08/19/2013 4:56amThe ashes of Richie Havens have been scattered across the site of the 1969 Woodstock concert.
08/19/2013 6:49amThe second of rocker John Mellencamp's sons has surrendered for arrest on charges of punching and kicking a 19-year-old man in southern Indiana.
08/19/2013 6:58amActor John Goodman says he's learned to be grateful for his blessings, rather than always striving for more.
08/19/2013 7:16amMy classroom days are decades behind me, but I still miss the nerdy pleasure of heading back to school each September with new notebooks and folders, color coded by subject of course.
08/19/2013 7:19amI've said it before and I'll say it again: Home-grown tomatoes are NOT the best-tasting ones. Not necessarily, that is.
08/19/2013 7:20am"Eat local" is the foodie mantra, and nothing is more local than an egg from your own backyard.
08/19/2013 8:57amMy mother loves tabbouleh. And given how healthy it is, it's not such a bad food to love. Except that she made it a lot. As in, after I moved out, I avoided it at all costs. I'd grown up with a tabbouleh overload.
08/19/2013 9:16amEmily Oster isn't a baby doctor. She's an economist and a mom who wanted to know more about all those rules handed down to women after the pregnancy stick goes pink.
08/19/2013 9:18amIn ancient times B.V.G. (Before Video Games), here's how kids played: Take all your toys _ dolls, soldiers, cars, blocks, that thing you got from a cereal box _ and dump them on the floor. Forget about logic or plot consistency because the most important goal is to create an entertaining adventure. (My neighborhood is still reeling from the sordid G.I. Joe-Barbie affair of 1974.)
08/19/2013 9:40amFor much of the nine years that Shane Salerno worked on his J.D. Salinger documentary and book, the project was a mystery worthy of the author himself.
08/19/2013 9:47amRemember when all it took to dress a dog was a squiggle of neon yellow mustard and a splash of ketchup? We've come a long way.
08/19/2013 12:29pm"Rising Tide: Bear Bryant, Joe Namath & Dixie's Last Quarter" (Twelve), by Randy Roberts and Ed Krzemienski
08/19/2013 12:51pm"After Her" (William Morrow), by Joyce Maynard
08/19/2013 1:10pm"Star Trek" actor George Takei (ta-KAY') will get a chance to show off some special dance moves as he leads a mass chicken dance at an annual Cincinnati festival.
08/19/2013 1:21pmThe promoter of four Chris Brown concerts in Canada scheduled this summer says the events have been canceled.
08/19/2013 1:34pmThe lead singer of rock group The Calling was abducted, beaten and robbed after performing at a Michigan festival, the band said Monday.
08/19/2013 1:40pm"Night Film" (Random House), by Marisha Pessl
08/19/2013 1:41pmThe president and CEO of NPR is stepping down after less than two years to take a similar position at the National Geographic Society, the public radio organization's board of directors announced Monday.
08/19/2013 1:57pmThe Coen brothers and T Bone Burnett will celebrate the folk music of their 1960s Greenwich Village comic drama "Inside Llewyn Davis" with a concert in New York.
08/19/2013 2:20pmLee Thompson Young, who began his acting career as the teenage star of the Disney Channel's "The Famous Jett Jackson" and was featured in the film "Friday Night Lights" and the series "Rizzoli & Isles," was found dead Monday, police said. He was 29.
08/19/2013 2:36pmAlbert Murray, the influential novelist and critic who celebrated black culture, scorned black separatism and was once praised by Duke Ellington as the "unsquarest man I know," died Sunday. He was 97.
08/19/2013 2:37pmZumba Fitness instructors worldwide are not only using a Latin-heavy song lineup in their classes, they're also creating new fans for artists such as Pitbull, Daddy Yankee and Don Omar.
08/19/2013 3:17pmBeatrice Kozera, the Los Angeles-born woman whose fleeting relationship with novelist Jack Kerouac was chronicled in "On the Road," has died. She was 92.
08/19/2013 3:26pmA months-long dispute that had led to widespread reports superstore chain Barnes & Noble was cutting back on orders and promotion for publisher Simon & Schuster's books has been resolved.
08/19/2013 5:11pmDick Van Dyke is uninjured after his Jaguar caught fire while he was driving on a Los Angeles freeway.
08/19/2013 6:37pmA few eBay users are seeing a money-making opportunity in the free bags of chips that were given out by police over the weekend at Seattle's pot festival known as Hempfest.
08/19/2013 7:23pmWhat's a hulking vampire to do without moody mortals in distress and with no more computer-enhanced battles to wage in the forest?
08/19/2013 8:00pmWhen Lynley Bendall and Ally Wanikau walked down the aisle to exchange vows, the fasten-seatbelt signs were off.
08/19/2013 9:56pmA German visitor who lost her arm in a shark attack while snorkeling off Maui was on life support, a hospital spokeswoman said Monday, a day after a Big Island surfer suffered leg injuries in Hawaii's second shark attack in less than a week.