11/04/2013 12:58amAs one of the earliest Syrian celebrities to speak out against Bashar Assad, Mai Skaf is a heroine of the rebel cause, and it's a role that has cost the film star dearly.
11/04/2013 3:48amShares in Ryanair slumped after Europe's top budget airline issued a new, harsher profits warning and pledged to maintain heavy fare discounts to keep aircraft full.
11/04/2013 5:08amSexy monsters are a bit of a specialty for Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
11/04/2013 6:19amEric Church isn't sure what reaction he'll get when he plays his new single, the hard rock anthem "The Outsiders," on Wednesday night during the Country Music Association Awards.
11/04/2013 6:32amPresident Barack Obama, in a message written for Huffingtonpost.com, is calling on the Senate to pass legislation prohibiting employment discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender people.
11/04/2013 6:45amThe Country Music Association Awards aren't until Wednesday, but Taylor Swift is already a winner.
11/04/2013 7:20am"Mud Season: How One Woman's Dream of Moving to Vermont, Raising Children, Chickens, and Sheep & Running the Old Country Store Pretty Much Led to One Calamity after Another" (The Countryman Press), by Ellen Stimson
11/04/2013 7:50am"The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay: An American Family in Iran" (Doubleday), by Hooman Majd
11/04/2013 8:28amAllergies can put a serious crimp in gardening: A runny nose, itchy eyes, or a wheezing and persistent cough can drive allergy sufferers indoors during the growing season.
11/04/2013 9:01amThere will be a strong helping of duck at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade _ "Duck Dynasty," that is.
11/04/2013 9:42amLouis Vuitton has named Nicolas Ghesquiere as its new artistic director, replacing the outgoing Marc Jacobs with the designer best known for his ties to the Balenciaga fashion house.
11/04/2013 9:43amU.S. teens seeking weight-loss surgery have a startling number of health problems that used to be seen only in adults, according to a major government-funded study.
11/04/2013 10:21amOne of the most stressful parts of hosting a large dinner party is figuring out how to time everything so all the food arrives at the table piping hot and at its prime.
11/04/2013 11:07amThe Nelson Mandela biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" will get an audience from President Barack Obama, as well as a screening at the Kennedy Center hosted by Hillary Clinton.
11/04/2013 11:08amGerman authorities are investigating a huge art find reported to include hundreds of works seized by the Nazis and considered missing for decades, officials said Monday.
11/04/2013 11:21amNetflix has acquired the first-run rights to a documentary on the Egyptian protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square, signaling a new push by the subscription company to program movie premieres.
11/04/2013 11:40am"The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son" (Nan A. Talese), by Pat Conroy
11/04/2013 11:49amM.I.A, "Matangi" (Interscope)
11/04/2013 12:35pmJosh Hutcherson and Queen Latifah will help honor four teenagers at the awards show founded by Nick Cannon, which is set to be broadcast live for the first time.
11/04/2013 12:53pmEminem, "The Marshall Mathers LP 2" (Aftermath/Shady/Interscope)
11/04/2013 1:00pmThe executive chairman and former president of ESPN is working on a business leadership memoir.
11/04/2013 1:19pmThe painful story of a free black man lured from his home in New York in 1841 to be sold into slavery, now the basis of the new film "12 Years a Slave," has a little-known connection to a slave site that still stands near the nation's capital.
11/04/2013 1:28pmMovie studios and television networks are banking on productions timed to the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination to generate some serious ratings and revenue. Among the offerings, which include much that's new, and something old as well:
11/04/2013 2:28pmFormer PBS journalist Ray Suarez is joining Al-Jazeera America to host a daily show, "Inside Story," that airs in the late afternoon each weekday.
11/04/2013 4:03pmA biography of Italian fascist Gabriele D'Annunzio has won Britain's leading nonfiction book prize.
11/04/2013 5:51pmPotential buyers will have to dig deep as New York City's frenzied fall auction season gets underway with blockbuster works of art poised to set records.
11/04/2013 6:26pmRocker Lou Reed's life was decidedly unconventional, but he wanted his estate used for a very traditional purpose: to benefit his wife and other relatives.
11/04/2013 6:27pmThe wife of Jeff Bezos (BAY'-zohs) is giving a thumbs-down to a recent book about her husband's company, Amazon.com Inc.
11/04/2013 6:44pmThe Senate pushed a major anti-bias gay rights bill past a first, big hurdle Monday, a clear sign of Americans' greater acceptance of homosexuality nearly two decades after the law prohibiting federal recognition of same-sex marriage.