In long beards, the two veteran actors are suited to one another, like a divine ZZ Top.
THROUGHOUT Syria's uprising, a year old this week, many have pondered what is going on in the minds of Bashar Assad and his wife, Asma, once a glamourous patron of Syrian civil society. A cache of 3,000 personal emails alleged to be from the ruling couple puts paid to any view that either was seriously looking for a way out of the crisis. As security forces were killing 8,000 civilians and defecting soldiers, Mrs Assad was shopping for a $4,100 vase from Harrods, a fondue set and Christian Louboutin shoes.
Mitt Romney is pressing to refocus the Republican presidential race on jobs and the economy in the sprint to potentially pivotal Super Tuesday contests next week, looking to blunt rival Rick Santorum's bid to sow doubts about his record on social issues.
A body found face down in the snow at Mount Rainier National Park is that of an Iraq war veteran suspected of killing a park ranger, then fleeing into the wilderness, authorities said on Monday.
Many big-name retailers from Gap to Toys R Us are partnering with banks, payment processors and Google to let shoppers tap their mobile phones instead of swiping their credit cards to pay for goods.
The Vatican says it is to conserve his strength, allow more people to see him and guard against attacks such as one on Christmas Eve, 2009, when a woman lunged at him and knocked him to the ground. He is believed to suffer from arthritis in the legs.
More than 100 regional commuter flights from rural airports had been canceled at Denver International Airport, but all runways were open, said airport spokeswoman Laura Coale.
Gingrich is in a tight race with rivals Ron Paul and Mitt Romney in Iowa less than three weeks before the state's Republicans decide on January 3 who they want as their presidential candidate. It is anybody's guess at this stage as to who will win.
Sandra Bullock may be a first-time mom, but the Academy Award-winning actress says she’s ready for the holidays with her nearly-1-year-old son, Louis.
The euro slipped in Asia on Monday, and was expected to struggle going into the year-end after the European Union agreed on deeper economic integration but fell short of a convincing plan to deal a decisive blow to the region's debt woes.
As an opposition activist, Abu Ahmed spends a lot of time underground. In the basement of a building on the outskirts of Damascus, he led us into a secret passage carefully camouflaged in a corner.
Artyom Kolpakov used to shrug when he came across occasional appeals on social media sites to protest against Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his government.
"I didn't see the point really," he said.
We expect a lot from the Super Bowl. We expect the players to play as hard and as recklessly as possible. We expect the commercials to be funny, the cheerleaders to be hot and the fans to be hanging on every snap. We expect all of these things because the NFL’s championship is the biggest, most watched spectacle of the year. It’s the one time, with the exception of the World Cup Final, that most people are tuned in to the exact same event.
At a town hall in South Carolina on Friday afternoon, Cain said he will be making an announcement to "clarify what the next steps are." A news conference had previously been scheduled for today to highlight the opening of his national headquarters in his hometown of Atlanta, as well as the announcement of his campaign's freshly minted senior leadership team for the state of Georgia.
The US Senate approved a vast military spending bill that tied strings to military aid to Pakistan and aimed to stem the spread of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles from Libya.