Was there some opportunistic political posturing during Hurricane Irene? The White House and FEMA issued multiple press releases about the "federal family" response to Irene, coining an appealing new term that might play well in overwrought press coverage.
He's got "scientific proof" that the press skews left. That would be Tim Groseclose, political science professor at UCLA, who reveals all in his new book, "Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind."
Muslim women would have to remove veils and show their faces to police on request or risk a prison sentence under proposed new laws in Australia's most populous state that have drawn criticism as culturally insensitive.
A phone-hacking scandal cost the News of the World more advertisers and a prestigious link with military veterans Thursday after another paper reported that the tabloid had collected the telephone numbers of relatives of slain troops.
The police officer in charge of Britain's burgeoning phone hacking probe has appealed to the public for patience as authorities contact thousands of potential victims.
Princess Diana would have been 50 years old on Friday, perhaps the only certainty about what might have been in a life abruptly cut short by a 1997 car crash in Paris, with a new boyfriend, two months past her 36th birthday.
A leaked Syrian government document shows that the regime orchestrated last month's border clashes with Israel.
A British newspaper is reporting that Prince William's bachelor party has already gone ahead _ without any paparazzi in sight.
The Italian conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday was awarded the $1 million Birgit Nilsson Prize for his "extraordinary" contributions and influence in the world of music.