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A Van Is on Fire Near the Flatiron Building Here are some photos and videos of that happening.
Carly Fiorina Hospitalized She has an infection, but she’ll be okay.
Staten Island Ferry Crash Injures 60 Emergency crews are responding to the crash at the St. George Terminal.
Surprise! Barack Obama Is in Afghanistan He flew thirteen hours to lecture Hamid Karzai.
It’s Rio South America gets its first Olympics.
‘H1N1 Influenza Is Here’ The takeaway from the CDC’s press conference about swine flu.
Flaming Cab in Times Square And we don’t mean flaming in a fun way.
Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara Dies The legendary military man and former World Bank president was 93.
Stress-Test Results Are Here! More anticipated than the next ‘Twilight’ novel, more feared than ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ the ‘Supervisory Capital Assessment Program: Overview of Results’ is FINALLY OUT.
Obama Makes Pit Stop in Baghdad According to Politico, the president is currently making a surprise visit.
Congress Taxes Back AIG Bonuses Passes 90 percent tax on bonuses of AIG, others.
Obama Announces Iraq Withdrawal And places a call to President Bush.
We Love It When American Idol Judges Make Gay Jokes About Ryan Seacrest It makes us feel less gay for watching it. And for getting so upset about why the contestants decided to wear THAT.
Dalton Student Falls to Death Outside School The school has no comment yet, but police are investigating.
You Won’t Have Tom Daschle to Kick Around Anymore Daschle withdraws his nomination for secretary of Health and Human Services after an outcry over his unpaid taxes.
Caroline Kennedy Withdraws Senate Bid Because, you know, we were in a bidding war.
Wall Street Journal Receives Envelopes Containing White Powder ’At least 10’ envelopes arrived at the paper’s offices today, addressed to the paper’s executives, beginning a Day of Terror.
Video: US Airways Flight 1549 Floats Down the Hudson Watch the video to get a better idea of just how cold it is today, and how fortunate the passengers.
Commercial Jet Crashes in the Hudson Police boats and rescue ferries are on the scene.
No Criminal Charges Against Spitzer The United States Attorney’s office today announced that they will not be filing federal charges against former governor Eliot Spitzer.
Barack Obama’s Grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, Has Died With her grandson ahead in the polls going into an historic election day, the 86-year-old peacefully succumbed to cancer.
‘Radar’ Magazine to Shutter This is a sad thing. We hear the staff is being called in to a meeting momentarily.
Horrible Story Gets Even More Horrible The lieutenant who ordered an officer to use a Taser on a mentally disturbed man has committed suicide.
Bloomberg to Announce Run for Third Term The ‘Times’ reports that Hizzoner will make the call on Thursday morning. Could this week get any crazier??
House.gov Has Crashed Not that we expected any reasonable explanations anytime soon, but it would be nice to be able to check.
Clay Aiken Comes Out of the Closet After years of turning against anyone who said the ‘American Idol’ runner-up was gay, are the Claymates going to attack Aiken himself now?
Was Governor Sarah Palin’s Personal Yahoo E-mail Hacked? We’re still waiting for confirmation, but it appears that someone busted into Sarah Palin’s highly protected personal in-box.
Raffaello Follieri: ‘I Knew What I Did Was Wrong’ The businessman pleads guilty to charges of conspiracy, wire fraud, and money laundering.
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Brooklyn Artist, American Graffiti Activists Arrested in Beijing James Powderly let friends know he was being held via Twitter direct message.
The Aiken Baby Is Here! The Aiken Baby Is Here! Parker Foster Aiken will have all the advantages of a full-celebrity child.
Man Arrested in Florida for Threatening to Assassinate Obama, Bush Raymone Hunter Geisel is being held after an overheard threat led authorities to his hotel room full of weaponry.
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Shia LaBeouf’s Finger Saved by Quick-Thinking Publicist ’Mutt Williams and the Search for Elvis or Something’ is saved!
Breaking News: Princess Chunk a Victim of Foreclosure The mortgage crisis has an adorable, slightly bloated, new mascot.
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Court Overturns Indecency Fine for ‘Wardrobe Malfunction’; Timberlake Sings About It on ESPN CBS will not be held accountable for the Super Bowl halftime show, but will Justin Timberlake be held accountable for his crappy ESPYs song?
Peter Braunstein Sentenced to 23 Years in Ohio But he couldn’t make a public appearance without spitting out some of the crazy.
Body Found at McCarren Pool No word on whether it was clad in an ironic romper. Sorry, that was terrible.
Erin Callan Out at Lehman The ex- CFO leaves the embattled bank and its vicious queen CEO for hot Swiss action.
Emergency Workers Rescue Man Trapped Under Train at 86th Street Our reporter was on hand as a man leaped onto the tracks and was pinned alive underneath a subway car.
Christie Brinkley and Peter Cook Settle The first awesome divorce trial of the Summer of Splits comes to a bitter end.