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David Letterman Punks Joan Rivers, Walks Out

David Letterman Punks Joan Rivers, Walks Out

By Mike Tuttle July 9, 2014

Joan Rivers has had a week of headline grabbing. First she got herself into some hot water for calling President Obama the first gay president, and calling First Lady Michelle Obama a “trans”. Then she sat down for a short …

Budget Vacations: Websites, Destinations, And More

Vacation is all I ever wanted. It’s a chance to get away. And it can be spent with or without other people. But what do you do when you want to take a vacation but all you can find are …

Ayrton Senna: A Racing Legend Remembered

He was a Formula One driver who transcended his sport, a man who amassed 161 Grand Prix starts, 41 wins, and three World Championships, and did so with a rare humility rarely seen in sports today. Ayrton Senna died on …

Beef Recall Investigation Reveals Company Deception

It’s a case that previously had been known for the sheer volume of the recall—millions of pounds of bad meat, retrieved from thousands of stores across the country. But CNN is now reporting that the case has a far more …

Steve Israel: GOP Base Is "Animated by Racism" Steve Israel: GOP Base Is "Animated by Racism"

Steve Israel, Democratic congressman of New York and chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told CNN’s “State of the Union” that “to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism. And that’s unfortunate.” …

George W. Bush Painting Exhibit Panned by Critics

The George W. Bush Center began a new exhibit today of the former president’s portraits of world leaders. His artwork is being universally condemned by art critics. “George W. Bush paints like a beginning college art major,” Mat Gleason of …

West African Virus Death Toll Rises Above 80

West Africa is bracing itself for the worst outbreak of the Ebola virus in nearly a decade. CNN is reporting that the death toll has risen to 85 with dozens more ill. The deaths are among 137 cases reported by …

Piers Morgan Bids Adieu With Shot at NRA

Piers Morgan bid adieu to his television viewers on Friday, replete with a shot at the NRA and a plea for Americans to become more stringent about gun control. Morgan’s show was canceled due to low ratings. Critics say the …

Piers Morgan Ends Show’s Run With Gun Control Plea

Piers Morgan ended his CNN show’s 3-year run with a final shot at the NRA, pleading with the country to take another look at gun control policies. The cancellation of “Piers Morgan Live” was announced last month with Morgan admitting …

CNN Producers Arrested Trying to Get into WTC Site

Two CNN producers have failed at something a set of BASE jumpers and a 16-year-old parkour enthusiast succeeded in doing: getting past security and scaling the World Trade Center. Reuters reports that 35-year-old Yon Pomrenze and 26-year-old Conner Fieldman Boals …

Elephants Escape Circus In Missouri

Three elephants escaped their enclosure and went on a stroll this past Saturday—through the employee parking lot of the St. Louis Moolah Shrine Circus. Eyewitnesses told CNN that the elephants had become spooked by noises from the circus goers and …

The World Wide Web Turns 25 This Week The World Wide Web Turns 25 This Week

In 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee turned on the World Wide Web. Since then, it has become one of the most pervasive technologies ever created. In fact, one could argue that it’s the most important invention in human history. To celebrate …

Ted Turner Hospitalized in Buenos Aires Ted Turner Hospitalized in Buenos Aires

Robert Edward Turner III, more commonly known as philanthropist and cable TV network CNN founder Ted Turner, has been hospitalized in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 75-year-old media tycoon owns property in the Patagonia region of Argentina. On Friday morning, Turner …

Newt Gingrich Eyeing Sec. of State Position? Newt Gingrich Eyeing Sec. of State Position?

In a Twitter rant last month, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich sounded-off against current Secretary of State John Kerry for comments he made in a speech to students in Jakarta, Indonesia, going as far as to ask John …

Flipboard Acquires Zite From CNN Flipboard Acquires Zite From CNN

Flipboard has acquired news reader Zite from CNN, and the two have partnered to put more content from CNN personalities on the Flipboard app. “As a news-loving entrepreneur, I’ve long admired the work of both of these companies: Zite has …

Ted Nugent: Obama is a “Liar” and “Bad Man” Ted Nugent: Obama is a “Liar” and “Bad Man”

After conservative rocker Ted Nugent called President Obama a “subhuman mongrel” and “liar,” he promised not to call him any more names. “I won’t call him names anymore. I’m going to get right down to the nitty-gritty and identify the …

Garrick Utley: NBC News Correspondent Dies at 74 Garrick Utley: NBC News Correspondent Dies at 74

One of the most legendary broadcast news correspondents has passed away from prostate cancer. Garrick Utley was 74-years-old when he died in his New York home Thursday night.  He’s been battling the illness for two years. In a very extensive …