The toy company that created the Barack Obama action figure has done the same for his wife, Michelle - but don't even think about calling her a sidekick.
Jason Feinberg of Jailbreak Toys says he thinks the First Lady doll will outdo the President's version, which has already racked up 200,000 sales.
"Batman has nothing on Michelle Obama," agreed Manhattan mom Eileen Ramos, 38, who said her three kids love the First… Continue
DETROIT — Viagra and pornography are not staples on the government's food stamp list. But authorities say a Detroit store supplied them during a series of illegal deals.
Federal prosecutors filed fraud charges this week against three people who worked at Jefferson's Liquor Palace.
The alleged scheme worked this way: Food stamp recipients would get cash from the store in exchange for swiping larger amounts off their electronic cards.… Continue
You thought those Baltimorons who lifted Cal Ripken's No. 8 statue were going to remain your favorite dumb baseball thief story of the year?
Heh, not even close.
Not to be outdone at badly planned crimes that make the rest of us laugh, a Phillies fan has been charged with stealing three 2008 World Series rings from a Citizens Bank Park office during Thursday's Game 2 loss to the Rockies.
Kanye West's frequent collaborator, photographer and video director Nabil Elderkin, is excited for fans to see what went on behind the scenes of the Glow in the Dark tour.
A little over a year and a half ago, West embarked on the most ambitious hip-hop tour in history, an effort that would make him one of the biggest stars in music. Soon the famed Glow in the Dark tour will be making a comeback, albeit in the form of a 288-page book, accompanying… Continue
Tara Reid has apparently made peace with the ghost of botched-surgeries-past to pose nude for an upcoming issue of Playboy, In Touch Weekly reports.
The American Pie star had previously said the scars left from a bungled 2004 liposuction procedure would keep her from ever posing for the magazine.
"I know there are problems with my stomach. There are bumps on it, it's uneven, but it's not that bad. My stomach scars are my battle… Continue
It looks like this crooner knows how to party!
OK! Magazine is reporting that "Rehab" singer Amy Winehouse spent roughly $14 million - on partying. She allegedly dropped a load of cash during her seven month stay in St. Lucia this year.
"Amy’s voice has made her a fortune, but her lifestyle costs a lot to maintain. There is still cash coming in from royalties. But a new album or tour would really help top up her coffers,” a source told… Continue
And you thought Joe Wilson's "You Lie!" outburst was a low point for political discourse.
A Georgia businessman is using the N-word on a sign outside his restaurant to slam President Obama's health care plan.
The billboard outside the Peach Oyster Bar in Paulding County reads, "Obama's plan for health care - [N-word] rig it," Atlanta CBS affiliate WGCL reported.
"I've used the N-word most of my life and there is different… Continue
FALMOUTH, Mass. – Authorities said an angry Falmouth teen kicked his mother in the throat, head-butted his brother and punched and bit his father after his mom took away his cell phone to punish him.
The Cape Cod Times reported that Brandon Turner pleaded not guilty in Falmouth District Court on Thursday to charges that include assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
Police said his mother took away his cell phone after he hit his… Continue
HAVANA - Count Fidel Castro among those in favor of the Norwegian Nobel Committee's controversial choice of U.S. President Barack Obama for the Nobel Peace prize.
The former Cuban leader said Saturday that he thought the choice was a "positive step," though he added it was more a repudiation of Obama's predecessors than a recognition of anything concrete Obama has done.
"Many believe that he still has not earned the right to receive… Continue
A Staten Island woman allegedly took a repo man for the ride of his life.
The victim was trying to repossess Helen Walker's car Thursday night when she jumped inside, turned on the engine and knocked the agent onto the hood.
He hung on as she swerved acrss the street and then drove 10 blocks down Victory Blvd., police sources told Staten Island Advance.
When cops stopped the car, the repo man was still hanging on but… Continue
Apparently you can be too thin - if you're in a Ralph Lauren ad. A touched-up image for Ralph Lauren Blue Label touched off a war of words between the elite fashion label and popular Web site BoingBoing.net.
It all started when BoingBoing claimed to have found an advertisement featuring veteran Ralph Lauren model Filippa Hamilton-Palmstierna looking so skinny, her head is wider than her hips, reports The Huffington Post.
Stephen Fry and zoologist Mark Carwardine head to the ends of the earth in search of animals on the edge of extinction.
In New Zealand the travellers make their way through one of the most dramatic landscapes in the world. They are on a journey to find the last remaining kakapo, a fat, flightless parrot which, when threatened with attack, adopts a strategy of standing very still… Continue