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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, Partners With CNN Flipboard Acquires Zite From, Partners With 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”

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: Former NBC TV 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 …

Anderson Cooper Guest Speaker at UT Arlington

During a recent appearance at UT Arlington’s Maverick Speaker Series, Anderson Cooper shared emotional life stories as well as some funny anecdotes about women that still been ask him out on dates. While the CNN news anchor announced that he …

Carol Costello Takes Atlanta’s Mayor to Task [VIDEO]
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By now, most people have probably heard about the city of Atlanta coming to a halt after it snowed earlier this week, and believe it or not, the snow accumulation was only two inches, but it still caused plenty of …

Anderson Cooper Has a Dummy and a Stalker

Anderson Cooper is a dummy. No, really, he is. The CNN personality even admits it himself. Of course, he’s talking about the Anderson Cooper ventriloquist dummy his staff found for sale on eBay. The host addressed the hand-crafted item Thursday …

CNN’s Twitter, Facebook Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army CNN’s Twitter, Facebook Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Late Thursday night, CNN had a bunch of social media accounts hacked. The group responsible, the Syrian Electronic Army, announced their intent to “retaliate against CNN’s viciously lying reporting aimed at prolonging the suffering in Syria.” According to CNN, “the …

Dawn Zimmer Accuses Gov. Chris Christie of Bullying

It seems that problems won’t be going away for Gov. Chris Christie any time soon, as the Mayor of Hoboken, Dawn Zimmer, has accused him of withholding relief funds for Superstorm Sandy for spiteful reasons. In an interview with CNN …

Dennis Rodman Enters Rehab for Alcohol

After the bizarre drunken display that ex-basketball star Dennis Rodman put on during an interview with CNN, he decided to head to rehab for alcohol abuse. TMZ was the first to report the story. Rodman’s agent, Darren Prince, said this …

Harvey Weinstein Says He’s Done Making Violent Films
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Earlier this week we reported that Harvey Weinstein is planning to make a movie that he says will take on the NRA head-on. But he’s going a step further, he says, and plans to stop making movies with a lot …

Anthony Bourdain to Open NYC Food Market Anthony Bourdain to Open NYC Food Market

Last week the New York Post’s Page Six broke the exclusive news that chef, author, television personality and overall food connoisseur Anthony Bourdain plans to open a large-scale food market in New York City. Known for his vast knowledge of …

Amanda Knox Says She’s Willing To Be a Fugitive

In an interview with an Italian newspaper, Amanda Knox, the American student found not guilty in a 2009 murder, said she wouldn’t go back to jail if convicted. “[If found guilty] legally I’ll be defined a fugitive, but I will …

Teen Stops Bomber in Pakistan, Saves 1,000 Students

Sometimes the biggest of heroes can come in the smallest of packages. Aitazaz Hassan Bangash, a 14-year old ninth-grader from Pakistan, foiled the plans of a suicide bomber while he was walking to school in an area known as Khyber …

Dennis Rodman Has Angry Interview With CNN’s Chris Cuomo
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Former NBA player Dennis Rodman strongly rebuffed claims that his trip, to North Korea Tuesday was political, amidst an emotional torrent. Rodman, along with 10 other former NBA players, were in North Korea to play in an exhibition basketball game …

Crop Circle Plowed By Owner To Protect Property
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Let’s face it, not everyone likes the spotlight, which is why farmer Scott Anthony decided to get rid of the now famous crop circle that mysteriously appeared on his property last week. The circle was first captured in an aerial …

Jay Leno Shouldn’t Be Out of a Job Too Long
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What will Jay Leno do next? That is the question many people are asking as the popular host of NBC’s long-running The Tonight Show steps down in February. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Leno may not be out of a …

Kathy Griffin Sends Topless Photo – Anderson Cooper Shares!

We have all been there at least once – those wild and crazy New Year’s Eve parties where remembering what we did, or what happened is, well, extremely foggy. It is the biggest party of the year – to drink …

Erin Burnett Welcomes Her First Child
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Erin Burnett had a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. The CNN news anchor and her husband, David Rubulotta, welcomed their first child together on November 29, just one day after Thanksgiving. Burnett gave birth to their baby boy …

Robert Redford Talks Government Shutdown
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What do you call a person who uses belligerent language and demagogy to demonize and stigmatize the opposition while contributing zero ideas to solve the tsunami of American debt? What do you call a person who lectures the 99% to …

To Keep the Service Free, Duolingo Is Now Powering CNN & BuzzFeed’s Translations To Keep the Service Free, Duolingo Is Now Powering CNN & BuzzFeed’s Translations

Duolingo is two things, really. It’s a language-learning app, for one. But it’s also a giant crowdsourced translation hub, as the very students (users) who learn new languages with the app are the ones helping to translate site and documents …