Leaving the nest

There's a natural inclination for young adults to leave their homes and seek their ways in the world. The problem for Scranton in particular and NE Pennnsylvania in general is that this tendency is magnified by an absence of high-paying jobs and careers. Many of...

Pot meets kettle

Posture-palooza resumes Monday in our nation's capitol when the suits from Detroit's Big 3 arrive hat in hand, looking for $25 billion in low-interest federal loans. There's much to criticize in the ways these three former giants of American...

Rocket scientists

Barack Obama told "60 Minutes" he favored scrapping the rightly maligned Bowl Championship Series formula, thus cementing his bipartisan credentials. No one like the BCS. Except the BCS itself, that is. Needlessly complex, prone to subjective input and...

Sneak peek

Here's a detail from tomorrow's cartoon. Anyone caring to guess the topic is invited to fire off an email to...