| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:15 AM
TV will mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day, a major turning point in World War II, with special coverage, including a prime-time special on NBC.
"Brian Williams Reporting: Journey to Normandy" focuses on four World War II veterans, their D-Day...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:44 AM
Orlando will gain national exposure when Jimmy Fallon brings "The Tonight Show" here, starting Monday. In announcing Fallon's first road trip with "Tonight," NBC was clear that the visit to Universal Orlando Resort is "timed to celebrate the resort's...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"WHEN I dream of an afterlife ... the action always takes place at the Ritz Paris," said Ernest Hemingway in 1944, as World War II was hurtling toward an end.
I have two good friends, Peter Rogers in New Orleans and Jim Mitchell of NYC. Both wrote me...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:46 AM
When Marcella Hazan died a year ago at age 89, Christiane Amanpour described her to CNN viewers as "one remarkable woman" who "set the dining room table, and the tastes, for millions of Italian food lovers." Hazan did so by vigorously extolling —...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The death toll from the massive typhoon that hit the Philippines is likely closer to 2,000 or 2,500, not the previously reported figure of 10,000, President Benigno Aquino told CNN in an interview on Tuesday.
"The figure right now I have is about 2,000,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Days after completing a landmark deal with Iran to freeze its nuclear program, the White House publicly called Tuesday for the release of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson, who was taken captive in Iran more than six years ago.
In the statement, the...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 6:17 PM
The most telling moment in "Come to the Edge," Christina Haag's memoir of her love affair with John F. Kennedy Jr., comes after his death in a plane crash off Martha's Vineyard.
There are two memorial services, one for dignitaries and family, the other...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 1:33 PM
Julia Roberts knows what it's like to go above and beyond as a mother, so she's pleased to showcase others who do, too.
The "Erin Brockovich" Oscar winner is the executive producer and host/narrator of "Extraordinary Moms," a special for Oprah Winfrey'...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:29 PM
I'm coming back to work after a much-needed week away, and I am starting with a busy day Sunday that opens in Washington at CNN's "Reliable Sources."
Host Howard Kurtz has a very strong lineup this week. Here's his description from the CNN website:...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:42 AM
The Washington Post used to have the best media reporter in the country in Howard Kurtz.
Now it was Erik Wemple writing what the paper calls "a reported opinion blog on news media."
I'll leave it to others to speculate on what that might suggest about...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 11:14 AM
In the wake of the failure of the congressional "super committee" to agree on a 10-year plan to reduce federal deficits, lawmakers from both parties signaled limited willingness to compromise on more immediate economic issues headed their way before the...