| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Having taken a fair amount of heat from the science-based community for her recent show promoting scare stories about an important immunological vaccine, Katie Couric has backed off.
In a piece appearing Tuesday in the Huffington Post, the TV host...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:14 AM
In similar fashion to Jenny McCarthy’s declaration that vaccinations lead to autism, Katie Couric recently ticked off those pushing for young people to be vaccinated against HPV, (human papillomavirus, a sexually-transmitted virus that can lead to...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Not every family can make news just by sending out a Christmas card, but, then, not every family is the Kardashians.
The E! network’s reality show glam-fam has stirred up quite a buzz with the image on their 2013 holiday card. It’s the...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
There's a little fight in the "CBS Evening News."
For the first time since Katie Couric anchored "The CBS Evening News" in September of 2006, the program was watched by more viewers on an individual night than ABC's "World News," suggesting the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:14 AM
After the coffee. Before second-guessing the Golden Globe nominations.
The Skinny: I'm playing beat the clock today as I try to get this done in time to watch the FCC get grilled on Capitol Hill. Oh the exciting life I lead. Today's Fix includes a look...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 8:00 PM
As he stood near the front door of the Sandy Hook Elementary School on the morning of Dec. 14, shattered glass near his feet, Monsignor Robert Weiss knew he was as close to evil as he would ever get.
Newtown police officers had asked the pastor of...
| May 29, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Katie Couric revealed this week that the possibility of reuniting with Matt Lauer on "Today" was talked about at one time.
Couric, who has her own syndicated talk show, "Katie," appeared on Howard Stern's Sirius XM radio show on Tuesday and talked about...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Randy Travis is one step closer to recovery, having been discharged from a hospital in Plano, Texas, and relocated to an inpatient physical-therapy facility in the wake of his recent health woes.
The news — which is in line with what Travis'...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Can you remember one remarkable thing that occurred the last time Ellen DeGeneres hosted the Academy Awards? No?
And that appears to be the point.
After Seth MacFarlane's highly controversial turn as host of this year's Oscars (jokes many found...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:57 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out if I get stock options.
The Skinny: Apologies for running a little late this morning. Wednesday's headlines include Tribune Co. splitting off its newspaper unit into a separate company, Rupert Murdoch agreeing to...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:02 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my Comic-Con costume ready.
The Skinny: Some folks are griping about the humidity here this week but having recently spent some time back East let me tell you we still have it pretty good. Thursday's headlines include...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Chris Brown is nowhere near done with his probation now.
The Grammy-winning R&B singer has been ordered to complete an additional 1,000 hours of community labor as a result of prosecutors' accusations that he did not properly report his previous...