| May 2, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Jennifer Esposito is engaged to longtime boyfriend Louis Dowler.
The "Blue Bloods" actress, 41, confirmed the news on Thursday's episode of "Katie," when host Katie Couric spilled the beans toward the end of the segment.
"Oh, P.S. Announcement:...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:08 AM
After the coffee. Before wishing the Morning Fix a happy anniversary.
The Skinny: It was five years ago Sunday that the Morning Fix was born. Here is what it looked like on Day 1. Pretty primitive. It is an exhausting job that couldn't be done...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Michelle Obama wore a draped-sleeve, dropped-shoulder gray tulle embroidered gown by Marchesa to the 100th White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday. She accessorized with drop earrings and a large ring.
The annual dinner and scholarship fundraiser...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:07 PM
As with most professions, broadcast journalism can be a competitive and sometimes even cutthroat business.
Some of the news greats like Dan Rather, Charles Gibson and Walter Cronkite stayed with their respective networks for most of their careers....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Aaron Carroll today offers a graphic depiction of the toll of the anti-vaccination movement. (H/t: Kevin Drum.) It comes from a Council on Foreign Relations interactive map of "vaccine-preventable outbreaks" worldwide 2008-2014.
A couple of...
| Jan 5, 2014
When the Crawley clan of "Downton Abbey" returns to American television this weekend, I will take more than a sporting interest in the fate of the newly widowed Lady Mary. As someone who was widowed at a relatively young age myself, my fondest hope is...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Katie Couric's syndicated television talk show has been canceled.
Disney/ABC Television and Couric jointly announced the move Thursday afternoon.
"While production will continue on “Katie” through June 2014, we’ve mutually agreed...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:18 PM
UPDATE: This post has been updated as explained below.
In yet another sign of the perils and irresponsibility of the anti-vaccination movement, thousands of riders of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system are being warned that they may have been exposed...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:19 AM
And you thought your morning was rough.
Matt Lauer and Al Roker received prostate exams Thursday on "Today" in an effort to build awareness around prostate cancer.
Lauer's urologist, Dr. David Samadi, oversaw both procedures, which took about 35...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Suzanne Somers is the luckiest woman in the whole, big, wide world.
The onetime "Three's Company" star, now 66, revealed Tuesday on "The Talk" that she has an active sex life. A very active sex life, with Alan Hamel, her husband of 36...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:39 PM
In some nondescript boardroom at ABC, a room full of suits sat around mulling ideas for potential holiday specials. At some point came this pitch: “All the kids love Lady Gaga, and everyone loves the Muppets -- so how about the two cozy up together?...