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Jodie Foster

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  • James Brady's death ruled a homicide from 1981 shooting

    James Brady's death ruled a homicide from 1981 shooting
    A Virginia medical examiner has ruled the death of James Brady, the former press secretary critically wounded in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan a homicide, according to a police spokesperson. Brady was shot in the head by John...
  • Lead Actress Emmy Nominees Rule the Political World

    American politics may be subject to a glass ceiling, but the TV screen's glass has decidedly been cracked. A cadre of intelligent, powerful actresses are playing intelligent, powerful women, and a bunch of them are Emmy-nominated this year. One such,...
  • First-Time Emmy Nominees on the Role That Changed Their Lives

    While it's become a bit of a cliche for nominees to say it's a thrill just to be included, this year's slate included 25 newbies, including stars like Matthew McConaughey, Mark Ruffalo and Billy Bob Thornton, who might actually mean it. And thanks to the...
  • Rekha Basu: Honor James Brady by taking real action on gun violence

    Some of the most powerful lessons about what is good for a nation begin with one person's tragedy. But too often, they're not implemented until more people are martyred to the cause. When he went to work as Ronald Reagan's press secretary in 1981,...
  • Price chops: Former NBA star Chris Webber poised for a loss in Malibu

    With its designer interiors and 180-degree views of the Malibu coastline, the sale of Chris Webber’s modern home seemed like all but a slam dunk when the residence listed in February at nearly $4 million. But after more than five months on the...
  • Emmy Writer and Director: The Nominees Who Knew Too Much

    Documents, images and consultants' testimony can lend unexpected dimension to a narrative in development. This year's Emmy writing and directing nominees remind us that research changes a story because it changes the storyteller -- it lobs a curve at...
  • 2014 Emmy Awards: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' Lead Nominations

    HBO again led the way in nominations for the 66th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, buoyed by the strong showing of new drama "True Detective" and the movie "The Normal Heart," as the voting again tilted heavily toward cable and new players such as Netflix....
  • Women Few and Far Between in Emmy's Writing and Directing Races

    The Emmy nominations for writing and directing are usually a bellwether of where the industry insiders see the sizzle in the small screen. The scribe and helming categories are less of a popularity contest than the comedy and drama series races. So it...
  • TV is a vast wasteland for women, and the Emmys prove it

    TV is a vast wasteland for women, and the Emmys prove it
    Something interesting happened on the way to the modern Emmy Awards. Two aisles were created in the acting category: one for men and one for women. The awards didn’t start out that way. At the first Emmy ceremony in 1949, there were only three...
  • James Garner: Cowboy, soldier, detective, astronaut, race car driver

    James Garner, who died Saturday at the age of 86, was tall, handsome and athletic, all qualities that made for longevity as a leading man. Garner, a native Oklahoman, came to fame on television as the laid-back Bret Maverick in the 1950s western, went...
  • Mary Rodgers dies at 83; composer was part of musical dynasty

    Mary Rodgers, composer of the musical "Once Upon a Mattress" that helped make Carol Burnett a star and author of the "Freaky Friday" story, has died. She was 83. Rodgers died Thursday at her home in New York after a long illness, her son Alec Guettel...
  • Judy Greer: How shopping changed my life

    Judy Greer: How shopping changed my life
    There are a lot of different factors that contributed to my being an actor. There is my early dancing "career" (not nearly as exciting as it sounds in my bio), joining a theater program in high school, and going to an acting conservatory for college,...