The Associated Press issues a stylebook that most newspapers in the country consult for guidelines on grammar, style and word usage.
Most of the entries are non-controversial. … Continue reading
“Do you believe that the president has the power to authorize lethal force, such as a drone strike, against a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, and without trial?”
That’s the question Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky posed of President Obama’s nominee for CIA chief. Continue reading
Dewey or don’t we? Time for a change.
It’s 1944. The popular Republican governor of New York — Thomas Dewey — is in a race for the White House. FDR is in his 12th year as president. The war in Europe is entering its fifth year. And a conservative weekly starts publication … Continue reading
In our post-Life magazine age, we sometimes forget that the still photograph can be the most moving. Continue reading
It’s a three-day weekend, do you know where your lawmaker is?
On Friday, Congress got out of Dodge for nine days, and the president took off for a weekend getaway with golf buddies in Florida. Is there time left to dodge the deep cuts when the sequester kicks in on March 1? Continue reading
Seemingly within minutes of the increasingly frail Pope Benedict XVI announcing his resignation, Aussie, Irish and British bookies started taking bets on who would be his successor. Continue reading