| 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...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Al Gore has taken a lot of heat since finalizing a deal to sell his struggling cable network Current TV to Al Jazeera, the Qatari news service.
Predictably, the backlash started on the right, with numerous outcries from the pundits at Fox News,...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Ending a tenure marked by the costly decline of the 'Today' show, the failure of the newsmagazine 'Rock Center' and an erosion of journalistic values, Steve Capus Friday resigned as president of NBC News after almost eight years on the job.
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Anne Hathaway is taking the moral high ground over her lack of underwear.
Understandably, the "Les Misérables" actress would not have chosen the film's New York premiere to be snapped exiting her car without any unmentionables on -- but such is the...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:40 AM
From #SaveBigBird and #womeninbinders, to #Lauerfail and #DrunkDianeSawyer, it seems like we are awash in stories with hashtags these days --stories about the 140-character wonders of Twitter and their impact on media and politics.
And while there is...
| 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
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Richard Oare, an attorney who successfully defended the the mayor of York, Pa., on a decades-old murder charge dating to a 1969 race riot, died of prostate cancer March 26 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The White Hall resident was 68.
| Feb 3, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Are you ready for some political football? For the fourth straight year President Obama will do a live interview on the network hosting the Super Bowl, offering him a chance to speak directly into the homes of tens of millions of Americans gathered to...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:26 PM
In the latest ratcheting-up of this year’s political arms race, President Obama has given the go-ahead to his donors to contribute funds to a “super PAC” set up by two of his former aides, a reversal of his previous opposition to the...