| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is the gift that keeps on giving for late-night comedians. On Wednesday, Jimmy Kimmel couldn't get the actual Rob Ford to speak, but he had the next best thing: "Parks and Recreation's" Jim O'Heir doing his best Rob Ford impression....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:59 AM
A toxicology report released after Justin Bieber's spate of legal troubles has revealed that the pop star had weed and prescription meds in his system when he was arrested in Miami Beach, Fla., last week, according to reports out Thursday.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A half-century ago, John F. Kennedy, Walter Cronkite and Marilyn Monroe were celebrities in their own spheres, but they stayed in their spheres. JFK never tried to be anything but a political figure, Cronkite never strayed from journalism and Marilyn...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:55 AM
To America -- that is to say, the United States -- I say: We owe our neighbors to the north an apology.
For too long we have regarded Canadians as the nebbishes of North America -- a nicer, maybe wimpier version of ourselves, Pollyannas in parkas -- a...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Hear ye, hear ye. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has declared Feb. 6 "Bob Marley Day." Toronto residents, get partying.
The mayor, who gained fame by smoking crack and making outrageous public statements, is reportedly a big fan of Marley. In December he had...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Blue Ice Pictures has acquired film and TV rights to Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle's new book "Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story," it was announced today.
The screen adaptation of the Penguin Canada book about Toronto's controversial major will be...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford isn't shy about his love for football -- and other things -- but it was good to see that one Buffalo Bills fan didn't put up with his shenanigans during Sunday's game in Toronto against the Atlanta Falcons.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has stolen your seat. What do you do?
It's a packed football stadium. He's eating wings. He's famous for his foul mouth, his ability to move quickly despite his large frame, and his admitted use of crack.
Would you be a little...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:36 PM
The latest poll on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's job performance makes one wonder what the crack-smoking, foul-mouthed, short-fused leader of Canada's biggest city would have to do to turn off voters.
Ford's popularity has hardly been dented by his...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Old-timers may recall the old days when Canadian politics were not just dull but almost blank. As empty as a modern white-on-white canvas depicting some vast snow belt in the featureless depths of Arctic winter.
But that was before Toronto's mayor and...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The end of the year means rounding up "best of" compilations, and though you may be able to catch up on movies or albums or TV shows, it's really tough to see every popular bit of viral video that floated through the Internet in the past year. So thanks...