Iron fist over Havana's skyline

by Ralph Reiland -- It started with a knock on the door of his room at Havana's Hotel Nacional while he was taking a nap, says Mike Snow, a little after 8 more…

The uses of power

by Cynthia Grenier -- Is there anyone around today in the States remotely interested in the media who doesn't know the names of Tina Brown and Harry Evans? Odds are you almost more…

Buy high, sell low

by Tom Ambrose -- Isn't government grand? In an age where federal and state governments run monumental deficits, legislators vote themselves bloated salaries, and citizens struggle to pay their bills while suffering more…

Hollywood inspects its navel

by Richard Grenier -- Every once in a while, it occurs to folks in Hollywood, in their pursuit of the absurd, that there are few things more absurd than Hollywood itself, so more…

Keeping faith?

by Ruben Navarrette Jr. -- Recent events prompt the question: Can one savor the idea of government and religious groups teaming up to tackle society's ills without having to swallow the bitter taste more…

Klamath Falls' invisible foe

by Henry Lamb -- Is there any connection between Klamath Falls, Oregon, and the town of LaVerkin, Utah? Very definitely – but few people realize it. The LaVerkin City Council adopted a more…

G8 protesters riot for more funding

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Anti-globalization protesters in Genoa have turned the city into a war zone – something not seen or experienced since World War II. By nightfall on Friday, one was more…

Shameless fiction

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The latest Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence (formerly Handgun Control, Inc. or HCI) attack on silver-screen legend and NRA President Charlton Heston crosses all lines of decency. more…

The collapse of American journalism

by Jack Cashill -- The call came in from CNN a few hours before show time. I was not to appear on "The Point" with Greta Van Susteren to discuss TWA 800. more…

Traditional methods of raising kids work best

by Jon Dougherty -- Writing in Salon.com on Wednesday, Lawrence Diller, M.D., a 23-year practicing pediatrician, said that parents today want to rely too much on drugs and "self-help" psychobabble to control more…