| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Iran is banning the sale of all "Simpsons" toys within its borders, but the long-running Fox animated series isn't just rolling over.
When asked to comment on the news, longtime "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean had just one thing to say: "This means...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 7:23 PM
HAMPTON — Joanna "Jojo" Sibert lolls on her mother's lap, her body pressed into its contours. She lets one leg drop to the side, the only departure from an otherwise seamless melding of the two. A soft Mona-Lisa smile flickers across her face as her...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Aug 03 (TheWrap.com) - There's a moment at the end of the promo reel for "Love, Marilyn," an upcoming Marilyn Monroe documentary that will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, when Uma Thurman, speaking in words that were written by Monroe, almost...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Things were different when I was kid. Solicitous adults did not gently inquire of children "Are you happy?" after giving them something nice (an ice-cream cone, a college education, a car). Instead, when I was a kid, surly adults demanded to know "Are you...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Goldman Sachs had a miserable first quarter — but mainly when it comes to public relations. The firm managed to beat analysts' expectations with better-than-anticipated profit, joining a pageant of generally strong earnings reports that buoyed the...
| Mar 25, 2012
Danielle Pepers is such a fan of"The Hunger Games"that she had the book's unofficial mascot — a mockingjay — tattooed on her right arm this month. But her intrigue with the books and movie, which hit theaters Friday, didn't stop there.
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:02 PM
The US Consumer Product Safety Commmision (CPSC) is advising that some recalled products may have wound up back on the shelves of discount retailers, despite safety concerns.
The CSPC says that the products were orginally sold at Meijer stores, and...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Big summer movies such as “Battleship,” “The Avengers,” “Amazing Spiderman” and “G.I. Joe” – and the packaged toys that will be sold with them – can’t come soon enough forHasbro Inc., whose...
| Dec 7, 2012
What's worse for a distinguished, pro-gun-control Chicago politician who sports a cool goatee and an always-natty wardrobe:
Being charged with a felony after allegedly trying to carry a .25-caliber Beretta handgun onto a Chicago plane bound for...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 12:36 AM
Stores offer doorbuster deals starting at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Here's a rundown of times and offers:
8 p.m Thanksgiving
Deals: Barbie Ballerinas for $2.99; 24-inch LED 1080p HDTV for $88
Deals: 2-carat total weight diamond jewelry...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 12:44 PM
(AP) - A divorced Palestinian man accused of illegally moving his three young children from their Kansas home to the Gaza Strip insists they are safe.
Ahmed Abuhamda was charged in Kansas with aggravated interference with parental custody after he...
| Dec 3, 2012
I was never one of those women who dreamed about getting married. As a child, I didn't practice marching down the aisle with Barbie dolls, and during my teens I doubt if I ever picked up, let alone browsed through, a copy of Bride magazine.