First Man? First Mate? What to Call Bill?
What would Bill Clinton's role be in a Hillary Clinton presidency? Recent comments by the couple to Tyra Banks and Al Sharpton show that's still an open question.
Jan 17, 2008
First Man? First Mate? What to Call Bill?
Spotlight Shines on Hispanic Voters
Nevada is known across the world for the bright lights and bustling casinos of Las Vegas. But the spotlight is now on the large number of Hispanic voters who could help steer the presidential race.
Navy Chopper Crash Kills 3
A Navy helicopter crashes near Corpus Christi, Texas, killing three crew members and injuring a fourth person. The crash aftermath was captured on video by a nearby resident.
Behind Merrill's Write-down
Exposure to the subprime market and bad bets in the mortgage sector has caused Merrill Lynch to write off $11.5 billion in assets. Matthew Albrecht of Standard and Poors discusses the reasoning behind the write-downs and Merrill's future.
Chertoff: Border Critics Need to 'Grow Up'
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said Thursday that new border crossing rules to go into effect this month will mean longer lines for those entering the United States, but are necessary to prevent another terrorist attack.
Bernanke: Fed Stands Ready to Aid Economy
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Thursday embraced calls for an economic stimulus package to avert a recession. He says such a plan should be quickly implemented and temporary so that it won't complicate longer-term fiscal challenges.
Nasa captures Mercury images
A Nasa spacecraft has captured the first images of Mercury in over 30 years.
Raw Video: Heathrow Emergency Landing
A British Airways Boeing 777 lands short of the runway at London Heathrow Airport. Flight BA38 was coming from Beijing. Emergency evacuation slides were deployed and all passengers left the aircraft. Three injuries were reported.
Turning back the clocks to communist China
While the rest of China races ahead to the future, Nanjie has turned its clocks back to the 1960s. It has become fully communist again. For residents everything is free -- food, housing, education, clothing -- but in return, they own nothing. Tributes to Chairman Mao are everywhere. The village has drawn media attention, and curious tourists, from elsewhere in China.
Gates denies NATO rift
The Los Angeles Times published an interview with Gates in which the U.S. defense chief questioned whether NATO forces and advisers had the training to tackle Taliban and other insurgents behind rising bloodshed in south Afghanistan.
Smaller Than the Smallest Sub-Notebook
Personal Technology columnist Walter S. Mossberg discusses the Asus Eee PC, a cheap, tiny laptop that operates on a customized version of Linux, has a workable keyboard but no hard disk.
Murphy, Edmonds 'friends,' Not Spouses
Eddie Murphy and film producer Tracey Edmonds says their wedding ceremony New Year's Day was only symbolic - that they are 'friends' - not spouses.
Andrew Morton Defends His Book on Tom Cruise
Andrew Morton is defending his unauthorized biography of Tom Cruise, which talks about the actor's role in the Church of Scientology.
1992: Andrew Morton showed a Princess in a light we had never seen before--Diana: Her True Story became a #1 New York Times bestseller.
1999: Andrew Morton revealed the young woman behind the blue dress--Monica's Story was a #1 New York Times bestseller.
January 15, 2008: Andrew Morton uncovers the true story of the biggest celebrity of our age: Tom Cruise.
About the Author
ANDREW MORTON is one of the world's best-known biographers and a leading authority on modern celebrity. His groundbreaking 1992 biography revealed the secret world of Princess Diana, prompting Tina Brown to declare in The Diana Chronicles, “The journalist Morton most reminds me of is Bob Woodward.” Diana: Her True Story became a #1 New York Times bestseller, as did Monica’s Story, Morton’s portrait of the young woman behind the blue dress in the Clinton White House. The winner of numerous awards, including Author of the Year by the British Book Awards and Scoop of the Year by the London Press Club, he lives in London and has traveled extensively in the U.S., Canada, and Europe in his research for this biography.
Paparazzi Arrested While Chasing Spears
Four paparazzi are under arrest for reckless driving while chasing Britney Spears.
'Green' Cars on Display at Brussels Auto Show
Concerns about global warming has prompted many car owners to consider vehicles which run on cleaner energy, forcing the automobile industry to react to keep up with these demands. Inside the Brussels motor show, these changes are obvious.
Tech Test: ChaCha Smartens Cell Phones
ChaCha is a new service that lets users ask a live person questions by text message.