There's certainly a pessimistic way to interpret this story: According to a feature on CBS' "60 Minutes Overtime" with the Robin Hood Foundation's David Saltzman, Bill Clinton asked Led Zeppelin to play at the celebrity-studded 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert, but the band declined. Bill Cli ... More >>
The final act in the Shakespearean drama of cycling great Lance Armstrong is about to begin, with the airing this week of his admission to who else but Oprah Winfrey--the celebrity confessor--that he indeed took performance enhancing drugs during his professional career.
This is news only in that ... More >>
On the same day Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan told reporters that he's "bolstered" by Governor Andrew Cuomo's assurances that he won't support a bill pending in the New York Legislature that would define abortion rights (NOTE: the Governor's Office declined comment when asked if Cuomo opposed t ... More >>
Yesterday we asked "Should the United States Release Osama Bin Laden Death Photos?" but by this afternoon the White House announced that President Barack Obama had opted to keep the images secret for fear they would inflame anti-U.S. anger worldwide. "There is no doubt that we killed Osama bi ... More >>
Next year, thousands of young Americans will mount an all-out assault on Afghanistan to find Osama bin Laden, responsible for the greatest crime ever against New York City. The guy got away in 2001 because of bad decisions by the Bush regime, but we're virtually certain of some kind of success in ... More >>
Heaven can wait: Chesley Sullenberger live, in "US Airways Flight 1549 Full Cockpit Recording"
To try to counter the sickening economic news, remember another horror story that actually had a happy ending.
Sully Sullenberger knows what "sickening" feels like, although his voice in the above cockp ... More >>
The Taliban conduct a night ambush against U.S. troops on January 24. A commenter on this YouTube video wrote: "holy cow, tracer rounds are so cool!" Yeah, really cool.
What a Sunday in sports and terror: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer fought to the death in a Grand Slam final, and so did the Pit ... More >>