| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The government shutdown has revealed the impressive skill of tea party Republicans to say untrue things with sincerity so convincing that they almost sound as if they believe what they are saying. Michele Bachmann, with her toothy grin and startling wide-...
| Oct 10, 2013
Maale Gamla, Israel — Was the Yom Kippur War, which began 40 years ago this month, inevitable? Documents newly released from the Israeli state archives and their integration with American archival material suggest that it wasn't. The records show...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Arnold Schwarzenegger has a story he has often told about the lightning-strike moment he became a Republican.
He had just arrived in the United States in the roiling year 1968, with the closely fought Richard Nixon-Hubert Humphrey presidential race in...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:21 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Colo. — Out near a lonely highway southwest of town, a farmer's son stuck some seeds in the ground last spring to see what would happen. What he pulled from the soil made history and has sown new hope for struggling farmers both here...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:39 PM
The Saturday Night Massacre was a scorched-earth moment in the Watergate affair.
On Oct. 20, 1973, the two highest-ranking members of the Justice Department, Atty. Gen. Elliot L. Richardson and his deputy, William D. Ruckelshaus, quit rather than follow...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Standout University of Texas quarterback
James Street, 65, a former University of Texas quarterback who took over the Longhorns' wishbone offense and led them to the 1969 national championship, died Monday at his home in Austin, Texas,...
| 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...
| 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&...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Moviegoers well-acquainted with Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels’ eyebrow-raising filmic oeuvre may be shocked to learn that his latest movie, “The Butler,” seems, at first blush, rather short on salacious surprises. This from the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:30 AM
TORONTO — It was 37 years ago, but Niki Lauda recalls his brush with death as if it happened this morning.
The Austrian Formula One driver had been in a ferocious nip-and-tuck battle for most of the season with his British rival James Hunt when...