01/27/2014 12:28amIn the spring of 2012, as the off-Broadway run of the Holocaust play "The Soap Myth" was winding down, its director wasn't ready to let go.
01/27/2014 2:48amA teenager from New Zealand and two French "robots" shall lead them.
01/27/2014 5:57amBritish police have decided not to investigate celebrity cook and author Nigella Lawson for admitting illegal drug use in a recent court case.
01/27/2014 6:04amBeyonce kicked off the 56th Grammy Awards with a steamy and smoky performance of "Drunk In Love." She started on a chair and then grinded in a revealing black outfit. Jay Z emerged in a fitted suit to rap his verse, and the couple held hands and danced together.
01/27/2014 6:05amForget being sneezed on: Government scientists are deliberately giving dozens of volunteers the flu by squirting the live virus straight up their noses.
01/27/2014 6:57amA snowy, frigid New York is about to enjoy a blast of Caribbean warmth courtesy of Jamaica and its most favorite son, Bob Marley.
01/27/2014 7:29amIt was a short story, then a Hollywood movie. Now the tragic tale of two cowboys in love is being reinvented again as "Brokeback Mountain" _ the opera.
01/27/2014 8:01amThe way Bryan Weinman sees it, he and his friends already won their Super Bowl bet.
01/27/2014 8:35amSlugs and snails are ravenous plant eaters that leave behind slimy trails of destruction as they glide through nurseries and lawns, farm fields and gardens. Remedies abound, but prevention is an effective way to start.
01/27/2014 8:39am"My Life in Middlemarch" (Crown), by Rebecca Mead
01/27/2014 8:48amOscar-winning actress Helen Mirren, whose roles have ranged from a hard-nosed detective to Queen Elizabeth II, is to receive the British Academy Film Awards' highest honor.
01/27/2014 9:30amThey're helmeted, mute and mysterious, and they're suddenly the pride of France.
01/27/2014 9:33am"The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress" (Doubleday), by Ariel Lawhon
01/27/2014 9:53amMSNBC has given Ronan Farrow a time slot for his new show, part of a shuffling of the news network's daytime schedule.
01/27/2014 10:54amHelga Sandburg Crile, an author and the youngest of three daughters of poet and Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg, has died at her home near Cleveland. She was 95.
01/27/2014 11:01amColorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes returned to court Monday for a closed hearing on whether he should get a second psychiatric evaluation. Holmes is charged with the July 2012 Aurora shootings that killed 12 people and injured 70. Here are five things to know about the case so far:
01/27/2014 11:18amMiles Teller is a name movie fans can expect to hear a lot this year.
01/27/2014 11:21amThe Grammy Awards are a hit with television viewers, with Nielsen reporting in its preliminary ratings that 28.5 million viewers tuned in to music's biggest night.
01/27/2014 11:39amIs "strong" losing its strength?
01/27/2014 11:40amJust in time for Valentine's Day, here's a luxurious little treat to make and serve at home that may bring to mind your most elite restaurant thrills. It's based on the beggar's purse, a signature appetizer at the Quilted Giraffe, a groundbreaking `80s-era New York City restaurant.
01/27/2014 11:51amProving nothing is impossible in the world of daytime television, Rosie O'Donnell is coming back to "The View" _ at least for a day.
01/27/2014 12:11pmThe White House says French President Francois Hollande's relationship woes are not affecting plans for his visit to the U.S. next month.
01/27/2014 12:40pmEveryone felt sorry for Kendrick Lamar after the dazzling young rapper was shut out at the Grammy Awards _ even Macklemore, the guy who beat him head-to-head in several categories.
01/27/2014 12:43pmWith the Super Bowl approaching, fans are talking trash, buying snacks, and, more than ever, placing bets.
01/27/2014 12:54pmOne of the country's largest veal and lamb companies was temporarily barred from processing meat after federal officials viewed secretly shot video showing animals being treated inhumanely at its New Jersey slaughterhouse.
01/27/2014 1:06pmThe Autumn Defense, "Fifth" (Yep Roc Records)
01/27/2014 1:13pmKate DiCamillo's "Flora & Ulysses," a comic superhero tale featuring a deadly vacuum cleaner and a mighty squirrel, has won the John Newbery Medal for the year's best work of children's literature. Brian Floca won the Randolph Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in "Locomotive," a story of the early years of train travel that Floca also wrote.
01/27/2014 2:14pmPink salmon are credited for creating Alaska's largest salmon harvest ever, according to new figures from an organization that promotes Alaska seafood.
01/27/2014 2:44pmHawaii's longline fishing boat owners expect their sales of ahi will drop by millions of dollars under an agreement in which the United States will reduce its longline tuna catch for three years starting in 2015.
01/27/2014 3:48pmMusic and recordings from Max Roach, one of the creators of modern jazz drumming, will be preserved at the Library of Congress, curators and his family announced Monday.
01/27/2014 4:32pmA former New York foundry owner once popular with artists pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he tried to sell phony knockoffs of a sculpture of Jasper Johns' classic 1960 "Flag" painting and the sculptures of two other artists, ending a weeklong trial that featured testimony by Johns.
01/27/2014 7:51pmJazz musician Herb Alpert is bringing a different kind of art to New York City.