| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Two pairs of political siblings and their travails have been in the news this week: The Cheney sisters have been fighting with each other about gay marriage, and the Ford brothers have been fighting with everybody about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's fitness...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:10 AM
With all the recent drama surrounding Rob Ford, you have to wonder what the next stop is on the Toronto mayor's "crazy train." Even outside of Canada, Ford fatigue may be setting in.
Sunday saw him attending a Canadian Football League game -- despite...
| 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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:01 PM
GENEVA -- Iran’s foreign minister has embarked on a personal effort to promote the international talks over Iran’s nuclear program, and appears to be suggesting a way Iran and the West can finesse the touchy question of Iran’s “...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:39 PM
CAIRO — Twelve people were injured in clashes across Egypt on Tuesday, as protesters gathered to commemorate the second anniversary of deadly street fighting that preceded parliamentary elections following the toppling of longtime autocratic...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Ever-classy 1970s TV anchorman Ron Burgundy (a.k.a. Will Ferrell) dropped by Conan O'Brien's show Wednesday night to talk about a lot of things, including his Dodge Durango ads and what to do in the event of a prison riot.
But what he was most excited...
| 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...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 10:24 AM
The craziness that is the Rob Ford saga continues.
The Toronto mayor, who made worldwide headlines after his crack cocaine scandal, has reportedly been offered a porn deal.
TMZ reported that Vivid Radio is making an offer to Ford to star in his own...
| 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 5, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may be a national embarrassment, but his scandalous behavior -- smoking crack cocaine, threatening murder and making lewd remarks on live television -- is the biggest international news story out of Canada this century, Canadian...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 11:35 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was the talk of the political press on Thursday after his news conference in which he told the nation that members of his staff had lied to him about an allegedly planned traffic snarl on the George Washington Bridge that'...