| Nov 22, 2013
Marguerite Oswald, at that moment the most notorious mother in America, was being dropped off at her Fort Worth home by FBI agents on the morning I met her 50 years ago this month. The bureau had taken Mrs. Oswald into protective custody after the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I am one of those who can easily answer the most singular question of my generation: “Where were you when John F. Kennedy was assassinated?”
On this day exactly 50 years ago, I was a seventh-grader at R.H. Thomson Junior High School in...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:30 AM
“All analogies limp,” a wise man once said. So it is with the comparison between John F. Kennedy, the first Catholic to be elected president, and Barack Obama, the first black president. In both cases the Democratic nominee overcame...
| Jul 14, 2013
Upon joining the staff of the National Zoo in 1955, veterinarian Theodore Reed was greeted by antiquated animal dwellings — some dating to the 1890s — and a budget so spare he bought medicine for his new charges at a local drugstore and...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Helen Thomas, the pioneering female journalist who questioned 10 U.S. presidents from her front-row seat at White House press conferences, has died. She was 92.
The Associated Press reported her death. She lived in Washington for more than six decades....
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:00 AM
While it's one memory lane some may rather not stroll down, the divisive near-term-and-a-half of America's disgraced 37th president is recounted with economy, focus and, at times, pitch-dark humor in the documentary "Our Nixon."
Director Penny Lane,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:10 PM
In the end, Ryan Braun cut himself a pretty good deal.
So he's tainted now, as a baseball player who used performance-enhancing substances? He's been tainted for two years. Nothing new there.
His thumb is injured. He's getting married in the fall. His...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The Hero The season finale...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:57 PM
The Writers Guild of America might think of “All in the Family” as the second-greatest sitcom of all time, after “Seinfeld,” but were he alive today, Richard Nixon would almost certainly disagree.
As “Our Nixon,” a...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:35 PM
Leonard Garment, a lawyer who was a friend and advisor to President Nixon as the Watergate scandal unfolded and who urged him not to destroy tape recordings of his conversations, has died. He was 89.
Garment, who had been ill, died Saturday at his New...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Anybody with half a brain should have known it was wrong to put an Obama mask on the face of a rodeo clown Saturday at the Missouri State Fair.
It was wrong for the announcer, a local school superintendent, to rile up the crowd by saying, “We&...