Steve Breen

Stephen Paul Breen (born April 26, 1970 in Los Angeles, California) is a nationally syndicated cartoonist. He twice won the Pulitzer Prize, in 1998 and 2009. He graduated from Huntington Beach High School in 1988 and attended the University

Cartoons by Alli Kirkham explain sexual consent in everyday terms

Fed up with the 'confusion' around the subject, blogger, cartoonist and contributor to the website Everyday Feminism (where these cartoons were first published) Alli Kirkham created this series of cartoons which perfectly break down what consent mea

A cartoonist takes on the BP oil spill

BP has agreed to pay a record $18.7 billion to settle federal and state claims against it for its role in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, sidestepping years of litigation with a promise to pour funds for nearly two decades into efforts to repair va

NYT Bans Mohammad Cartoons – Runs This Instead . . .

Earlier this week the New York Times published a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made completely out of condoms. The decision to publish Niki Johnsons “artwork” called “Eggs Benedict” stands in sharp contrast to the Mohammad cartoons that ran in the ...

5 current kids cartoons that adults need to be watching

Cartoons are like any other medium: they run the gamut from “Oh God I can feel myself getting dumber from watching this” to “This show better get nominated for an Emmy.” The latter category has recently been dominated by animation created specifical

Tioga Downs Not Threatened by Binghamton Casino Bid

Tioga Downs submitted its final casino requests for approval just days after the Binghamton City Council approved a request to start discussing plans for a casino in Binghamton. But Tioga Downs owner Jeff Gural isn't concerned. Gabrielle Lucivero h

George Takei implies Clarence Thomas race traitor in defense of ‘blackface …

In a Facebook post, George Takei said that blackface is not racist and/or that it is acceptable for an outsider to tell a black man that he is a racist caricature. He also used an analogy that would imply that ... more >. By Victor Morton - T

Republicans approve limiting public access to records

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Nearly all records created by state and local government officials, including bill drafts and communications with staff, would not be subject to the Wisconsin open records law under a sweeping surprise change Republica

Branstad axes more than $60 million for education

Gov. Terry Branstad (from left) waits backstage as Bruce Rastetter, host of the 2015 Iowa Ag Summit, talks during the 2015 Iowa Ag Summit at the Elwell Family Food Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines on Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015. (Stephe

UPDATE 3-Illinois court asked to clarify state payments without budget

(Adds unions suing over pay). CHICAGO, July 2 (Reuters) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked a court to determine what the state can continue to fund in an absence of an enacted budget for the fiscal year that began on Wednesday, she said ...

Attorney General Ken Paxton of Texas May Face Securities-Fraud Indictment

HOUSTON — Evidence that Ken Paxton, the attorney general of Texas, committed securities fraud before he became the state's top lawyer will soon be presented to a grand jury, a special prosecutor said this week. Mr. Paxton, a Republican, was dogged b

Man Who Climbed White House Fence Sentenced to Time Served

A Maryland man who jumped over a White House fence and was subdued after kicking two guard dogs on the north Lawn in October on Thursday was sentenced to time served and a year of supervised release, the Justice Department said. Domini

Rick Perry: Republicans must reach out to black voters

Washington -- Former Texas Governor Rick Perry said Thursday that Republicans have lost their "moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln" after having given up on trying to win the support of African-Americans. Perry, who declared his presidential bid

In uphill 2016 bid, Jim Webb brings conservative bent to Democratic field

Former Virginia senator Jim Webb announced Thursday that he will run for president, setting himself on an uphill trek for the Democratic nomination with little national name recognition and scant financial support. Webb adds a decidedly more ...

US apparel brand Aéropostale teams up with Arvind Lifestyle to enter Indian …

With 40 per cent of India's population below the age of 20, we expect Aeropostale to be hugely popular and successful," said J Suresh, managing director of Arvind Lifestyle Brands, which runs more than 800 stores in India across a portfolio of

Surgery Trumps Lifestyle for Beating T2DM

Surgery achieved partial or complete diabetes remission in 29% to 40% of patients (depending on procedure used) at 3 years of follow-up, compared with none of the patients assigned to lifestyle intervention alone, investigators led by Anita Courcoulas ...

Homicide Victim Lived Dangerous Lifestyle: Mother

The mother of a D.C. homicide victim desperately tried to save her daughter from a dangerous lifestyle, she told News4. Delonta Jovon Wynn, 34, was arrested Tuesday and charged with second-degree murder in the death of 46-year-old Darlene Marie Bryan

Lions have given a roar of approval to Lifestyle 2015

Lions clubs across the region have supported Lifestyle for a number of years, with member Eileen Smith playing an instrumental role in persuading individual groups to club together to provide two Lifestyle teams with a PGL team building adventur

Vintage Highland Village gets a ‘lifestyle’ remake

Jimmy Fowler founded Highland Village in 1972 and for two generations it maintained its niche as a premier high-end shopping place in Jackson. “Curated,” is the term that Lou Masiello uses to describe how Fowler and his son-in-law, Guy Boyle, manage

Video: Riding Sydney’s Northern Beaches – The Aussie Lifestyle

DHaRCO teamed up with Sean Anderson to release an edit showing the lifestyle and riding in Sydney, Australia. We rented a house near our home on the Northern Beaches, and hit up our favourite local trails. The video is about life - work hard, play

Gruppo Campari, Eataly Enter Global Partnership Promoting Italian Lifestyle

SAN FRANCISCO (July 1, 2015) – Gruppo Campari, with its iconic Italian drinks portfolio, has announced a global partnership with high-end Italian food market Group Eataly, to promote the Italian lifestyle around the world. Eataly, who prides itself