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Staten Island politician James P. Molinaro, 81, called Lady Gaga a "slut" for smoking what appeared to be pot on stage at a recent concert.
Top American tennis player Andy Roddick announced his plan to retire from the sport at a news conference on Thursday.
President Cristina Fernandez said Argentina will build its own film industry hub modeled after Hollywood on an island south of Buenos Aires.
Brazilian officials have said they will no longer tolerate hooliganism at soccer matches and are clamping down on fan violence as the World Cup draws nearer.
Brazil's 1970 World Cup-winning goalkeeper Felix died of complications from emphysema on Friday. He was 74.
For the first time in 24 years, Brazil will be playing for Olympic soccer gold, going up against Mexico in Saturday's final match.
President Barack Obama called Michael Phelps and the US women's gymnastics team to congratulate them on their Olympic medals.
Saudi athlete Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shaherkani has been allowed to wear a hijab while competing in judo in the London Olympics.
Colombian soccer player Lady Andrade got a two-match Olympic ban after punching US player Abby Wambach in the face during a game.
US teen Missy Franklin won gold today in the women's 100-meter backstroke.
London Olympics fans were told by Games bosses to avoid non-urgent texting and tweeting because an overloaded network was affecting TV coverage.
Brazil's Felipe Kitadai, who won bronze in men's 60kg judo at the London Olympics, broke his medal when he got in the shower wearing it.
China won its second diving gold medal Monday at the London Olympics, this time in the men's 10-meter synchronized platform.
The locks at London's Olympic soccer venue Wembley Stadium have had to be changed, after police lost their keys.
Brazil's Sarah Menezes captures judo's top prize at 48 kg; first for her country.
NBC's Friday Olympics opening ceremony coverage may not have been anyone's favorite, but a record 40.7 million Americans did tune in.
Swimmer Ryan Lochte wins the first US gold medal at the London Olympics in the men's 400-meter individual medley, with Michael Phelps finishing fourth.
Danny Boyle's opening ceremony for the London Olympics is starting things off with a bang, but don't worry if you can't see it: Twitter's got you covered.
Madonna was booed in Paris for a concert that lasted only 45 minutes, as French fans called her a slut and demanded a refund.
London cabbies are protesting for the third time over being locked out of VIP lanes dedicated to Olympic traffic.