Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace" is one of literature's greatest hits. It also contains more than half a million words. I'll get to it eventually, possibly not before I retire.
Posted on: 17 November 2017 | 3:59 am
Posted on: 16 November 2017 | 11:01 pm
Rev. Jamie Johnson resigned Thursday as the head of faith-based and neighborhood partnerships at the Department of Homeland Security after a CNN KFile report revealed inflammatory past comments he made about the black community and Islam.
Posted on: 16 November 2017 | 7:36 pm
Since the Harvey Weinstein allegations surfaced, Hollywood has been buffeted by waves of new sexual-misconduct allegations against people both in front of and behind the camera. The question now is whether and how the entertainment industry can transform that outpouring of outrage and disgust into action.
Posted on: 16 November 2017 | 7:07 pm
Denzel Washington, the producer, has developed a knack for finding great roles for Denzel Washington, the actor -- last year in "Fences" (which he also directed), this year in "Roman J. Israel, Esq." Washington's quirky performance shines brightly, but in a movie that otherwise doesn't present an especially strong case for rushing out to see it.
Posted on: 16 November 2017 | 4:56 pm
Posted on: 16 November 2017 | 2:21 pm
A decades-old presidential authority to use nuclear weapons is suddenly coming into question as US allies and some lawmakers from both parties want the Trump administration to assure them that President Donald Trump cannot rashly launch a nuclear strike, according to multiple sources.
Posted on: 14 November 2017 | 11:51 am
Dona Wells vividly remembers when abortions were illegal. When some took their chances on dangerous abortions performed by amateurs or even themselves. That could become reality again in her home state of Kentucky.
Posted on: 14 November 2017 | 9:36 am