| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:09 PM
The event: The Hollywood Reporter's Nominees Night on Monday at Spago in Beverly Hills attracted guests including actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong’o, Ethan Hawke, Bruce Dern and Steve Coogan; directors David O. Russell and...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Philanthropy group unite4:good will host its first-ever unite4:humanity event in Los Angeles in association with Variety.
The event will further serve the unite4:good mission of promoting positivity, inspiring charitable engagement and empowering acts of...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In a surprise announcement, Edgar Wright has left Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man" as its director, the company said Friday.
Marvel already has tapped a new director, but has yet to reveal who landed the job.
Hollywood and Marvel's fan community will be...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Millions of people around the world have tweeted in recent weeks using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. That's an important sentiment, and not just as it relates to the kidnapping of 276 female students by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria.
The region in...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:56 PM
It's a Small World, the 50-year-old Disneyland attraction with the singing automatonic children, is reportedly being turned into a movie.
Deadline.com reported that Jon Turteltaub has been hired by Walt Disney Studios to direct the movie based on the...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 7:00 PM
The author Ishmael Beah grew up listening to his grandmother tell folk tales that explained, among other things, why a spider has a narrow waist.
He quickly realized that beneath the whimsy were hidden life lessons he was expected to master.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Famine looms in South Sudan. The planting season is already half over, with terrified farmers scattered far from home because of fighting. But the country's leaders seem unconcerned about the impending catastrophe, the United Nations' top human rights...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:09 PM
An elementary school in the Syrian city of Aleppo was struck by a missile from a government jet Wednesday morning, killing at least 19 people, most of them children, opposition activists said.
Hundreds of students from various schools in the...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Sami Rahimi sleeps fitfully on a bread rack above the bakery's cold concrete floor. He rises at 5 a.m., sweeps up, washes in a pan of chilly water, then prays.
Before the sun has risen, Sami is pushing a dented wheelbarrow through the dim streets, at 13...
| Jan 31, 2014
It seems to happen at a disturbingly frequent rate. A massive typhoon, hurricane, earthquake, tsunami or other horrible catastrophe occurs. The media show heart-wrenching images of disaster beyond anything most people have seen or could even begin to...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:13 AM
While in Memphis on Tuesday to play the Grizzlies, Pau Gasol joined his brother Marc for a visit to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
The Lakers forward/center has a long relationship with St. Jude, dating back to his days with the Grizzlies (2001-...