| Dec 15, 2011
| 12:18 PM
The first daughters are growing up quickly. The president's just getting grayer.
Those are some of the immediate takeaways when viewing the Obama family's new official portrait, released by the White House on Thursday.
It was taken on Sunday by official...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 12:40 PM
Unless all the TV guides are totally wrong, "The Walking Dead" does not return to AMC's airwaves until the fall. How then, is the late Princess Diana sauntering up the street next to her daughter-in-law, Duchess Kate Middleton, on a current Newsweek...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Just steps from the beach is a new Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf designed to reflect the surf culture in downtown Huntington Beach.
Quiksilver and other action sports brands donated the surfboards that were used to build the art installation. There's a tall...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Soaking in a bath tub, Michael Phelps wears nothing but a small swimsuit, a pair of goggles atop his head and a stern look. Next to him, a pair of blue jeans spills from a Louis Vuitton bag.
It marks a sophisticated turn as a pitchman for the Baltimore...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:18 PM
With his first collection of short stories, “Drown,” and his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,” Junot Díaz won enthusiastic fans. Díaz spoke about his new collection, “This Is How You Lose...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Britain's royal family is acquiring a bit of Pop flavor in the form of screen-print portraits of Queen Elizabeth II by Andy Warhol, who once said "I want to be as famous as the Queen of England."
On Monday, the Royal Collection Trust announced that it is...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 7:53 AM
TACOMA, Wash. - This may be the time to stop teasing Tacoma.
The longtime home of the paper-mill-made "aroma" has blossomed into Seattle's cultural cousin to the south, with a museum district that just got a significant boost from the completion of the...
| Jan 3, 2011
Borders Books and Music in Westwood, which once hosted a reading by Sir Paul McCartney, is slated to close soon....
| Mar 1, 2011
Robert Pattinson chats about Charlie Sheen, Kristen Stewart and an elephant in the new Vanity Fair. Robert Pattinson stars with Tai the elephant and Reese Witherspoon in "Water for Elephants."...
| Mar 7, 2011
Miley Cyrus let herself be spoofed on "Saturday Night Live" during Vanessa Bayer's recurring "The Miley Cyrus Show" sketch -- as Justin Bieber. "Saturday Night Live" took on the host's semi-nude photos, Disney roots and salvia bong-smoking scandal....
| Mar 21, 2011
BERLIN — Veterinary experts performed a necropsy Monday on Berlin zoo's celebrity polar bear Knut to try to determine why he died suddenly over the weekend. The 4-year-old polar bear died Saturday afternoon in front of visitors, turning around...