The Fourth of July weekend traditionally launches action films for guys. But this year, 'Twilight: Eclipse' is breaking Hollywood records, mainly because girls and women are seeing it more than once.
The new gun law, which effectively puts an end to Chicago’s controversial handgun ban, establishes strict guidelines about who can apply for a permit.
Chicago's longtime ban on handguns looked poised to be shot down after this week's ruling by the US Supreme Court. A new gun law proposed Thursday allows handgun ownership but requires multiple steps to obtain permits.
CNN talk-show host Larry King's thousands of interviews chronicle 25 years of popular culture.
'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse' strips away the otherworldliness of vampires and werewolves, appealing to the imaginations of the young.
A Supreme Court decision Monday threw doubt on a Chicago handgun ban. The ruling could lead to a spate of legal challenges against gun-control laws nationwide.
Michael Jackson died a year ago from a physician-administered anesthetic. More than 20,000 people die each year from prescription-drug overdoses, some of whom get drugs from more than one doctor.
Summer movie profits have been held down by tepid sequels and remakes so far. 'Toy Story 3' represents one of a few chances for Hollywood to turn around its traditional blockbuster season.
What to do with the kids in summertime is a universal question, and different forms of summer camp exist all over the world.
The great American tradition – the sleepaway summer camp – is under siege by the pace of modern childhood, from longer school years to the quest for a 50-point bump on the S.A.T.
Jamie Hinton, the volunteer fire chief of tiny Magnolia Springs, Ala., has a plan to use a blockade of barges to stop the Gulf oil spill from entering the Magnolia River. For a time, he went ahead with the plan, even though it might have landed him in jail.
It's the time of year for advice and inspiration for college graduates. Former Justice David Souter, who rarely makes public speeches, is among those offering words of wisdom this year.
Stars seem to be stumbling over themselves to get to the neediest regions and biggest causes, like the Gulf oil spill. Is celebrity activism meaningful, or is it just another PR move?
The bad economy was already leading thousands of Hispanics to leave Arizona. Now, anecdotal evidence suggests that more are leaving before the Arizona immigration law takes effect.
TBS has started an Emmy campaign for Conan O'Brien in Variety magazine. But the ads are stumping for an NBC show – the defunct 'The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien.'
Life is filled with intriguing human intersections in which peoples’ paths cross and sometimes recross years later in seemingly random ways. This is one reporter's remembrance of a close encounter with Coach John Wooden
John Wooden was UCLA's legendary basketball coach who took some of the most challenging egos in the country and fit them into a championship mold of his own making.
The Federal Trade Commission is holding hearings on whether government should have any regulatory role as blogs and web-only news sites proliferate. It's a red flag for many journalists.
As America becomes more diverse, interethnic and interracial marriage has become much more common, according to a Pew report released Friday.
When a long marriage like Al and Tipper Gore's ends, women often take more of a financial hit. Retirement, health care, and long-term financial stability can be thrown off balance.