Fake That: The uncanny world of America’s biggest celebrity-lookalike convention

Author: By John Walsh And OhMiGaaaad, am I seeing things or is that Sarah Palin holding a conversation with (pinch me, somebody) Arnie Schwarzenegger …

The high heel vote: How women are winning the US election

In 1960, it came down to television versus reality. Richard Nixon’s fate was sealed under the unforgiving studio lights as John F Kennedy ushere…

CNN’s anti-immigrant presenter steps down

Author: By David Usborne in New York Dobbs, who in recent years made a journey that not everyone welcomed from avuncular purveyor of straight news to …

Pandora: Hannan’s American health-care tour

Author: By Alice-Azania Jarvis His remarks, which sat somewhat awkwardly alongside David Cameron’s claim that his priority was “three lett…

Obama turns to internet in bid to sell his health care reforms

Author: By Stephen Foley in New York Worried lieutenants are hoping to recreate the successes of his election campaign by harnessing the internet to c…

Is the party over for the Republicans?

In this summer of 2009, it is hard to exaggerate the Republican predicament. Out of fashion, out of power, and above all out of ideas, the party of Ab…

Scientific illiteracy all the rage among the glitterati

Author: By Steve Connor, Science editor Closer to home, Nigella Lawson and Delia Smith faltered on the science of food, while Kate Moss, Oprah Winfrey…

Flogging a dead horse

Never mind that the sequel to the phenomenally popular Bridget Jones’s Diary was about as amusing as having your teeth pulled, or that Helen Fie…