| Apr 6, 2015
| 3:00 PM
Media giant Viacom Inc. on Monday announced a round of layoffs and restructuring that will result in it booking $785 million in special expenses in its recently ended quarter.
A Viacom spokesman declined to say how many people would be laid off.
| Apr 6, 2015
| 3:07 PM
Euro falls near $1, but European goods remain pricey
Americans hunting for a bargain on a new Beemer, bottle of Chateau Margaux or Hermes handbag thanks to the sliding euro should put away their gold cards. European luxury goods sold in the U.S....
| Apr 5, 2015
| 12:05 AM
Are you ready for some exciting television? Then I hope you've got a lot of programs stored on your DVR, because this week's offerings are lean. Here's what caught my eye:
Sunday: "The Walking Dead," 8 p.m., AMC: Rick and the gang continue to ease into...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:31 AM
It's been a late-coming Luda-Christmas for '00s Atlanta rap fans this week.
First, on Tuesday, the lovable Southern rapper released a new album, "Ludaversal," his first since 2010. And now he's appearing in a theater near you in "Furious 7," the sure-...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 8:44 AM
Kendrick Lamar's new LP "To Pimp a Butterfly" was an instant conversation-shifter in pop music, and set records for debut-day streaming on Spotify. But the record very nearly had a dramatically different title.
In one of a series of interviews with MTV,...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 11:14 AM
You've seen Tim Nordwind. He's the guy in the safety goggles who kicks off the Rube Goldberg machine "This Too Shall Pass" video by pushing a red toy truck into a row of dominoes. He rocks half a beard in last year's elaborate optical illusion video for...
| Mar 30, 2015
Hugh Jackman — who has played Wolverine in seven “X-Men”-related films and counting — appears to be nearing the end of […]...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 1:12 PM
The gym, full of mid-twenty- and thirtysomethings in brightly colored Under Armour and Nike gear, was a box with slippery blue floors and cloudy backboards. I wasn’t the fattest dude in the gym, so I figured I could put on show or at least embarrass...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 9:53 AM
Chicago and this tiny but financially powerful city-state in Southeast Asia both showcase themselves as "a city in a garden'' draped by a dazzling skyline. Both are home to airport expansion projects aimed at revving up their global profiles.
| Feb 28, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Did the controversial “Sex Box” turn on viewers? All signs point to a less than satisfying performance.
In WE tv’s latest reality show, the title is the concept. Couples have sex in front of a live audience -- though unseen inside...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:56 AM
Maybe it started with Justin Beiber being discovered through his YouTube videos, or when Owl City was found the same way. And it gathered steam when Cody Simpson became a hit, too.
Internet introduction certainly has become a path to musical stardom, as...