| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:53 AM
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's
animated fairy tale "Frozen"
heated up movie box office charts in the United States and
Canada, displacing dystopian thriller "The Hunger Games:
Catching Fire" as the top-earning film.
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:38 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Four American presidents, along with more than 60 other world leaders, will travel to South Africa this week to honor former President Nelson Mandela. One man who won't be there is the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:11 PM
TV networks will reflect on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in various new or rebroadcast specials. Here's an incomplete list of TV tributes to the former South African president who passed away Thursday at age 95. (All times are Central; most...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:04 PM
If there’s one thing we have already learned this holiday season, it’s that we want our gratification instantly or not at all.
Ordering stuff off of the Internet is now a contest to see who can deliver it to us the quickest and cheapest....
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Before today's contemporary jewelry stars Alexis Bittar, Eddie Borgo and Aurélie Bidermann, there was Robert Lee Morris, who reinvented the category of fashion jewelry in the 1970s and '80s by creating wearable art in organic forms.
Growing up as a...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:47 AM
If you wanted to see someone famous when you went out to eat in Chicago this year, Chicago Cut Steakhouse was your best bet — especially if you know your athletes. While there are a small number of places in the city that hosted bigger names, none...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Anjanette Albert doesn’t walk on the stretch of 111th Street where her son was murdered on his way home from Fenger Academy High School in 2009.
It’s just too hard.
Four years have passed since 16-year-old sophomore Derrion Albert was...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"AT THAT time in my life I was into wash-and-wear men who required no effort to maintain with no harm done. I wanted men who were easy to clean up after, cheap men, simple men to have sex with, to be served and serviced by, so I could forget what I know...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 1:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama stocked up on more than 20 books Saturday in a rare stop at a local bookstore, part of an effort to support small businesses.
The president's visit the day after Black Friday to Politics & Prose, a Washington landmark,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:34 PM
* Some worry his death might stir racial tensions
* South Africa will not "go up in flames" - Tutu
* Mandela's absence could hurt ANC in long term -analyst
* Flags fly at half mast, state funeral planned
By Peroshni Govender and Pascal Fletcher...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:58 PM
(Reuters) - Nelson Mandela was hailed on Thursday as a champion of reconciliation who "achieved more than could be expected of any man," as people the world over mourned his death and celebrated his triumphant fight against apartheid in South Africa....
| Dec 1, 2013
| 10:00 AM
NEW YORK — Tea time at Sardi's, and in rushed Bette Midler too busy to give her caricature on the far wall an admiring glance.
She had just finished taping an appearance on Katie Couric's talk show and, like me, had plans to see Mike Nichols'...