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  • Rob Ford timeline: What the Toronto mayor has been up to since May

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has provided a steady stream of shock, controversy and dismay over the last six months. With his admissions of drug use, his off-the-cuff foul language and a stubborn refusal to quit his job, he's kept his name in headlines.  On...
  • 10 things you might not know about apologies

    10 things you might not know about apologies
    What a sorry month. President Barack Obama has apologized for the troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act. And Toronto Mayor Rob Ford seems to be on an apology tour, saying he's sorry for drunkenness, for smoking crack, for crude sexual comments and...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford remains defiant despite gutted authority

    A new episode in Canada's political soap opera aired Monday when the Toronto City Council voted to strip Mayor Rob Ford of much of his budget and staff, an act of frustration by a governing body lacking the legal authority to remove the foul-mouthed,...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford ignores CFL's request and attends playoff game

    You can't tell Toronto Mayor Rob Ford what to do. Don't even bother trying. It will just blow up in your face. Mark Cohon, the commissioner of the Canadian Football League, found out the hard way Sunday when Ford showed up at a playoff game between...
  • Must see: Rob Ford replaces Van Damme in parody of 'Epic Split' video

    Must see: Rob Ford replaces Van Damme in parody of 'Epic Split' video
    A new parody video replaces Jean-Claude Van Damme with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, doing the splits atop moving Volvo trucks. The Volvo ad was the latest viral stunt video from Volvo Trucks. Van Damme is poised above the trucks, which are moving in reverse....
  • Which political sibling is worse: Liz Cheney or Doug Ford?

    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...
  • Matt Lauer to Interview Rob Ford Tuesday on 'Today'

    Troubled Toronto mayor Rob Ford will give a sit-down interview with Matt Lauer Tuesday on NBC's "Today." He was also interviewed by Anderson Cooper 360′s Bill Weir, which aired at 8 p.m. ET Monday. Ford has become a focus of intense media interest...
  • Rob Ford: The 'best father' and prime minister wannabe remains defiant

    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...
  • Matt Lauer to Rob Ford: 'You Have Brought Disgrace to This Office'

    NBC's national morning news show "Today" opened its Tuesday broadcast with a decidedly international topic: the scandal surrounding Toronto mayor Rob Ford and his admitted use of crack. In a sit down interview that could make almost any viewer raise a...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford turns into a reality TV show star

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford turns into a reality TV show star
    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...
  • Iran official: Nuclear talks are 'historic opportunity' for change

    Iran official: Nuclear talks are 'historic opportunity' for change
    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 “...