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Israeli Segregation à la Rosa Parks

Dec 19, 2011
An Israeli woman is relegated to the back of the bus by a group of Orthodox Jews; New York celebs party with the Occupiers; and studying fish may be the key to understanding why uninformed voters are a necessary evil in our democracy. These discoveries and more after the jump.

‘Daily Show’: Lowe’s Balls of the Week

Dec 15, 2011
In this lively snippet from Wednesday's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart takes stock of the ballsiness -- at times to the point of complete delusion -- on display this week from the likes of Herman Cain (remember him?), who made Barbara Walters lose her cool, Mitt Romney and President Obama. Well, maybe not that last one.

Syria Warns Protesters of Looming ‘Massacre’

Dec 10, 2011
Mere days after Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hit the American airwaves to claim his innocence in his country's recent deadly crackdowns on protesters calling for regime change, his opposition in the volatile city of Homs was told of an upcoming massacre if it didn't stop demonstrating in three days.

Barbara Walters: ‘Unfair’ to Blame Sarah Palin

Jan 11, 2011
You may recall that Sarah Palin placed cross hairs on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' district and tweeted "Don't Retreat, Instead - RELOAD!" about 10 months before someone shot the congresswoman and 19 others. Well, Barbara Walters says "to blame Sarah Palin as some are doing, I think it's very unfair to her."

The Fascinating Gen. Petraeus

Dec 11, 2010
So, one of the relentless Barbara Walters' fave things to do around the holidays is to count down her list of the "10 Most Fascinating People" of the year This time, mixed somewhat awkwardly in among the likes of Sandra Bullock, Justin Bieber and .