Back in 1981, when Newt Gingrich wandered into my office at CNN, attempting to get CNN's support for an anti-ballistic missile system, and I questioned its ability to succeed, and he had to admit that nobody really knew if it would work, I have doubted the program.
You're damned if you do, and damned if you don't in Egypt. The BBC's Jeremy Bowen was hit in the head and leg by birdshot while covering a demonstrat...
Talk about chutzpah. In a motion unsealed this week in the case of the five co-defendants accused of masterminding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, prosecutors have told the judge he's moving the case along too slowly and needs to speed things up.
As I watched Don Lemon's program, "The N-Word," Monday evening, I was tremendously moved, and so glad I watched.
A whole lot of people are making a big deal over the fact that Paula Deen may have uttered it within the past 30 years. As if she is the only 66-year-old Southern white woman who has done so. As if she is the only public figure who has done so.
I wish them all the best. God knows CNN needs a winner, and all of us need a newsier, better CNN. After all, I got fired for creating the show.
How can we have real consent of the governed when the government is entrenched with extreme secrecy, surveillance and contempt for privacy?
The handwriting is on the wall. Their ship is too big, too costly and too slow. They couldn't turn that ship around even if they wanted to, and besides, they've already hit the iceberg.
Computer wizard Edward Snowden is leading American intelligence and law enforcement on a reality game of "Where's Waldo?"
Morgan Spurlock, documentary filmmaker of such films at Super Size Me and the television series 30 Days, has now entered into America's own green zone, medical marijuana, with his new show on CNN, Inside Man, premiering this Sunday.
Can a woman who seemed to have significantly downshifted her career while her children were young create a new space for herself? Will CNN work with her to take full advantage of her capacities?
Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee, is determined to link the White House, and President Barack Obama, to the so-called IRS scandal, even though there is no proof one exists.
While there are some mass murderers who are mentally ill, the vast majority are simply angry, frustrated, violent, young men. They have been with us since the beginning of time, and until we implement stronger nationwide gun-control laws they are likely to commit more atrocities in the future.
I didn't give the FLOTUS heckling much thought until I ran across CNN Newsroom anchor Carol Costello's condescending interview with CNN analyst LZ Granderson. She suggests that equal rights groups should be happy with the glacial march toward progress and equality.
There used to be a time when politicians (and others) had no choice but to go to 'the press.' But increasingly, they are starting to realize that they don't need the press. In fact, it is the press that needs them. But now they are in control.
Until sometime last week, the state of Texas claimed a population of slightly over 25 million. That number has swelled to upwards of 1.8 billion as t...