| Dec 7, 2012
| 6:00 AM
By now, many have seen the horrific photograph from the front page of the New York Post ("Police question man in N.Y. subway train death," Dec. 5). A man clings helplessly to the platform of a New York subway seconds before he is struck and killed by an...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 8:01 AM
I told myself I wasn't going to go here -- I wasn't going to weigh in on the pasting Matt Lauer was taking on Twitter Thursday and Friday for his less-than-stellar performance as TV host for NBC's coverage of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 3:00 AM
What the hell do I say to my straight 14-year-old son about porn? Should I say anything? My sister tells me that all the research shows my son has been looking at porn for three years already. Am I too late?
— Distressed Anxious Dad
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:01 AM
The 44-year old Burmese drug lord Naw Kham and three of his drug lord buddies were convicted of violently murdering 13 Chinese fishermen in October 2011. The incident, since dubbed the “Mekong River Massacre,” occurred when Kham and his...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:21 AM
At age 31, Adam Greenberg’s dream of returning to a major-league batter’s box was fading.
Greenberg, who grew up in Guilford, was beaned in the back of his head in his one and only plate appearance with the Cubs on July 9, 2005. He played...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:43 AM
The latest twist in the Trayvon Martin coverage: George Zimmerman's father gave an interview Wednesday night without consulting his son's attorney, the lawyer told NBC's "Today" in an exclusive interview this morning.
"I suppose he stayed quiet as long...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:16 AM
One of my guaranteed chuckles at our theme parks is during MuppetVision 3D at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Kermit the Frog and company are producing a musical spectacular and he asks what the title is.
"It's 'A Salute to All Nations … But Mostly...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:34 AM
Assistant State Attorney Jeff Ashton landed on ABC's The View and NBC's Today Show this morning, sharing his disappointment about the not-guilty verdict reached in the first-degree murder charge against Casey Anthony.
Casey Anthony's ex-fiancé Jesse...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:51 AM
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Sybrina Fulton, the mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, appeared on NBC News' TODAY show Monday, where she said the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot her son in...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Honestly? I've never gotten worked up about Paula Deen and her cooking.
I thought she could be great fun on television, particularly when she flirted with Matt Lauer on her "Today" show visits. Her food struck me as a culinary form of Southern Gothic,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:52 AM
It's hard to focus on tonight's "Bachelor Pad" while we are eagerly awaiting ABC to confirm Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte as the next Bachelor.
And this isn't a pipe dream like our "Make Chris Harrison the Next Bachelor" Facebook group. A few...