June 28, 2005 |
The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for the jailing of two reporters who refused to reveal confidential sources to a prosecutor investigating how the name of an undercover CIA operative ended up in a newspaper column. The high court, without comment, declined to hear the appeal of Judith Miller of the New York Times and Matthew Cooper of Time magazine, who had argued that the 1st Amendment protected them from having to identify their sources to special prosecutor Patrick J.
October 20, 2012 |
Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: Get with the program. You really think Alabama's offense can go round for round with the Ducks' offense? Darren Spicer Answer: You may have not heard about my recent religious conversion to SEC-anity. I actually cut myself shaving today and bled Crimson. Look, I was thoroughly impressed with Oregon's demolition of Arizona State on Thursday night. The Ducks could have scored 100 on the Sun Devils. But I am hardly ready to drop Alabama from No. 1. Given that the Southeastern Conference is 8-1 in Bowl Championship Series title games, I would still pick Alabama over Oregon if the schools met this year - and boy wouldn't that be better to watch than Alabama-Louisiana State.
February 10, 1991 |
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF SCIENCE LITERACY, edited by Richard Flaste (Times Books: $24.95; 318 pp.). The New York Times' Science Times pages are a great crossover feature--science deftly dished up for the lay reader. This collection includes pieces that appeared between January, 1987, and March, 1990--as much of a hedge as a book can make against dated material. The result is the equivalent of a big bag of your favorite junk food--say, M&Ms.
July 22, 2005 |
The Pentagon on Thursday sent Congress a formal assessment of the war in Iraq that describes the insurgency as "capable, adaptable and intent," but does not disclose details on the readiness of Iraqi security forces. The report, the first of a series required by law at 90-day intervals, provides a generally upbeat view of progress in Iraq, contending that postwar recovery efforts have the support of a majority of Iraqis and the international community.