| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — John Oliver will have the crab cakes — but that's all, thanks.
In a private dining room at HBO's plush headquarters overlooking Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan, a waitress in a crisp black uniform asks the 37-year-old comedian if...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Will teenagers ever learn? You think yours will. Maybe so. But it's likely that was also the hope of the parents of children who were so shamed by nude photos of themselves that went south — how else can they go? — that they killed themselves....
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:33 PM
If only Anthony Weiner had this feature two years ago.
Twitter is now letting users send pictures to others through private messages sent on its platform.
The San Francisco company announced the new feature Tuesday as it rolled out a major update...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Sexting and its consequences aren't things you want your tween or teen to learn about the hard way. The fallout from having nude photos or salacious messages spread via social media networks can be far more dramatic than red-cheeked embarrassment or a...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:37 PM
NEW YORK – With violent crime at historic lows but rents and homelessness at record highs, New Yorkers elected Democrat Bill de Blasio as their next mayor Tuesday after embracing his vow to bridge the gap between rich and poor and to end police...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Just when I was starting to think that Toronto had the market covered on drunken, cocaine-binging politicians, along comes Rep. Trey Radel.
The Florida tea party Republican and self-styled "hip-hop conservative" — really, that’s how he...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:11 PM
A prominent New York real estate developer and socialite told investigators he has no idea who shot him at his expansive Long Island estate, police said.
Gary Melius, 69, remained in stable condition Tuesday about 24 hours after a masked gunman fired...
| 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 17, 2013
| 12:29 PM
WASHINGTON – They’re not perfect measures of public interest, but the year-end roundups released by tech giants Google, Twitter and Facebook do provide some insight into the online political curiosity of the nation.
Of the year’s...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Granted, I'm no expert on foreign conflicts. But I did report briefly from the border area where Syria, Iraq and Turkey meet during the end of the first Gulf War. And I parachuted into Bosnia during that war in the early 1990s.
And those trips were just...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 12:05 PM
It’s the interview everyone’s talking about.
No, not Charlie Rose’s sit-down with Syrian President Bashar Assad. It's Lawrence O’Donnell’s incredibly awful interrogation of New York Democratic mayoral candidate Anthony...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:27 AM
NEW YORK -- New Yorkers awoke Wednesday still uncertain over who would be their Democratic nominee for mayor as primary results showed front-runner Bill de Blasio clinging to the lead needed to avoid a runoff, even as his rival vowed to keep fighting....