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  • Leonardo DiCaprio gives Russia's tiger summit a helping hand

    Leonardo DiCaprio gives Russia's tiger summit a helping hand

    A five-day tiger summit aimed at conservation generated a $1 million donation from Leonardo DiCaprio. The world's remaining 3,500 tigers are at risk from poaching and loss of habitat.

  • Hybrid cars? OK. All-electric Tesla? An eco-thriller!

    The New Economy Hybrid cars? OK. All-electric Tesla? An eco-thriller!

    Hybrid cars still hold onto the combustion past, but the Tesla shows how all-electric cars can be a sporty and eco-friendly alternative.

  • Can 'The Town' be top of the Hub? Top 5 Boston-based movies

    Can 'The Town' be top of the Hub? Top 5 Boston-based movies

    The Red Sox may be struggling to make the playoffs this season, but Boston is a perennial box-office favorite. The latest Boston-based film to hit silver screens is "The Town," starring and directed by local boy Ben Affleck. The top 10 Boston-based films, ranked by US box-office receipts, includes the Sox-centered "Fever Pitch," according to Turner Classic Movies and IMDB.com. Also on the list is the 1968 version of "The Thomas Crown Affair" starring Steve McQueen, which was shot on Boston's Beacon Hill. Do your favorite Boston films make the top 5?

  • Inception: movie review

    Inception: movie review

    Leonardo DiCaprio plays an espionage expert who taps into people’s dreams to steal secrets in 'Inception,' Christopher Nolan's latest noir narrative.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 07/08

    A surfer rides the waves on the Ice channel in the English Garden in Munich, Germany, on Thursday.

  • Africa's blood diamonds, bloody still

    Africa Monitor Africa's blood diamonds, bloody still

    The trade of so-called 'blood diamonds" in Africa continues despite the much-hyped Kimberley Process, which has never worked as well as advertised. The problem is that it's a voluntary process, says blogger G. Pascal Zachary.

  • Gallery Celebrities giving to Haiti

    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (c.) visits a cholera treatment center run by the Rev. Franklin Graham's relief organization, Samaritan's Purse, in Cabaret, Haiti, on Dec. 11. Ms. Palin arrived in Haiti as part of a brief humanitarian mission in the impoverished nation struggling to overcome postelection violence and a cholera epidemic.

  • Gallery The top 10 highest-grossing films

    10: THE DARK KNIGHT - Christopher Nolan's dark Batman film, his second, was released in July 2008 and grossed $1,001,921,825 worldwide. Here, Heath Ledger stars as the Joker.

  • Shutter Island: movie review

    Shutter Island: movie review

    Based on Dennis Lehane’s book, ‘Shutter Island’ uses all the classic horror-film pyrotechnics and old-school frights to build a paranoid atmosphere.

  • 'Hope for Haiti Now' telethon galvanizes giving

    'Hope for Haiti Now' telethon galvanizes giving

    The celebrity-studded 'Hope for Haiti Now' telethon has helped spur donations to Haitian earthquake relief, raising $61 million so far.