| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:40 AM
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The connection between the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the eruption of Beatlemania in the U.S. a little more than two months later when the group showed up on “The Ed...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The closer we get to Feb. 9 and the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' first live performance on American television on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” the more commemorations that are announced.
In New York, where the group first touched down at John...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Long before "lean in" became a rallying cry for professional women of America, there was "Murphy Brown."
In fall 1988, the sitcom about a brash, unmarried, fortysomething news anchor and recovering alcoholic premiered on CBS. Though it was slow to build...
| Jun 4, 2011
He was known as Dr. Death, a Michigan physician who helped his patients kill themselves.
In doing so, Jack Kevorkian inflamed a nationwide debate in the 1990s over a terminally ill patient's right to die. And he served eight years in prison for second-...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Andy Rooney, CBS News' longtime resident curmudgeon whose whimsical and acerbic essays on "60 Minutes" turned the rumpled writer into an unlikely — and reluctant — TV celebrity, died Friday night, only weeks after retiring from the show. He...
| Apr 29, 2011
It may be hard for those who grew up watching "Will & Grace" to imagine the shock and excitement when Mart Crowley's "The Boys in the Band" caught fire off-Broadway in 1968, becoming one of the most discussed, derided and defended dramas of its era.
| Apr 8, 2012
| 11:35 AM
I was in the CNN green room in Washington Sunday when I heard about the death of pioneering CBS newsman Mike Wallace at 93 Sunday.
Being a live show, host Howie Kurtz and the CNN team scrapped the planned opening and went with a segment on Wallace that I...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 3:48 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, with gusty winds and a high temperature in the mid 60s. There is a 30 percent chance of showers tonight, with lows in the low 40s around the Baltimore area.
Check our traffic map for this...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:00 AM
For me, the image of Mike Wallace as an iconoclastic journalist who challenged the status quo was always contradicted by his status as a hugely successful mainstream media personality.
It's as if the few times he butted heads and dug into an...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Ever since I became a journalist, I have had one burning desire: to work the phrases "National Poetry Month" and "The Human Centipede" into the same column. With the following piece, my career will be vindicated.
I'll get to the second phrase later. But...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Earlier in the week, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's chances of playing Sunday's game against the Ravens were gauged at less than 50 percent. The Steelers' odds of qualifying for the postseason may not be much better.