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Children's author Maurice Sendak dies at 83

Maurice Sendak, the author and illustrator of "Where the Wild Things Are," has died aged 83... Read more»

In the gusher of super PACs, confusion reigns

As the South Carolina primary revs up, it's worth taking a step back and considering all the confusing names for super PACs, and all the confusing money that might be spent in the coming months. ... Read more»

Stewart & Colbert: When jokes trump discourse

Sam Fulwood III wonders what’s become of our country’s political dialogue when mock rallies threaten to draw more supporters than real ones.... Read more»1

Think again

Is farm work funny, Mr. Colbert?

House Minority Leader John Boehner says he thinks it’s weird that Democrats have “time to bring a comedian to Congress but they don't have time to end the uncertainty by extending the tax cuts." The reaction to Colbert’s appearance has been largely negative. Washington does not like this character who captures the city so well—at least not in person.... Read more»

'Take Our Jobs'

Farmworkers to Colbert: Immigration worries? Work in fields

To those who fear that illegal immigrants are taking jobs from U.S. citizens, the United Farm Workers of America says: Take a farmworker's job.... Read more»9

Farmworkers to those worried about illegal workers: 'Take Our Jobs'

For those who grouse that undocumented immigrants are taking jobs from U.S. citizens and legal residents, the United Farm Workers of America has a challenge: Apply to be a farm worker.... Read more»

British and Obama, like oil and water

While President Obama returned to the Gulf Coast to track the growing devastation caused by the blown-out BP oil well, BP's board of directors huddled behind closed doors here Monday to prepare for a showdown with the Obama administration in Washington on Wednesday.... Read more»

Weekend preview: Power of ten

Before you slather yourself in sunblock and head out to Spring Fling this weekend, or Sunday's KFMA Day at the Pima County Fairgrounds, why not give yourself a nice dose of culture? It'll only hurt a bit.... Read more»