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  • With 'Madam Secretary,' Tea Leoni returns to series TV after 16 years

    With 'Madam Secretary,' Tea Leoni returns to series TV after 16 years
    When the secretary of State invites you into bed, it's hard to say no. At the end of a long week filming the new CBS drama "Madam Secretary," Téa Leoni is exhausted. Because there are few comfortable places available on the makeshift Brooklyn soundstage...
  • Oscars 2015: Academy names Governors Awards recipients

    Oscars 2015: Academy names Governors Awards recipients
    The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday that it would present Harry Belafonte with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and give honorary Oscars to Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara....
  • Shakira, Gerard Pique confirm they're expecting baby No. 2

    Shakira, Gerard Pique confirm they're expecting baby No. 2
    Shakira, Shakira! The singer and her boyfriend, Gerard Pique, are expecting their second child. The pregnant "Voice" mentor announced the news in the Spanish edition of Cosmopolitan, saying, "Pues sí, la verdad es que sí, estoy embarazada." (Yes, it's...
  • Elvis Mitchell, UNICEF Help Launch Greenwich Film Fest

    The Greenwich International Film Festival, which will hold its inaugural edition June 4-7, has tapped Elvis Mitchell as marquee director and has created a charity partnership with UNICEF. The fest will schedule over 25 films; the call for entry opens...
  • Hamas backs Palestinian push for Gaza war crimes probe

    Hamas backs Palestinian push for Gaza war crimes probe
    Hamas leaders said on Saturday they had given their consent for the Palestinians to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), a move that could open up both Israel and the militant group to war crime probes over the fighting in Gaza. Moussa Abu...
  • Richard Attenborough dies at 90; actor directed, produced 'Gandhi'

    Richard Attenborough dies at 90; actor directed, produced 'Gandhi'
    Lord Richard Attenborough, the respected British actor and Academy Award-winning director of “Gandhi,” the multiple-Oscar-winning best picture of 1982, has died. He was 90. Attenborough died Sunday, his son Michael told the BBC in London....
  • After early success, Pau Gasol just kept working

    After early success, Pau Gasol just kept working
    SANT BOI de LLOBREGAT, Spain — The morning after he officially stamped his ticket to the NBA, Pau Gasol retreated to his roots. Gasol had just led FC Barcelona to the 2001 Copa del Rey title in Malaga, Spain, becoming, at 20, the youngest most...
  • America squanders its human capital

     America squanders its human capital
    My family's newest member popped into the world with this year's crocuses, just in time for UNICEF's report card on child well-being. Unbeknownst to our bundle of joy, the country of his birth was down at the bottom of the list of 29 nations, with...
  • Egypt girl's death after genital excision leads to unprecedented trial

    Egypt girl's death after genital excision leads to unprecedented trial
    DEYARB BOQTARES, Egypt — By all accounts, Soheir Bataa was a bright and lively girl. At 13, she was diligent in her schoolwork, with her math teacher recalling an eager pupil. On her run-down street in this Nile Delta village, she could often be...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show to welcome new, returning headliners in 2014

    L.A. Times Travel Show to welcome new, returning headliners in 2014
    Essayist. Actor. Activist. Author. Those are just some of the labels you might apply to Adam Richman, Alyssa Milano, Henry Rollins and Arthur Frommer, the keynote speakers for the Los Angeles Times Travel Show on Jan. 18 and 19 at the L.A. Convention...
  • 5 things Alyssa Milano always takes on a plane

    5 things Alyssa Milano always takes on a plane
    While you've been watching Alyssa Milano on TV shows from "Who's the Boss?" to "Mistresses," she's been busy -- as a UNICEF ambassador witnessing the hardship of life in such places as Angola, India and Kosovo in the past decade. You can meet the...