Malloy wisely avoids a Chris Christie debacle

Whatever your opinion of Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as the state struggles with a financial crisis that has forced it to cut the hours of some parks, beaches and campgrounds, at least he hasn’t been as stupid, arrogant and frankly,...

Rick's List - Celeb-in-a-Box Edition

Pop culture gossips and celebrity junkies devoted mucho speculative space last week to a rumor that musician Taylor Swift, desperate to leave her Tribeca apartment without having to deal with paparazzi, had two members of her private crew of...




Dad suspects he's judged for his stay-at-home status

DEAR ABBY: I'm at my wits' end. I have been unemployed for almost two years. My wife has been working during that time. We have two girls I take care of as a stay-at-home dad. Although I have consistently searched for work, I...

Irresponsible boyfriend earns nothing but woman's anger

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend cheated on me the whole time I was pregnant last year. He lived in Florida, and I lived in Missouri. He didn't make it back for our son's birth like he promised. Now that he's back, he stays out all...

Mixed messages from mom have teen looking for clarity

DEAR ABBY: I'm 17. My mom and I often disagree on things. Don't get me wrong -- I don't care what she does in her free time, but lately I have learned she's talking to people about bisexuality. I don't know how to handle this or...

Dad can't be thanked enough for helping daughter pay bills

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married just over a year. It's the second marriage for both of us. Since our wedding, my father-in-law continually "reminds" us that he helped my wife financially after her divorce. He does it...


Your stars July 28

Your stars July 28