| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:17 PM
So how broke are Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott? We're getting the feeling that it's all relative.
As in, relative to the super-rich lifestyle she had when she was younger.
When Spelling told People magazine on Thursday that she and McDermott were...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:38 AM
I've got some good news and some bad news, "Strike Back" fans. The action series will return for a fourth season in 2014, but it will be the show's final season.
Cinemax announced the renewal Monday, adding that the 10-episode final season will film in...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:05 PM
In between Obamacare website glitches, and the NSA spying on almost everyone in Europe (if it’s Monday, it must be Spain), and a possible terrorist attack in China’s Tiananmen Square and so on and so forth, there’s also this pressing...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Supporters of photo ID requirements for voters are fond of noting that the Supreme Court upheld Indiana’s ID law in a 2007 decision written by the then-dean of the court’s liberal wing, Justice John Paul Stevens. Now critics of voter ID laws,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
According to news reports based on leaks from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the United States has been spying on allies, including Germany, Spain, France and Brazil. The spying reportedly has gone as far as monitoring the cellphone of German...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Two retailers - Macy's and Books & Books - have teamed up for a special literary presentation: Faces of America.
The event is centered on four authors from diverse cultural backgrounds discussing their paths to success in the U.S.
| May 30, 2013
My son is nearing 11, and I don't let him use social media.
As you might have read in an earlier post, he doesn't have his own cellphone yet. He uses my iPhone sometimes, but I limit the apps to single-player games and educational programs and don't let...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:41 PM
We're swamped with social media sites. There's Facebook and Twitter, Tumblr and Path. And Instagram, and Pinterest. For book lovers, there are Goodreads and LibraryThing. Do we really need another site?
Some of the biggest social media sites...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fish have to swim. Birds have to fly. Marc Cherry has to write women.
At least that's how the creator of "Desperate Housewives" explains why he jumped into another female-heavy series after a headline-grabbing run with his ABC drama that included...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Florida went through a bruising fight over evolution during the 2007-08 school year when it adopted new science standards that for the first time required the subject be taught in public schools. Now it will decide if it wants to sign on to another...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill at City Center in Newport News has been open for about eight months, but no matter. The main man is coming to town next week to give the joint his official blessing.
Toby Keith will attend a ribbon cutting 2 p.m. 1...