| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Tom Daley, Maria Bello and Bob Harper all announced to the world that they are gay or in same-sex relationships this past week. The overwhelming reaction? A collective shrug.
And that's progress, gay activists say.
In fact, the Olympian, the actress...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Festivus is back! And it's not too late to celebrate in a style that would make the "Seinfeld" gang -- and especially George Costanza's father -- proud.
But first, we offer a brief rewind for those among you muttering Festi-WHAT? Festivus is a (non)...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona is skydiving Wednesday, the third anniversary of a rampage that killed six people and left the legislator partially paralyzed.
Giffords, 43, was one of more than a dozen people who were wounded in...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:20 PM
On Nov. 21, 1963, film critics were planning to catch a special preview of Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove" the next day. But when the news came from Dallas on Nov. 22, those plans changed.
"NEVER HELD ... THE DAY KENNEDY WAS SHOT," one guest...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Here are some of the best long reads you may have missed from the week past.
A high-value Guantanamo Bay detainee reveals what it's like to be a guinea pig for "enhanced interrogation" and describes the deceptions he used to mislead interrogators in...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:02 AM
It's a Thanksgiving balloon. How much harm could it do? The answer is: quite a bit.
When the giant balloons of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade are tossed by storm winds, real havoc can ensue. The balloons can even pose a lethal threat. Which is why...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:42 PM
We've now heard it from Mr. Hooked on Phonics himself. "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek has stoked the flames of the undying Internet debate over how to correctly pronounce "GIF."
According to Trebek, GIF, an acronym for a popular image format (some...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When it comes to Hollywood's hold on everyday fashion, movies frequently steal most of the credit -- two-hour immersions where one comes up coveting Alicia Silverstone's knee-highs in "Clueless" or Jennifer Beals' off-the-shoulder sweat shirt in...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Anna Gunn looked stunning and relaxed heading into the Emmys at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday. The reason, she said, was because this is her second nomination for her role as Skyler White on the hit show "Breaking Bad," so she's not nearly as nervous as she...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The last time Oscar voters surprised with a best picture winner came eight years ago when Jack Nicholson opened the evening's final envelope, arched those famous eyebrows and announced "Crash."
He then mouthed the word "Whoa!"
Most years, Hollywood...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Would she or wouldn't she? If she won the Oscar for lead actress, would Cate Blanchett utter the "W" word?
Fairly or not, that was a question surrounding the star of "Blue Jasmine," who took the trophy for her portrayal of a fallen New York socialite in...