The Denver Broncos snatched Aqib Talib who was released by the Patriots, it was the first big deal in a frenzy of negotiations. Where are the best free agents going?
It’s that time of year again. No, I’m not talking about March Madness, CPAC’s aftermath, or the blind auditions of The Voice. It’s NFL free agency, the annual whirlwind of offseason activity that reshapes the terrain of America’s real pastime. This year, the action began Tuesday afternoon, and with teams allowed to spend $10 million more than last year, the game of hot potato is already scorching.It can be hard to keep track of all the moves, like when the San Francisco 49ers trade a sixth-round pick for a backup quarterback that looks like Sunshine from Remember the Titans.
While the murder trial in Brooklyn Federal court possessed a storyline with all the dramatic trappings of a must-watch reality TV program, the most captivating part was that it wouldn't be publicized.
The mob trial in Brooklyn Federal court channel-hopped from ABC's New York Med to VH1's Mob Wives as two figures from two different reality shows took the stand in as many days.On Monday, there was Dr. Tara Margarella a trauma resident turned plastic surgeon who was once featured on the show New York Med. She testified about her desperate efforts to save the victim in this murder and robbery conspiracy case.On Tuesday, it was Hector Pagan, ex-husband of Mob Wives star Renee Graziano.
For many women, the advice from “Princeton Mom’s” new book about marriage and motherhood is salient, despite what feminists may say. But it doesn’t apply to all of us.
Susan Patton, aka Princeton mom, has evoked so much ire from feminists that it almost feels a bit like a betrayal to the sisterhood to give the woman any more ink. But not only am I going to give her more attention, I am going to do something even more shocking for someone who considers myself a feminist. I’m going to admit that part of Patton’s message is right.Before my fellow feminists start chasing me with pitchforks (or do the Internet equivalent of responding angrily on Twitter before actually reading my entire argument), please allow me to explain.
Sheryl Sandberg is launching a new project to stop us from calling little girls bossy when they’re just exhibiting the same behavior as little boys. But what if your kid really is bossy?
When Sheryl Sandberg told me she was launching a project to stop us all from calling little girls bossy, my immediate reaction was, “But what if my daughter *is* bossy?!?!?” My partner and I have a five-year-old daughter, Willa. A few weeks ago, we got a call from the parents of Willa’s best friend. During kindergarten recess on a particularly cold day at the playground, apparently Willa told her friend to put her tongue on a metal pole. When the friend’s tongue became stuck, my daughter (who I guess forgot the rest of the scene in the movie about running for help) pulled her friend and her friend’s tongue off the pole.
After the death of the writer Joe McGinniss, his son Joe Jr. recalls the brilliance of the author of “The Selling of The President” and “Fatal Vision” whose work “sometimes nearly killed him and emotionally wrecked him, as it does most writers.”
Years ago, Joe McGinniss gave some urgent advice about the writing profession to his eldest son, novelist Joe McGinniss Jr.“He said to not do it,” the younger McGinniss told me Tuesday, the day after his famous father died, at 71, after a year-long battle with prostate cancer. “He was so protective of me…He’d had the highest highs and the lowest lows, and he knew how hard it was. He didn’t want me to begin to think about it. He said find a job that gives you great satisfaction and write on the side if you feel compelled to, but don’t try to make a living as a writer.
The deaths of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis were tragic, but Florida’s controversial law wasn’t used in the defense of their alleged murderers.
Can we have an honest dialogue about race in America today? One in which people who genuinely agree to disagree are not immediately branded as racists or bigots? I’m going to try by looking at a “Stand Your Ground” march held Monday in Tallahassee, Florida led by Al Sharpton featuring the parents of slain teenagers Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis.However one looks at the case of Martin, we can all agree that a young man tragically lost his life on a night when he shouldn’t have.
The Affordable Care Act depends on healthy young people signing up immediately. That’s why President Obama sat down with some ferns and Zach Galifianakis today.
Social media exploded Tuesday morning with people talking about President Obama’s appearance on Zach Galifianakis’s web series Between Two Ferns. The response to the video on Twitter was overwhelmingly positive with people calling it: “hilarious, “great,” and “glorious.” (Let’s be honest, if you aren’t a right-wing partisan hack, you had to find at least some of it funny.) Some of the highlights included Galifianakis asking Obama, "What are we going to do about North Ikea" and inquiring as to whether Obama would build his presidential library in "Hawaii or in his home country of Kenya?”Of course, politics being the way it is, some on the right were outraged by the comedic video.
In the follow-up film to his CNN doc ‘Weed,’ Gupta continues the hunt for proven scientific benefits of medicinal marijuana.
Last summer, CNN made media waves by running Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s one-hour documentary WEED, where he followed a child named Charlotte and her family on their quest to quell her seizures. Their journey brought them, and Dr. Gupta, to medical marijuana.It’s a journey Gupta continues to pursue, with his new documentary, WEED 2: Cannabis Madness.When the first WEED aired, Dr. Gupta apologized, sincerely repentant for having poo-pooed the medicinal benefits of cannabis.
The Mississippi state House has modified an anti-gay bill that’s similar to the one vetoed in Arizona. But with the vote approaching, is the new version as discriminatory as the old one?
Just two months ago, the Mississippi Senate unanimously passed a “Religious Freedom Restoration Act.” The state House Judiciary committee referred the bill to the full House, which has until midnight Wednesday to vote on it. Yet with the deadline approaching, the committee gutted the bill's language. Is this a victory for LGBT equality? Read the fine print. The new version of the bill is so ambiguously written, it might be almost as discriminatory as the old version.
Rachel Canning’s case has parents worldwide wondering if their kids’ rotten behavior is all their fault. But experts say nature is as much to blame as nurture.
Right now if you do a Google search for “spoiled teen” one name dominates the first few pages of results: Rachel Canning. That’s quite an accomplishment considering Canning is a part of a generation that’s been dubbed one of the most entitled and narcissistic ever. Yet apparently by suing her parents for financial support, despite being 18 years old and no longer living under their roof, she has managed to leap frog ahead of her peers and own the “spoiled brat” label—for now.
Niagara Falls has partially frozen over for the second time this year, giving tourists a one-of-a-kind photo op, and a reason to brave the frozen U.S.-Canada border.
Gays are bullying Americans, the congresswoman says. That's not even the wildest claim she's made in the last 12 months.