At a party a few years ago, a young reporter bounded over to my cluster of social nodders and, with the breathlessness of a born tweeter, chirped: "What's the new hot thing?!"
It is reassuring that in the midst of so much government dysfunction, the IRS has resolved the question of when and whether to tax tanning beds under the Affordable Care Act.
NEW YORK — It was never quite clear what feminizing the workplace would mean when women en masse invaded corporate America a generation ago.
You might say I have a dog in this fight.
News that women increasingly are the leading or sole breadwinner in the American family has resurrected the perennial question: Why do we need men?
It's good to know that the war on terror is finally over. It was all so ugly, what with the beheadings and bombings.
Women's reproductive rights have enjoyed a half-century or so of well-defined proponents and opponents, but the recently flourishing fertility industry, from egg harvesting to surrogacy, has produced...
Breaking news: Conservative organizations suddenly have found common cause with one of their favorite objects of contempt — the benighted Mainstream Media.
Mistakes were made.
Enough with this "enough" business.
They lost me at the word "women."
In a reprieve from the horror of the most recent terrorist attack, the nation's attention turned to the man who declared the war on terrorism, George W. Bush.
As the manhunt for the Boston bombers reached its climactic conclusion, Americans of all hues and backgrounds heaved a sigh of relief. Thank goodness it wasn't ... fill in the blank:
CHARLESTON, S.C. — As the reporter said to the novelist: Why bother to make stuff up?
You know the feeling. You wake up filled with dread but, still groggy, you can't put your finger on the reason.
The recent kerfuffle over a secret recording of Sen.
The biggest obstacle to the Obama administration's push for tighter gun control may be its own best argument: Newtown.
The striking juxtaposition of the preternaturally perfect Angelina Jolie, waifish and wispy in a ghostly gown, and the scrappy Pakistani schoolgirl Malala, her face cruelly misshapen by the effects...
CAMDEN, S.C. — It isn't often that one gets to hear both the strains of "Dixie" and an African drum concert in the same public square.
No matter what Barack Obama does, he cannot escape the shadow of his former political opponent.
The recent rape conviction of two teenagers, one of whom also distributed a photo and sent cruel text messages about their victim, has captured the "bystander effect" in graphic and nauseating detail.
Mariska Hargitay, better known as "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Detective Olivia Benson, is the human intersection of life and art.
All things considered, I'd rather be in Rome. Isn't everyone?
The media love optics and no one understands this better than President Obama.
Excuse me while I roll my eyes over the latest "mommy war."
To the world beyond the Beltway, it might not mean much that Bob Woodward of the famed Watergate duo went public with his recent White House run-in.
If second-term presidents feel liberated by re-election to pursue bolder agendas, first ladies often become more comfortable to be their own person.
First they came for the drones.
RINO-hunting, the long popular political sport that morphed in 2008 into a sort of hysteria-driven obsession, lately has become a suicide mission.
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