| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Alec Baldwin had choice words for the TSA following a return trip from the Bahamas, taking to Twitter yet again to air his grievances. And this time it had nothing to do with "Words With Friends."
The tempermental "Blue Jasmine" actor, 55, got peeved...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:13 PM
This year in entertainment, Alec Baldwin took a wrecking ball to his career. So did celebrity chef Paula Deen. Both did it by opening their mouths.
Baldwin had just kicked off “Up Late,” a new interview show on MSNBC, when he was caught on...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Al Jazeera America anchor John Seigenthaler visited "The Colbert Report" Tuesday night, and though he surely knew what to expect from a Stephen Colbert interview, this one was particularly brutal — and brutally funny.
Seigenthaler, who spent close...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Hoping to get back to business as usual, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie met with victims of Hurricane Sandy on Thursday morning to talk about rebuilding efforts, pledging that “nothing will distract me from getting that job done.”
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:12 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if "The Following" killed in the ratings.
The skinny: My power steering broke on Friday so I've been driving old school all weekend. Hope to get it fixed on Tuesday. On the plus side, my arms have gotten a good workout....
| Jan 21, 2014
On paper, "liberal intolerance" is something of an oxymoron, like "jumbo shrimp," "loyal opposition" or "conspicuous absence." But what makes oxymorons funny is that they are real things. There are jumbo shrimp. Absences can be conspicuous, opponents...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:19 PM
The mayor of Hoboken, N.J., says it was pure intimidation by Gov. Chris Christie's top people, delivered in softly-worded asides at public events: Get on board with a big development deal or say goodbye to hopes of Superstorm Sandy relief money.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:01 PM
TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may have spent the better part of the last two weeks apologizing for "Bridgegate," but now, it seems, the apologies are over.
In a 20-minute inaugural address in an auditorium at the War Memorial in...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:18 PM
WASHINGTON — When a White House speechwriter turned in a draft of a major speech on economic policy this month, President Obama sent it back with an unusual instruction: Add a reference to the pope.
The final version of the speech quoted...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The raging controversy over comments made by "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson in GQ magazine and A&E's decision to suspend him from the remaining episodes of the upcoming fifth season arrive at the end of a year that has no shortage of culture war dust-...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Michael S. Roth slams the American Studies Assn. for "unfairly singling out Israel" in its vote to boycott that nation's academic institutions; he calls the action an "irresponsible attack on academic freedom."
As a 39-year member of the American...