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“The Real Housewives Of New York City”: Financial Lessons From Jill Zarin

This week on the “Real Housewives of New York City,” the BBC interviewed our very own Jill Zarin about the state of the economy. It seemed like a set up,…

Alex Leo | April 22, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Woo Hoo! Americans Can Visit Relatives In Cuba. Will The Rest Of Us Be Able To Go Soon?

For 40 years, Americans have been banned from traveling to Cuba. But this week, Barack Obama eased travel restrictions for people with relatives in the communist country. Raul Castro, who…

Alex Leo | April 19, 2009 - 6:00 pm

50-Year-Old Woman Spends $15,000 To Look Like Her Daughter

Janet and Jane Cunliffe look like twins. But they’re not: they’re mother and daughter. Janet (on the left) is 22 years older than Jane. But she couldn’t handle that—so after…

Alex Leo | April 17, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Mel Gibson’s Billion-Dollar Divorce

After 28 years of marriage and seven kids, Mel Gibson’s wife Robyn filed for divorce Monday in California. With no pre-nup in sight, Mel may have to pony up half…

Alex Leo | April 15, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Farrah Fawcett Leaves The Hospital; What Is Anal Cancer, Anyway?

Farrah Fawcett left a Los Angeles hospital today after being there over a week. She suffered from stomach bleeding resulting from the anal cancer treatment she received in Germany. [People]…

Alex Leo | April 13, 2009 - 7:30 pm