| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Journalist Michael Hastings, who was killed in a fiery Los Angeles crash in June, died of "traumatic injuries" as a result of the accident and had traces of drugs in his system, Los Angeles coroner's officials said Tuesday.
Hastings, 33, died June 18 in...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:28 AM
After the coffee. Before Joe rethinks his vacation plans.
The Skinny: The boss is going on vacation next week and wisely giving me reign over the Fix. Or maybe not so wisely, given I stayed up too late watching "The Thick of It" on Hulu. Today's...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Dick Van Dyke and the guy who pulled him from his burning car on Monday seem to be on different pages about whether what happened was actually a rescue.
Jason Pennington, the hero of the day, shared his account of the fiery story Wednesday on CNN's "The...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Christopher Lane was Australian. But his death in Oklahoma -- allegedly at the hands of three "bored" teenagers -- has become entangled in uncomfortable conversations and innuendo about race in the U.S.
And nothing about the debate, of course, has...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:22 AM
The sister of the man accused of kidnapping Hannah Anderson defended her brother in her first interview since he was shot and killed by the FBI, raising questions about James DiMaggio’s alleged acts and recalling she told him the teenager was...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Simon Cowell and Howard Stern may have radically different backgrounds, but both sit at judges' tables on reality competition shows, and they are tied atop Forbes magazine's list of the highest-paid TV personalities.
According to Forbes, Cowell and...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:00 AM
When "The Newsroom" premiered on HBO in June 2012, its opening credits, in which black and white images of Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow and David Brinkley floated across the screen to soaring theme music, signaled the high-minded ambitions of its...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Audiotape of a casual phone conversation in the new documentary "Our Nixon" reveals a startling fact about President Nixon and his staff: that they were unfamiliar with the most popular television program in America at the time, "All in the Family."...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Al Jazeera America's coverage of the conflict in Syria differed little from that of CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, according to the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan think tank that often monitors the media.
"The analysis of cable coverage during a...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Rick Warren said in an interview Tuesday on CNN that even with a loving family and access to mental healthcare, it was not enough to save his son from suicide.
Matthew Warren, 27, fatally shot himself April 5 at his home in Orange County by using an...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Veteran television executive Albie Hecht has been tapped to be the new executive vice president and general manager of the cable channel HLN.
Part of the CNN empire, HLN has gone over a few makeovers over the last couple of years. Formerly known as...