| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:21 AM
After the coffee. Before creating my own $20-billion app.
The Skinny: My cat likes Popsicles. Just thought I'd share that with you all today. I'm still plowing through "House of Cards," which is definitely a little slower this season. I should be...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:25 AM
After the coffee. Before yelling at Sprint about my messed up phone.
The Skinny: I realize I should have asked this question 12 years ago, but how did "King of Queens" persuade William Hurt to do an episode? It wasn't bad either. Today's roundup...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Snake-handling preacher Jamie Coots has died of snakebite.
In some readings of the Bible, faith is stronger than venom. "Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:20 PM
NEW YORK -- Sometimes, Al Roker gets all hot and bothered about the weather.
Thursday, for instance, when New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said that more snow fell in the city than had been predicted, weatherman Roker took to Twitter to contradict the...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before checking out Season 2 of "House of Cards."
The Skinny: I was so tired by the end of Thursday that I skipped a "House of Cards" screening and party in favor of coming home and watching two episodes of "Girls." Maybe that was...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:48 AM
A series of notable Apple rumors have hit the Web this week, including reports that say a new Apple TV could be unveiled soon and images that may or may not show the next version of the iPhone.
Apple is working on a new version of its Apple...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:38 AM
After the coffee. Before making sure I see Derek Jeter play again.
The Skinny: Spent last night on the late-breaking story that Comcast had a deal to buy Time Warner Cable and will now spend today working on follow-ups. With that in mind, forgive this...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:33 PM
WASHINGTON — From his cell in the heavily guarded prison at Guantanamo Bay, the presumed chief architect of the Sept. 11 terrorist plot is offering to be a key defense witness in what probably will be the only trial in New York of someone charged in...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Here's how Toyota Motor Corp. plans to finally put the sudden-acceleration issue to rest: Pull out the checkbook.
The automaker is reportedly close to paying a $1-billion fine to settle a four-year federal criminal investigation into whether it properly...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Shooters armed with assault rifles and some knowledge of electrical utilities have prompted new worries on the vulnerability of California's vast power grid.
A 2013 attack on an electric substation near San Jose that nearly knocked out Silicon Valley'...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
When poor, persecuted Tom Perkins, mega-millionaire financier and member in excellent standing of the nation’s Richie Rich club, went off in a letter to the Wall Street Journal about how his enemies were trying to bring him down, he didn’t...