| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:56 PM
NEW YORK -- Saajid Badat had been through all the training, from firing weapons while riding a motorcycle to watching dogs and rabbits, trapped under glass, die slow, agonizing deaths as he learned poisoning techniques.
He had laughed with other Al...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Some South Carolina lawmakers weren't thrilled to learn that two public universities assigned books with gay and lesbian themes as reading for students.
So, in a state budget approved Wednesday by the South Carolina House of Representatives, ...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:00 PM
George Blagden couldn't help himself. The "Vikings" star was so happy to finally be part of a giant fight scene in the show's second season he just let loose.
"The director screams 'cut' on the megaphone and [there's] silence in the forest—apart...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Some Apple users in England are bloody upset after the company changed the voice of their version of Siri.
When the Cupertino tech giant released the iOS 7.1 update for iPhones and iPads earlier this week, it introduced a new female voice option for...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Bruce Joel Rubin, who won an Academy Award for his screenplay for the 1990 hit movie "Ghost," did not feel a compelling need to revisit the work.
Not long after the film's release — it went on to earn half a billion dollars worldwide —...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:41 AM
GRAMMARNOIR 6: GRAMMAR NEVER TAKES A HOLIDAY
Part 1: Trouble wears cheaters
On one of those gray afternoons when the coffee’s worn off and you begin to wonder why you ever got into the paragraph game, he tapped gently at the office door....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Prime Minister David Cameron is under fire for suggesting that Britain “should be more confident about our status as a Christian country.” That assertion came in a column the Tory leader wrote for the Church Times, an Anglican publication....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Things appear to be heating up between George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin.
"The Monuments Men" actor-director and the British lawyer were spotted together on a four-day safari in Tanzania and photos of the pair have been obtained by People and Us...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:09 PM
LONDON — Trying not to be penny-wise but pound-foolish, Britain announced Wednesday that it will ditch its venerable round 1-pound coin in favor of a new 12-sided model specially designed to foil counterfeiters.
The new piece, to enter circulation...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
You can't see the Higgs boson, but you can watch its discovery.
Scientists crowd around dozens of monitors as they collect data from experiments using a looping 17-mile underground tunnel and equipment likened to a five-story Swiss watch. They worry what...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
British director Craig Viveiros has come on board to helm Ellen Page in spy thriller "Queen & Country" for Chernin Entertainment at Fox.
The project, based on the Oni Press comic book series "Queen and Country" by Greg Rucka, centers on a British agent...