Politicians who expected the public to be outraged by their torture report on the CIA dramatically misread public opinion.
"Selma" may or may not be a good movie, but no one should rely on it for historical accuracy.
It ought to be no surprise that there's another faux controversy raging in Washington, D.C., the land of faux controversies.
It's time for an accounting in Boston.
January is traditionally a time for looking ahead and contemplating the future, but not so this year in Boston.
There should be no further confusion about the legality of citizens recording public interactions with police officers in Illinois.
As his term of office winds down to its Jan. 12 departure date, Gov. Pat Quinn still is wrapping up uncompleted business on his agenda.
For some reason, officials overseeing the selection site for President Obama's presidential library are making their decision harder than it needs to be.
We've said it before and we'll say it again — there is no appropriate location for the proposed Barack Obama Presidential Library other than Chicago.
Elected officials who run afoul of the law cannot be tolerated.
After U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a New York Republican, pleaded guilty last week to income-tax evasion, he immediately announced that he intended to remain a member of Congress.
"As long as I'm able to serve, I'm going to serve," he said.
We all could stand some self-improvement.
In reality, today is just another day — one of the 365 that make up a year. But most people don't see New Year's Day that way. Perhaps that's why Jan. 1 is described as the world's most celebrated holiday.
Illinois taxpayers will enjoy a bigger paycheck in the coming year, but that's a mixed blessing.
The start of the new year creates a classic good news/bad news scenario for the people of Illinois.
"The Interview" makes its debut.
Well, so much for the notion that threats of violence would caused cancellation of the release of "The Interview," Sony's comedy that pokes fun at North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.