Fox News host Bill O'Reilly started yelling at guest Alan Colmes earlier this week when discussing President Obama and budget cuts. It was an odd development that points to deeper issues.
The fact that North Korea is getting to host well-known personalities from abroad is a PR plus for the regime, say analysts.
Rodman's visit to North Korea comes just weeks after the country's third nuclear weapons test. Some say such trips, like that of Google chief Eric Schmidt, boost the North's positioning.
One school in Chicago shows the promise and pitfalls of a federal effort to turn around the nation's bottom-tier schools.