MSNBC and Keith Olbermann have ended their contract. The last broadcast of "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" was on Friday, January 21, 2011. MSNBC thanks Keith for his integral role in MSNBC's success and we wish him well in his future endeavors.
Negotiators say they are close to a deal to strengthen border security provisions in the Senate immigration bill, an agreement designed to draw more Republican votes and significantly strengthen the bill’s prospects of becoming law.
Don’t let their small statures fool you: Dogs may be man’s best friend, but guinea pigs have long courted their own devoted following. The zeal of their supporters runs deep: A suit of chain mail armor for guinea pigs is currently going for over $23,000 on Ebay, and "pignics" for owners and their pets are proving popular.
Actor James Gandolfini, who rose to fame as mob boss Tony Soprano on the hit HBO drama "The Sopranos," died Wednesday of a possible heart attack while visiting Rome. He was 51.