Stories in the category News
February 16, 2017 at 8:58am
As it struggles to assemble a cabinet and to replace a national security adviser who has resigned and a labor secretary nominee who has withdrawn, the Trump administration takes on a new challenge: stanching leaks from U.S. intelligence.
February 7, 2017 at 1:37pm
Donald Trump’s controversial nomination of Republican contributor Betsy DeVos to head the Education Department received Senate confirmation Tuesday, with the tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence.
January 6, 2017 at 11:22am
No one in our database lost more potential Muckety in 2016 than Hillary Clinton.
December 29, 2016 at 7:03am
Actress Debbie Reynolds has died at age 84, just a day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher.
December 27, 2016 at 1:27pm
Actress/author Carrie Fisher has died at age 60.
December 19, 2016 at 8:06am
Actress and serial bride Zsa Zsa Gabor died Sunday. She was 99.
December 8, 2016 at 11:22am
One can only imagine who the nominee might have been if Donald Trump had not met with Al Gore on Monday.
November 19, 2016 at 8:49am
Betsy DeVos, former chair of the Michigan Republican Party and a vocal advocate of charter schools, reportedly is under consideration for education secretary.
August 17, 2016 at 1:33pm
Oh, how the lowly voter can be buffeted by political whirlwinds when insurers battle with the federal government.
December 23, 2015 at 5:31am
The funding arm of the National Institutes of Health has come under unusual scrutiny for its role, still vague, in the decision to exclude National Football League money from a grant to study the impact of head injuries in contact sports.
November 17, 2015 at 11:08am
While much is still unknown about those who planned and carried out Friday’s terrorist attack in Paris, authorities have released enough information to begin tracing their connections.
January 10, 2015 at 8:38am
Samuel Goldwyn Jr., the second generation of a Hollywood family dynasty, died Friday at age 88.
January 9, 2015 at 7:26am
One of the two suspects in the slaughter at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo met with a top leader of al-Qaeda in Yemen, Reuters reports.
January 4, 2015 at 12:02pm
In addition to spending millions to maintain a high profile in Washington, the pharmaceutical industry has a strong presence on the boards of hospitals and research centers around the country.
December 11, 2014 at 3:46pm
Before the current agency pushback and the growing Republican outrage, there was John Yoo, whose “torture memos” provided justification for U.S. actions outlined in the recently released Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogation tactics.
December 1, 2014 at 4:42pm
Buffeted by allegations of rape and sexual assault, comedian Bill Cosby has resigned from the Temple University board.
October 18, 2014 at 3:16am
Ronald Klain, President Obama’s choice as the new Ebola czar, brings a broad mix of private and government service to the job.
September 15, 2014 at 11:37am
Lobbyist Thomas Hale Boggs Jr., a member of one of the best-known families in American politics, has died at age 73, the Washington Post reports.
August 13, 2014 at 9:34am
For many, the recent collapse of Corinthian Colleges, Inc., demonstrated the pitfalls of moving America’s education system to the for-profit sector.
August 4, 2014 at 2:16pm
James Brady, who became a prominent advocate for gun control after being seriously wounded in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died at age 73.