Last Saturday the president was joined on the White House South Lawn by Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's family as he announced their son had been released. But the good news, many Republican members of congress had quickly tweeted their support, suddenly turned into a political firestorm of controversy.
I got an early Father's Day present in late May when Yoko Ono answered a question I posted on her Facebook page as part of her weekly Q&A for fans. What, I asked, is the best way to introduce children to music?
Anna, in my books, is aging gracefully and has not quite reached the non-exclusive membership club for the elderly.
On June 3, 1989 I arrived in Beijing to cover a student-led pro-democracy movement in Tiananmen Square. Less than an hour later, soldiers made their first demand: "Leave the square or we will shoot to kill."
The tide is finally turning on the negative press that has helped to depress Apple's stock.
In just one click and a nanosecond, social media have a lot to say about corporations, their behavior and, ultimately, their reputations.
If President Obama and his national security advisers in the administration were hoping that his commencement address at West Point would set the record straight on his view of the world, they will be sadly disappointed by the result.
For the first time in my life, I can confidently say that most news is not making us smarter -- it is making us dumber.
The national focus on elite and other selective post-secondary institutions obscures the enormity of the positive work other institutions provide and undermines the valuable information they can share about successful strategies for first-generation college students.
Rather than simply telling the grads about resilience and imploring them to "show what you are made of," Abramson should have led by example.
We have HOW long until the next presidential election? Some of us just want to say: Give it a rest... but there seems little chance. Recently I rode ...
Last week, seven people were arrested for protesting the building of a massive garbage transfer site in a flood zone in Yorkville. The garbage site is being built in the very heart of an entirely residential district opposite 1,000 units of public housing and next to an athletic field used by 34,000 city kids.
The majority of Democrats, Republicans and Independents in the country don't want the U.S. government to be running around the world, bombing other people's countries all the time, so the New York Times and its favored "critics" can go pound sand.
Steve McAllister, one of CBGB's sound guys engineered what I'm beginning to think is a historic document. NOT because of me and my music, but, because Steve so perfectly and accurately captured the wondrous sound of the room... that room being frickin' CBGB!
A few years ago, I made a documentary on CNBC that focused on tobacco. The basic premise was to look at how was a business could be growing and maki...
We the People have given up on Congress. We the People have given up on the process. But, We the People believe in government that protects us, promotes our national interest, and reflects our national values.