01/15/2014 1:15amA mosquito-borne virus appears to be spreading quickly in the Caribbean during the winter tourism season just weeks after epidemiologists first found local transmission occurring in the French dependency of St. Martin.
01/15/2014 1:21amMarvin Gaye's children have settled claims against a music company owned by Sony over Robin Thicke's Grammy-nominated hit song "Blurred Lines."
01/15/2014 1:23amTens of thousands more young children would be eligible for early childhood programs under a budget deal reached by lawmakers that advocates hailed as an encouraging sign that Congress is committed to early education.
01/15/2014 1:25amThe San Francisco Opera will present the world premiere of Marco Tutinof's "La Ciociara (Two Women)" on June 13, 2015.
01/15/2014 1:27amHundreds of people, including New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, attended the funeral Tuesday of a Massachusetts teenager whose battle with a rare genetic condition that accelerates the aging process inspired professional athletes and spurred medical research.
01/15/2014 1:28amMichael Lewis is taking another crack at Wall Street.
01/15/2014 1:28amIt's a bird. It's a plane. It's the Oscars?
01/15/2014 1:31amWalton Goggins says he relied on the memory of Elmore Leonard to help him through a tough day on the set of TV's "Justified."
01/15/2014 1:31amShakespeare's Globe in London is adding a couple of innovations in its quest to give audiences a sense of theater as it was 400 years ago: a roof and candles. Hundreds and hundreds of candles.
01/15/2014 1:32amSan Francisco's city attorney and New York's attorney general are joining forces to investigate allegations that Monster Beverage is marketing its highly caffeinated drinks to children.
01/15/2014 1:32am"Grown Ups 2" is making the most noise at this year's Golden Raspberry Awards.
01/15/2014 1:32amKristen Stewart has signed on to play the lead in "Like Crazy" director Drake Doremus' futuristic love story "Equals," and it's making her a nervous wreck.
01/15/2014 1:32amThe Minnesota Orchestra and union musicians ratified a new contract Tuesday, ending a bitter, 15-month lockout that saw renowned Finnish maestro Osmo Vanska quit as conductor last fall.
01/15/2014 1:33amThe LA Opera will present the West Coast premiere of John Corigliano's "The Ghosts of Versailles" during its 2014-15 season as part of a "Figaro Trilogy."
01/15/2014 1:33amBilly Bob Thornton said actors who want to work on sophisticated projects are finding them in television and not film.
01/15/2014 4:44amAaron Kwok says he was drawn to his part as the Bull Demon King in the upcoming Hong Kong-Chinese 3-D fantasy film "The Monkey King" by the chance to play a villain.
01/15/2014 6:39amWhile video game consoles can't help users save money or stop smoking _ yet, anyway _ there are a few recently released games that can help with the most popular of New Year's resolutions: exercise. Here's a look at four titles that offer an alternative to working out at the gym or with a personal trainer:
01/15/2014 8:37amSophia Bush is happy to be hanging with the grown-ups.
01/15/2014 9:06amCrystal vases, brooches, books: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II received dozens of traditional gifts last year, but she also got some unusual items, from a chocolate Windsor Castle to some enameled beetles.
01/15/2014 9:16amOne Direction member Liam Payne says he is sorry for being "stupid and irresponsible" after he was photographed standing on a building ledge 34 stories above the ground.
01/15/2014 12:25pmIt's a familiar problem for families with an elder trying to cope with chronic health conditions:
01/15/2014 12:26pmGrammy Award-nominated producer Manfred Eicher has enjoyed some of his biggest successes at the helm of the independent ECM label by going with his instincts as a musician to make recordings other producers would have rejected as commercially unviable.
01/15/2014 12:27pmEverybody seems enraptured by seven-layer dip. And not that it's bad, but it's been done. And done again. And again.
01/15/2014 12:27pmIt's not every day you stumble across transforming alien robots, sewer-dwelling mutant ninja turtles, ghost hunters and conspiracy theorists trying to track them down amid a nationwide contagion.
01/15/2014 12:29pmWhen Martina McBride started looking for material for her next album, she turned to the great soul singers Aretha Franklin and Etta James for inspiration.
01/15/2014 12:29pmThe Marine Corps says it is attempting to determine the authenticity of photos published by TMZ.com that the entertainment website says show Marines appearing to burn bodies of dead Iraqi insurgents in Fallujah in 2004.
01/15/2014 12:29pmSupposedly, we all have our dirty little food secrets, those crazy things we're embarrassed to admit we love. But the truth is, I don't consider any of my loves to be secrets. If I love something, I am proud to eat it, no matter how trashy or elegant it is. If I was ashamed to eat it, I wouldn't eat it!
01/15/2014 12:30pmWhen it comes to making feature films and television dramas, producers are increasingly seeking locations outside Los Angeles.
01/15/2014 12:33pmAndy Warhol was an early adopter of selfies, if a new exhibit showcasing his work is any indication.
01/15/2014 12:37pmGov. Chris Christie's favorite rock star had something to say about the bridge scandal that's cost a couple of Christie loyalists their jobs.
01/15/2014 12:42pmLarry King will soon help rule the roasts at the Friars Club.
01/15/2014 1:14pmRecreational marijuana may be legal in Colorado and Washington, but debates over the drug are far from over. Here's a look at debates emerging in the states where the drug is already legal without a doctor's recommendation:
01/15/2014 1:18pmThe Academy of American Poets has chosen Arizona's poet laureate and a prominent translator as the latest members of its board of chancellors.
01/15/2014 1:19pmIllustrating changing tastes in television, CBS's entertainment chief said Wednesday the network is making a special effort to develop miniseries and live "event" programming.
01/15/2014 1:56pmAmericans apparently like smearing their foods with chocolatey spreads.
01/15/2014 3:06pmThe producer of the cable television show "Wardens" has been fined $1,500 and ordered to forfeit footage shot on U.S. Forest Service lands in Montana last summer without a permit.
01/15/2014 3:18pmJames Frey has only begun to write.
01/15/2014 4:07pmA lawsuit over the payout of a $17.5 million policy related to Michael Jackson's planned comeback concerts has been settled, attorneys told a judge on Wednesday.
01/15/2014 4:14pmThe CW says it's developing an online spinoff of the "Veronica Mars" series.
01/15/2014 4:39pmIt's just another spa day in the 90210. A valet parks the car, then it's off for a facial, manicure and shopping for couture fashions. The reward for a long day of pampering: a raw meat treat. The pets of tony Beverly Hills enjoy the good life as much as their owners.
01/15/2014 6:04pmCountry singer Trace Adkins has entered alcohol rehab.
01/15/2014 6:06pmLong the province of the purebred, the Westminster Kennel Club dog show is opening a doggie door this year to mixed-breed competitors.
01/15/2014 6:08pmBorder Patrol agents at southern Arizona checkpoints routinely violate the constitutional rights of U.S. citizens with illegal searches and other actions despite the agency's mandate that stops be limited to immigration enforcement, according to a complaint filed Wednesday.
01/15/2014 6:58pmA repairman has pleaded no contest to stealing and pawning an $8,000 watch from the house of actor Nicolas Cage's ex-girlfriend.
01/15/2014 6:58pmThe CW network says it has acquired a miniseries about the search for the Holy Grail.
01/15/2014 7:10pmFirst lady Michelle Obama is turning a film about two inner-city boys left to fend for themselves into a call for the nation to do more to help young people get the support they need to make it to _ and through _ college.
01/15/2014 11:13pmFor more than a century, Catholic Cistercian monks known as Trappists have been brewing and selling what many beer lovers consider some of the best in the world. Eight monasteries _ six in Belgium and one each in Holland and Austria _ produce the only beer recognized by the International Trappist Association as authentic Trappist beer.