Apr 22, 2013
Monday, April 22, marks the 43rd Earth Day and, not coincidentally, the 143rd birthday of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, known to history as Lenin, the revolutionary founder of the now-deceased Soviet Union.
Mar 18, 2013
On Wednesday President Barack Obama lands in Jerusalem to begin three days of symbolic visits, and of meetings with Israeli, West Bank Palestinian, and Jordanian leaders.
Mar 13, 2013
Lacking New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's superior intelligence, a small-minded judge has permanently enjoined his magnificent effort to restrict the size of glasses in which restaurants may sell sugary soft drinks, also known as "liquid candy."
Mar 11, 2013
The official unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent last Friday, the lowest rate since December 2008. Numbers buried in the government's fine print, however, suggest that the economy might still be sinking, not recovering.
Feb 14, 2013
On February 10, the ancient Chinese Lunar calendar, based on a 12-year cycle of different animal years, exited the Year of the Dragon and entered the new Year of the Snake.
Feb 8, 2013
Days before a massive blizzard was expected Friday to bury New England, a new study by the Center for Economic Policy and Research proposed that if the world becomes "more European," this could reduce future global warming by as much as 2.34 degrees Fahrenheit.
Dec 13, 2012
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke may this week have handed President Obama the steering wheel, accelerator and brake of our economy.
Nov 5, 2012
On Tuesday voters in a handful of "battleground" states will determine who wins and who loses in the race to define America's future direction.