| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON The children of presidents have long captured the imagination of Americans and criticism.
A TV anchor said Chelsea Clinton had been "pimped out" by her parents. A radio talker called Amy Carter ugly. Susan Ford had her dates critiqued....
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:04 PM
It was a Malawi holiday for Madonna.
The music icon spent her Thanksgiving in the African nation from which her adopted children David Banda and Mercy James hail. There she promoted her charity Raising Malawi and met with the Malawian President Peter...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Of the original 102 Pilgrims who arrived in North America aboard the Mayflower in the fall of 1620, only about half survived to celebrate the first Thanksgiving, in November 1621. The rest perished through starvation and lack of shelter. The survivors...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Spain's richest and most-titled aristocrat, the flamboyant Duchess of Alba, who was once a childhood playmate of Britain's queen and went on to become one of Europe's most eccentric fashionistas, died Thursday at her home in Seville. She was 88.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:15 AM
"In Flanders fields the poppies blow ..." is the opening line of one of the most famous poems about World War I. The red poppies that bloomed in the battlefields of Belgium and France became a powerful and lasting symbol of fallen soldiers and their...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:27 AM
From the Fabulous '40s through the Swinging '60s to now, Pop Art's style has endured.
Earlier this year, the Allentown Art Museum explored the beginning of Pop Art's story in "British Pop Art Prints," which revealed how American Pop Art grew from a...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
At 8:28 p.m., the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion's Founders Room, with its soaring coffered ceiling, walls of Australian black bean tree wood and gold drapes of silk, is eerily quiet. L.A. Opera staffers stand stoically by the doorway, hands folded, awaiting...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Jon Stewart is in full-on promotion mode for his directorial debut "Rosewater." And "The Daily Show," his regular gig, is not exempt. In fact, promoting "Rosewater" on "The Daily Show" makes perfect sense, since the Comedy Central show plays a central...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I CAN'T believe Mother did this eight times!"
So said Cheryl Crane, daughter of the late movie queen Lana Turner, on the day of Cheryl's own (first) wedding.
After 40 years together, Cheryl and her partner, "Josh" LeRoy, tied the knot last week....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are making marriage look good: The Oscar winner recently admitted that being married to the father of her six adopted and biological children feels "different" -- in a positive way.
The "Girl, Interrupted" Oscar winner opens...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Scotland rejected independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain’s remaining global clout.
A vote for the 307-year union is a relief for millions of Britons...