Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on affirmative action, I recall how at Roll Call newspaper, I was told that one of our three interns had to be from a racial minority. Diversity is important, but giving someone an advantage beyond his experience degrades the applicant and the hirer.
Christopher Plummer and Ewan McGregor square off as father and son in 'Beginners,' a quirky drama with poignant depth.
Artists are taking different approaches to mine their catalogs for fresh business.
R.E.M. brake for nobody on 'Accelerate,' a comeback album of sorts, and The Black Keys expand their color palette with a little help from producer Danger Mouse.