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If you see Al Lubel you'll never forget his name. That's because the middle-aged New Yorker spends much of his mostly captivating hour playing with the sound of it - though not quite as much time as he spends describing how his over-protective Jewish mother smothered him.
America’s top law enforcement official has announced significant changes to the Obama administration’s approach to drug enforcement, in a bid to curb the overcrowding of the nation’s prisons.
Ariel Castro, who kept three women against their will in his basement, has had his house torn down in Cleveland, Ohio
A teaser for Homeland season three has been released, but fans hoping to know what happens to Sgt Brody after the CIA headquarters bombing won’t be able to glean much from the sparing trailer.
Eliot Spitzer, nicknamed “the Sheriff of Wall Street” because of his aggressive stance towards the financial industry before he resigned as New York Governor five years ago in a prostitution scandal, is ready to return to politics.
Kovacaine Mist was as effective as standard anaesthetics in four out of five patients
Back in 2000, on Blink 182's smash hit, 'All the Small Things', Travis Barker sang the immortal words "Work sucks, I know" . Now a study has backed him up: more than half of American employees are unhappy at work, says consultancy Gallup.
Such has been the embarrassment for the United States that its Secretary of State, John Kerry, on Monday resorted to sarcasm against Beijing and Moscow. “I wonder if while he was in either of those countries he raised the question of internet freedom since that seems to be what he champions,” Mr Kerry said.
Double gold winner says he's running half-race as preparation for next year's full event not for financial gain
Students at Albany High School, in New York State, were asked to pretend to be Jew-hating Nazis in a class purporting to teach the art of persuasive writing
The sniper’s bullet only served to increase his power, writes Rupert Cornwell
Mancunian axes 22 shows, saying: 'The reports of my death have been greatly understated'
Singing star Taylor Swift appeared to mock ex-boyfriend Harry Styles over their break-up as she opened the Grammy Awards ceremony.
The success of homegrown acts One Direction, Adele and Mumford & Sons helped push UK artists to their biggest-ever share of the US albums market last year.
'No one knows everything' says England coach as he confirms meetings with Dave Brailsford and others to exchange ideas
Another ripsnorter for the Jon Stewart highlights reel, this time on gun control. The Daily Show host last night took issue with the American right's response to the Sandy Hook shooting - which, in his selection of clips, consists largely of blaming videogames and trashy 90s movies - and served up some golden television in the process.