Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger announced their separation Monday. Despite being a prominent Democrat, Shriver was crucial to her Republican husband's political success.
The Civil War, which began 150 years ago Tuesday, has long been a potent theme in film – highlighted by the release of a new Civil War film by Robert Redford Friday.
Two big new miniseries, 'The Kennedys' and 'The Borgias,' take on historical figures. But in the end, their story lines might tell us more about the present day than they do about history.
The New York Times begins forcing users who read more than 20 articles a month online to buy a subscription. It seeks to break new ground in the bid to make online content profitable.
Comedian Gilbert Gottfried was fired as the voice of the Aflac duck for joking about Japan's earthquake in the days after the tragedy. But that doesn't mean humor isn't helpful in horrific times.
Two Best Picture contenders at the Oscars, 'King's Speech' and 'The Social Network,' revolve around the advent of new forms of communication. Why that theme resounds with audiences.
Could a Robocop statue do for Detroit today what the sci-fi movie hero did for the dystopian Motor City of the future? Critics of the proposal dismiss its pop-culture pop as Rust Belt chic.
Some of those finding fault with ‘The King’s Speech’ have griped about the use of the wrong kilt tartan, while others charge that the film whitewashes Nazi sympathies on the part of the king.
The Los Angeles school district will review its security policies after the apparently accidental shooting of two students at Gardena High School. But experts are split on whether big-money projects like metal detectors and surveillance cameras are the way to go.
Distinctive Lee Friedlander photos open a window on America's deep car culture.