The Toupin family's road trip continues. After climbing through the steampunky City Museum in St. Louis and heading to Kansas, the family realizes driving long hours is a lot of work.
The 'fiscal cliff' needs urgent attention, but the election returned the same House/Senate/White House configuration that failed to agree on the budget ceiling in 2011. More active participation by President Obama combined with mediation could help bridge the congressional divide.
Leash law for cats: In Vermont, a clause in a city law to restrict roaming felines has gotten cat fanciers' dander up.
There was no indication of what — if anything — Obama knew about the alleged deal.
He is overseeing the boldest expansion of government in a generation. Is it a 'new pragmatism' right for the times or dangerous overreach by a young president?