Jan 8, 2014 - By Michael Ollove, For MCT News Service:  WASHINGTON -- Signing up for health insurance on the new state and federal exchanges was supposed to be the easy part of the Affordable Care Act. But the really ... [more]
Jan 8, 2014 - Staff:  My children and their futures were the motivation for our campaign, and they will always be my overriding priority.
Jan 8, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Her short campaign wasn't going well, and there might not be another
Jan 7, 2014 - By Jim Puzzanghera and Don Lee, MCT News Service:  WASHINGTON -- Now that the Federal Reserve has started to ease a key economic stimulus, the reins of managing monetary policy to finish the job soon will be ... [more]
Jan 7, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Newspaper calendar
Jan 6, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  I thought that sound was her leaving at 3 a.m., but actually she was just getting home.
Jan 6, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  The superintendent's attackers are running out of time to make a legitimate case against her
Jan 3, 2014 - By The Chicago Tribune:  In 2007, when the International Olympic Committee awarded the 2014 Winter Games to the Russian city of Sochi, it raised hopes that the Kremlin was open to ... [more]
Jan 3, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  Stats don't lie: With more people come more problems
Jan 3, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  New BLM guidelines testify to work group's effectiveness
Jan 2, 2014 - Newsday:  Federal regulators approved Tuesday a two-year temporary price increase for first-class stamps. The charge will go to 49 cents per stamp on Jan. 26 to help the ... [more]
Jan 2, 2014 - By Clair McFarland:  The New Year brings with it enthusiasm and ambition -- and the two traits combine to make me scrub obscure nooks and crannies throughout the house. The final, ... [more]
Jan 2, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Much of it will come out of nowhere
Dec 31, 2013 - Staff:  "It was exciting to hear a new baby cry. We deal with a lot of stressful stuff in here, but luckily this one was a good outcome."
Dec 31, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Our big year-ender
Dec 30, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  When it's not working so well, it is like owning a sick goldfish, albeit one with a constantly revolving price tag for repair parts to arrive from ... [more]
Dec 30, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  There can be more to it than an internal proclamation on Jan. 1
Dec 27, 2013 - By The Dallas Morning News:  News that cyber-criminals have put accounts of 40 million customers of retail giant Target at risk is a sober reminder that as much as you might think your ... [more]
Dec 27, 2013 - By Chris Peck:  The surveillance system at Riverton City Park is the newest example, but far from the only one.
Dec 27, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Once unthinkable, it's now about to be debated in the Legislature
Dec 26, 2013 - By Betty Starks Case:  In this case, the proof was in a cedar chest.
Dec 26, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Western governors say they are ready to do more, and they ought to be given the chance
Dec 24, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  If there were a prize-winner for the ordinary word that Santa letter writers have the most trouble spelling, I nominate "would."
Dec 24, 2013 - By Clement Clark Moore:  'A Visit from St. Nicholas,' by Clement Clark Moore (1823)
Dec 22, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  When electing a new president, we tend to choose one who has something his predecessor lacked.
Dec 22, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  The players ranged from age 10 to 40, and no one wore a team uniform.
Dec 22, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  A child's Christmas letter from long ago has enduring value
Dec 20, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Amid technical advances and emerging security concerns, privacy takes a beating
Dec 19, 2013 - By Ben Barber, MCT News Service:  There is a mad rush to legalize marijuana these days, but it's time to rethink that generous yet foolish move -- generous because it lifts the onus of crime ... [more]
Dec 19, 2013 - By Clair McFarland:  A stay-at-home state of mind