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  • Melissa McCarthy's Elle cover is just fine with her

    "THERE is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the proportion." -- Edgar Allan Poe. SO "THEY" attacked Elle and Melissa McCarthy because she is wearing a big coat on the cover of the magazine, saying she was covering up her weight -- and for...
  • Sheila Nevins, Sid Koch and their Connecticut masterpiece

    "If Michelangelo had been a heterosexual, the Sistine Chapel would have been painted basic white and with a roller," says Rita Mae Brown. Ms. Brown is still making perspicacious comments on art, like the above, and still riding to the hounds in the...
  • '60 Minutes'' missed opportunity

    In the days of the late Mike Wallace, "60 Minutes" was known for hard-hitting, aggressive journalism that asked the questions viewers wanted answered and held the powerful accountable. The Jan. 27 program on which Steve Kroft interviewed President...
  • Media critic Howie Kurtz joins Fox News

    Media critic Howie Kurtz joins Fox News
    Former Washington Post media critic and Daily Beast Washington bureau chief Howie Kurtz is joining Fox News, the network said Thursday. Kurtz, who is the host of CNN's "Reliable Sources," will appear in that role for two more Sundays, and then will join...
  • 60 Minutes serves the president some softballs

    60 Minutes serves the president some softballs
    In the days of the late Mike Wallace, "60 Minutes" was known for hard-hitting, aggressive journalism that asked the questions viewers wanted answered and held the powerful accountable. The Jan. 27 program on which Steve Kroft interviewed President Obama...
  • Steelers will attempt to stop recent skid

    Steelers will attempt to stop recent skid
    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. At 6-5,...
  • City Lights: Making poetry a priority

    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...
  • '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93

    '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace Dead at 93
    NEW YORK -- Mike Wallace, who spent four decades as a hard-hitting, provocative news correspondent on "60 Minutes," has died, CBS reported Sunday. He was 93. Wallace died Saturday night "peacefully surrounded by family members at Waveny Care Center in...
  • Mike Wallace dies at 93; '60 Minutes' pioneer

    Mike Wallace dies at 93; '60 Minutes' pioneer
    As the self-described "black hat" of television's premier newsmagazine "60 Minutes," Mike Wallace crafted a persona of a probing reporter known for his often caustic questioning of sometimes reluctant guests on the program. Beginning in 1968, as one of...
  • Andy Rooney dies at 92; curmudgeonly commentator on '60 Minutes'

    Andy Rooney dies at 92; curmudgeonly commentator on '60 Minutes'
    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...
  • Dr. Jack Kevorkian dies at 83; 'Dr. Death' was advocate, practitioner of physician-assisted suicide

    Dr. Jack Kevorkian dies at 83; 'Dr. Death' was advocate, practitioner of physician-assisted suicide
    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-...