The least influential people of 2012

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GQ) — Any magazine can do a year-end list of influential people who have accomplished far more than most of us ever will. But only GQ possesses the more…

Jeff Zucker in talks for top job at CNN

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — Former NBCUniversal Chief Executive Jeff Zucker is in advanced negotiations to become head of the cable news channel CNN, people familiar with the matter said. Zucker more…

Look what passes for 'Scandalous' on Broadway

by Drew Zahn -- In the 1920s and '30s, one of Hollywood's biggest stars was also one of its busiest: feeding millions of starving people during the Depression, preaching salvation in Christ more…

Sweet salutation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…

China falls for Onion 'sexiest man alive'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — China, as one Twitter user wrote Tuesday, has been fooled by the "mysterious Western art of satire." The merciless comedy website The Onion has declared North more…

AP nixes 'homophobia', 'ethnic cleansing'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) — The Associated Press has nixed "homophobia," "ethnic cleansing," and a number of other terms from its Style Book in recent months. The online Style Book now more…

Behind the bloody, beautiful land of Lebanon

by Jim Fletcher -- Since antiquity, Lebanon has been an especially beautiful country. In modern times, although it's been defined by civil war and terrorist takeover, Lebanon has been held up as more…

TMZ denies seeking drone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) TMZ, the Hollywood gossip site, is denying a report that it is seeking a drone from the Federal Aviation Administration in order to track celebrities. The San more…

'Elmo' faces new sex-with-minor allegation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) — The puppeteer formerly behind the "Sesame Street" character Elmo faces a new accusation of having sex with an underage boy, a week after a similar allegation more…

Man chokes to death in roach-eating contest

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TAMPA.CBSLOCAL) — A Florida man choked to death after downing dozens of live roaches during a contest earlier this year in which the grand prize was a python, more…