Cold facts on global warming

by Jane Chastain -- In January, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change issued a new report on global warming, stating that the earth's average temperature could rise by as much more…

The very rich Mrs. Rich

by Barbara Simpson -- "Ho, ho, that’s rich!" For those who remember slang, that was a hot line a while back -- a retort that what was said was unbelievable or simply more…

The David Rubitsky story

by Joseph Farah -- Sgt. David Rubitsky was asked to lay a communications wire connecting his battalion command post to a rat-infested, enemy-threatened outpost in a New Guinea swamp on Dec. 1, more…

The shell blame game

by Jon Dougherty -- After arresting alleged spy Robert Hanssen last week, the FBI says it is going to get serious about its efforts to "thwart" spying efforts by tidying up its more…

Dissident voices

by J.R. Nyquist -- In his book, "After the Fall," Jeffrey C. Goldberg was struck by democratic Czechoslovakia's cult of personality. "Plastered on walls and buildings, in subway corridors, in car and more…

Implausible deniability

by Geoff Metcalf -- So, is anybody buying any of this "we didn't know" denial of the Clinton's regarding Hugh Rodham's cash-for-clemency deal (and others)? Anybody? We have a new (albeit chronic) more…

Racing to win

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- While devastated racing fans grieve over a death in the family, and others push reforms that might make a deadly sport only slightly less deadly, I prefer to more…

Time enough?

by Jerry Falwell -- When Dale Earnhardt strapped himself into his car prior to racing in the Daytona 500 on Sunday, I doubt that he actually considered that he would never finish more…

A time for violence?

by Cynthia Grenier -- Seeing "3000 Miles to Graceland" may well make you wish yourself 3000 miles anywhere but in a movie house watching Kevin Costner in his latest film. Now if more…

From the heart of Iran's darkness

by Richard Grenier -- A heartening glow of light emerges from one of the world's darkest countries. Iran's "The Circle," the grim tale that -- to everyone's surprise -- won the top more…