Paying the price for frat boy antics

Amanda Bennett is a journalist and a co-founder of the Bloomberg Women’s Project. Not long ago, I was part of a small group vetting candidates for a once-in-a-lifetime kind of job. Our research turned up example after example of one contender’s dismissiveness toward...

Ohio Governor Delays Killer’s Upcoming Execution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has issued a reprieve for a condemned killer scheduled to die next month following the recent extended execution of an inmate who repeatedly gasped during the procedure. The decision delays the March 19 execution of...

Senators Seek $30M For Great Lakes Infrastructure

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A group of U.S. senators is asking the Army Corps of Engineers to pump more money into maintaining harbors in the Great Lakes region, which has a backlog of projects. A letter sent Friday and signed by 13 members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force...

Woman charged with kidnapping baby found in Iowa

This undated photo provided by the Tipton, Iowa Sheriff is Kristen Rose Smith of Denver. Federal prosecutors charged Smith, a Denver woman on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 with kidnapping her half-sister’s newborn boy from a Wisconsin home hours after police discovered the infant in...

Punctuating skepticism of parents’ fear

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Paul Brown was the founding member of the club of title-winning football coaches

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The power of looking and feeling good

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Dark talents at Georgetown dinner parties

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Live music and celebrity fans at Rebecca Minkoff

AP Photo/John Minchillo NEW YORK (AP) — If you ever needed proof that designer Rebecca Minkoff is much loved by young women, you had only to look at the celebrities sprinkled in the audience at her runway show Friday. There was Carrie Underwood, the country superstar. There...

Fallon exits ‘Late Night, ‘ headed for ‘Tonight’

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not so much “goodbye” as “on break.” With Jimmy Fallon’s departure from “Late Night” on Friday after five years in the host chair, he will be off the NBC airwaves a scant 10 days before coming back as host...