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A Tale of Two Tropical Paradises: Venezuela Fails At Tourism, While Colombia Goes Mainstream
September 15 2012 1:34 PM
Venezuela and Colombia are both rich in natural beauty, but have taken two very different approaches to tourism. One has seen tourist numbers stagnate while the other is an international success story. What happened, and why are two neighbors so radically different?
Who's Afraid Of L. Ron Hubbard?
September 15 2012 1:31 PM
Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" is widely believed to be heavily inspired by the Church of Scientology and its founder, L. Ron Hubbard. The studio and the actors have increasingly distanced themselves from the Scientology thread in the weeks leading up to the film's limited theatrical release: Journalists who dare to ask the very question the filmmakers provoke run the risk of being dismissed as sensationalists.
Muslim Protesters Clash With Police In Sydney As Obama Grapples With Middle East Unrest
September 15 2012 1:27 PM
The violence and widespread protests that have plagued Cairo and sections of the Middle East spread into Sydney, Australia Saturday as police clashed with hundreds of angry demonstrators.
Mandy Patinkin's Regret For 'Criminal Minds' Reminds Fans That, For Actors, A Show Is A Job
September 15 2012 11:38 AM
No one will accuse Mandy Patinkin of not telling fans what he really thinks. During a recent interview with New York Magazine the former ?Criminal Minds? actor opened up about his disdain for that show, saying he considers it one of the main flubs in his entire career. Patinkin's regret evaporated when he signed on to work with Claire Daines in "Homeland."
New Sofia Vergara Pictures Recall Kate Middleton Topless Photo Scandal [VIDEO]
September 14 2012 8:41 PM
The beautiful Sofia Vergara has been getting more attention than usual lately because of photographs that surfaced of her body painting with her friend, Spanish-American artist Domingo Zapata. Because of the planned nature of the photo shoot, she'll be able to avoid the embarrassment that's plagued the Duchess of Cambridge since the eruption of the Kate Middleton topless-photo scandal.
Jay Cutler Doesn't Care What You Think
September 14 2012 6:51 PM
The most endearing thing about Jay Cutler is that he's kind of a jerk. The Chicago Bears quarterback, while crazy-talented, has never lived up to the hype surrounding him, and that -- combined with the mopey attitude fans see -- has made him incredibly easy to hate. And, oh yeah, he's engaged to a blond bombshell reality-television star.
Village Voice Editor Tony Ortega Is Leaving To Write A Scientology Book
September 14 2012 6:25 PM
Tony Ortega, who has been the editor-in-chief of the Village Voice since 2007, announced via blog post on Friday that he is stepping down next week. The alt-weekly has seen a number of staff layoffs in the last few years.
NFL Game Picks: Predictions and Betting Lines for Week 2 [Sunday and Monday]
September 14 2012 4:59 PM
Several teams look to bounce back from disappointing Week 1 losses.
Pope Benedict Visits Lebanon As Protests Spread Over 'Innocence If Muslims' Movie
September 14 2012 4:41 PM
Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Lebanon Friday amid heightened tensions in the Muslim and Arab world as protests spread, some violent, in response to an anti-Islam movie produced in the U.S. The pope's three-day visit is focused on expressing support for Christians throughout the region who increasingly feel threatened amidst the rising influence of Islamists following the Arab Spring.
Government Employee Unions Taking Control Of America
September 14 2012 4:35 PM
With just over 50 days until the 2012 presidential election, Americans are searching for the truth behind both candidates. While everyone seems to have an opinion, facts often seem to be lacking.
Rachel Roy Turns Showroom Into A 'Dreamland' For New York Fashion Week [PHOTOS]
September 14 2012 3:39 PM
Rachel Roy turned her showroom in New York into "a dreamland where the unexpected collide" for her Spring 2013 presentation at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on Tuesday, joining whimsy with traditional.
Dallas Cowboys News: Cowboys, Romo Talk Contract Extension
September 14 2012 3:35 PM
Tony Romo has been the Cowboys starting quarterback since 2006.
'Finding Nemo 3D' Gets Positive Reviews & Excites Twitter [VIDEO]
September 14 2012 3:29 PM
?"Finding Nemo 3D" hit theaters on Friday and Twitter began to instantly erupt with posts about how people wanted to go see the new version of the movie.
Quality-of-life Program May Help Cancer Patients
September 14 2012 3:16 PM
Patients who attended a combination of physical and talk therapy, relaxation techniques and spiritual discussions reported a stable quality of life during treatment, while cancer patients who didn't get the extra help declined on those measures.
NFL 2012 Week 2 Preview: Five Things to Watch For
September 14 2012 3:06 PM
The 2012 NFL Season is in full swing with the second week of play already underway. Here are five things to watch for in Week 2.
New York Fashion Week: Michael Kors Is Nautical California Cool For Spring 2013 [PHOTOS]
September 14 2012 2:09 PM
Having gone public almost a year ago in December and since hit $53.55 per-share as of Friday afternoon, Michael Kors went public again on Wednesday, this time with his Spring 2013 collection at New York Fashion Week.
Cassandra Bankson, Makeup Tip Sensation, Makes Appearance On Runway At New York Fashion Week [PHOTO]
September 14 2012 2:01 PM
Cassandra Bankson, an acne ridden teen who made headlines when she made a viral YouTube video on how to cover up acne-plagued skin, appeared on the runway at the recent New York fashion week.
Vera Wang Debuts India-Inspired Spring 2013 Collection At New York Fashion Week [PHOTOS]
September 14 2012 1:37 PM
Vera Wang drew inspiration from India for her Spring 2013 debuted at New York Fashion Week on Tuesday using traditional facets of the typical Indian wardrobe, like the Nehru collar, gold embroidery and Choli jacket.
Kristen Stewart Cheating Scandal The Result Of A Blackmail Conspiracy? New Video Sparks Debate
September 14 2012 1:19 PM
"Twilight" star Kristen Stewart may have never cheated on Robert Pattinson at all. A new video has hit the web that analyzes the now-infamous photos of Stewart and Sanders in a passionate embrace. It alleges that the photos were doctored and that Stewart, Pattinson, Sanders, and Sanders' wife, Liberty Ross, all orchestrated a publicity stunt to further their careers.
Mark Sanchez Girlfriend, Eva Longoria Confirms the Two Are Happy Dating [PICTURES]
September 14 2012 12:26 PM
Rumors have speculated the two have been dating for months.