August 20, 1989 |
If you asked Tom Petty to select the musician who has influenced him the most--and then gave him the chance to pose with his hero--whom do you think he'd pick? And what would happen if you asked Randy Travis and Public Enemy to do the same thing? That was the idea behind a photo spread titled "Sweet Inspiration" in the Sept. 19 issue of Rolling Stone magazine, due on newsstands Sept. 5.
October 16, 2012 |
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul D. Ryan is stirring up controversy with a photo-op at a Youngstown, Ohio, soup kitchen. Ryan, who spoke at a campaign event at nearby Youngstown State University on Saturday, stopped by a local soup kitchen without permission, according to the charity's president, and “did nothing” during his 15-minute stay. “They showed up there and they did not have permission,” Brian J. Antal, president of the Mahoning County St. Vincent De Paul Society, told CBS News . “They got one of the volunteers to open up the doors.” “The photo-op they did wasn't even accurate.
October 9, 2012 |
The croissants and churros were piled high. After a conservation project that took roughly 24 years and cost about $10 million to complete, David Alfaro Siqueiros' 1932 Olvera Street mural "America Tropical" was unveiled Tuesday morning with much fanfare at an official reception. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, City Councilman Jose Huizar, El Pueblo manager Chris Espinoza, and, from the Getty, President James Cuno and conservation chief Timothy Whalen took turns speaking about the historic moment in the courtyard of an El Pueblo building nearby.
July 5, 2012 |
No way around it: That photo of Ann and Mitt Romney sitting tandem on a Sea-Doo in New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee is pretty darn cute, and not really what you'd expect from sexagenarian parents of five and the grandparents of a “bevy” of Romneys, as the Republican presidential candidate put it Wednesday during a Fourth of July parade in Wolfeboro, N.H. The Romney campaign is so controlled it's hard to imagine that the couple did...
April 28, 2009 |
One of the president's official planes and a supersonic fighter jet buzzed over Lower Manhattan just as the workday was beginning Monday. Within minutes, startled financial workers streamed out of their offices, fearing a nightmarish replay of Sept. 11. For half an hour, the Boeing 747 and F-16 jet circled the Statue of Liberty and the Lower Manhattan skyline near the World Trade Center site. Offices evacuated. Dispatchers were inundated with calls.
December 1, 2003
Re President Bush's Thanksgiving trip to Baghdad, Nov. 28: I got teary-eyed more than once watching the president addressing the troops. Obviously it was a great morale booster for everyone, including Americans here, but I wonder how much this trip will raise Arab ire toward us and whether this will raise the danger level. Also, I wonder if this trip was motivated more for the photo op, reminiscent of Bush's landing on the U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln on May 1. Joshua Simon Woodland Hills In another burst of superpatriotism, Bush sneaked into Baghdad and served up some turkey PR. He spoke of terrorism.