Archive for 2013
New York Times Movie Writers Cite ‘Good Behavior Watchdogs,’ Then Only Write About Dogging Scenes With Guns and Smoking
New York Times entertainment reporters Brooks Barnes and Michael Cieply reviewed the year at the box office on Monday, another record year of almost $11 billion spent on movie tickets. The top five grossing movies were all sequels (or in the case of “Monsters University,” a... -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Utah on Tuesday took its fight against gay marriage to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking Justice Sonia Sotomayor to suspend a lower court ruling that allowed same-sex weddings to go ahead in the heavily-mormon state.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge upheld most of New York state's tough gun-control law on Tuesday, but struck down a provision that limits the number of bullets in a weapon to seven.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts asked Congress on Tuesday to ensure the judiciary has sufficient funding in the coming year following recent budget cuts.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday granted Lynne Stewart, a former defense lawyer convicted of aiding terrorism, a "compassionate" release from prison because she is dying of cancer.
On the Monday, December 30, The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC, Richard Wolffe -- executive editor of MSNBC.com -- mocked "ObamaCare haters," tagging them as the "biggest losers of the year," as he appeared as a panel member to select awards in various news... -
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks closed out their best year in more than 15 on Tuesday, with major indexes advancing throughout 2013 on the back of the Federal Reserve's massive stimulus and expectations for accelerating growth going forward.
DALLAS (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America will allow openly gay scouts for the first time as of January 1, with the century-old group facing conservative dissent from within for making the change and criticism from rights groups for not going far enough.