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Former NBA star Dennis Rodman  (Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

Dennis Rodman Checks Into Undisclosed Alcohol Rehab Center

Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says.

01/18/2014

Dennis Rodman waits to check in for his flight to North Korea after his arrival at Beijing's international airport on January 6, 2014. (Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

Dennis Rodman Admits Drinking Before CNN Meltdown

Rodman apologized Thursday for comments about captive American missionary Kenneth Bae in North Korea: “I take full responsibility for my actions. It had been a very stressful day.”

01/09/2014

Dennis Rodman  (Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

Dennis Rodman Sings Happy Birthday To ‘Best Friend’ Kim Jong Un

Wednesday’s basketball game was a new milestone in Rodman’s unusual relationship with Kim, who rarely meets with foreigners and remains a mystery to much of the outside world.

01/08/2014

Dennis Rodman  (Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

Dennis Rodman Arrives In North Korea With Ex-NBA All Stars

Rodman said Monday that a game he and other former NBA players are planning in North Korea will be a “birthday present” for one of their most unlikely fans: leader Kim Jong Un.

01/06/2014

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman  (Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images)

Back In North Korea, Rodman Says He’s ‘Proud’ Of Kim Jong Un Friendship

Dennis Rodman held tryouts Friday for a North Korean team to face a dozen NBA veterans in an exhibition game on Kim Jong Un’s birthday next month – though he hasn’t convinced all the players on the American team that it’s safe.

12/20/2013

Students at Northern Parkway School. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Elementary School Celebrates 90th Birthday

Northern Parkway School’s 90th birthday Thursday was a celebration for the ages.

09/19/2013

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Rodman Plans To Return To North Korea, This Time With Former NBA All-Stars

Rodman plans to return to North Korea in January to play and exhibition game with Scottie Pippen and Karl Malone.

09/09/2013

File image of a North Korean missile test | Inset image of leader Kim Kim Jong-un. (credit: CBS 2)

Kerry To North Korea: Launching A Missile ‘Takes Everybody To A Bad Place’

North Korea issued its own warning, saying Japan will be its first target if war breaks out.

04/12/2013

Mayor Bloomberg meets with former President Jimmy Carter at City Hall April 10, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Fmr. President Carter Offers To Go On Diplomatic Mission To North Korea, Calls Tensions ‘Very Serious’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Former President Jimmy Carter met with Mayor Michael Bloomberg at City Hall on Wednesday afternoon. Afterwards, Carter discussed the recently racheted-up tensions with North Korea and added that he’d be willing […]

04/10/2013

Stevie Johnson (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images), Mike Rice (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mike Rice, Stevie Johnson Both Guilty In Court Of Public Opinion

It all comes down to thinking a little, really. Rice’s actions were unacceptable in this more-evolved era. Johnson’s words were just plain stupid in a week fraught with potential danger.

04/05/2013

U.S. United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice (3R) votes at a U.N. Security Council meeting on imposing a fourth round of sanctions against North Korea in an attempt to halt its nuclear and ballistic missile programs on March 7, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

US Vows To Defend Itself Against Nuclear Threats As UN Approves New Sanctions Against N. Korea

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday for tough new sanctions to punish North Korea for its latest nuclear test, a move that sparked a furious Pyongyang to threaten a nuclear strike against the United States.

03/07/2013

Dennis Rodman (Photo by Mark Sullivan/Getty Images for Ball Up)

Leaving North Korea, Rodman Praises ‘Awesome Guy’ Kim Jong Un, ‘Great’ Leader Kim Jong Il

“He’s proud, his country likes him — not like him, love him, love him,” Rodman said of Kim Jong Un. “Guess what, I love him. The guy’s really awesome.”

03/01/2013

Dennis Rodman (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Dennis Rodman Brings His Basketball Skills To … Wait For It … North Korea

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman brought his basketball skills and flamboyant style — neon-bleached hair, tattoos, nose studs and all — on Tuesday to the isolated Communist country with possibly the world’s drabbest dress code: North Korea.

02/26/2013

File image of a North Korean missile test | Inset image of leader Kim Kim Jong-un. (credit: CBS 2)

UN Calls North Korea Nuclear Test ‘Threat To International Peace & Security’

The test follows a successful launch of a long-range ballistic missile in December that many believe is capable of reaching the United States.

02/12/2013