02/03/2014 4:12amThe World Health Organization's cancer agency warns there will be 22 million new cases of cancer every year within the next two decades.
02/03/2014 4:18amIf you don't get a job because you're a woman, or you get fired because you're black, or you get transferred to the night shift because you're gay, there's a law for that. But if you're punished at work because you need time to take your child to the doctor or talk to your confused elderly mother, you might be out of luck.
02/03/2014 6:22amCelebrity colleagues and admirers of Philip Seymour Hoffman shared their reaction Sunday to his death at 46 of an apparent drug overdose:
02/03/2014 6:40amA representative for Arcade Fire says that the Grammy Award-winning indie rock band will perform in Haiti this month.
02/03/2014 7:03amFran Drescher recently turned a corner in her life. She's gotten a new pet, a new man and a new job _ on Broadway.
02/03/2014 7:08amHe was only 46, busy as ever and secure in his standing as one of the world's greatest actors.
02/03/2014 7:19amGerman-based broadcaster Deutsche Welle said Monday that it will show across the Arab world a TV program by a popular Egyptian satirist who has ruffled feathers at home.
02/03/2014 8:43amIt's the darkest of operas, a powerful and unrelentingly grim work that dares to grapple with the horrors of the Holocaust through a musical descent into the hell that was Auschwitz.
02/03/2014 8:45amWith Valentine's Day coming up, thoughts naturally turn to chocolate. How nice it would be for gardeners to give their beloved a living, growing, chocolate expression of affection.
02/03/2014 8:49amGerman conductor Gerd Albrecht, who led orchestras in the Czech Republic, Japan and Denmark and worked to bring music to children, has died, his office said Monday. He was 78.
02/03/2014 9:32amWhen British collector Martin Lang submitted one of his paintings to a French committee, he was hoping to find out if it was an authentic work by Marc Chagall.
02/03/2014 10:20amSouthwest Airlines says it will start nonstop flights from Dallas to New York, Los Angeles, Washington and 12 other cities this fall, when federal limits on the airline's home airport end.
02/03/2014 10:23amA pest control company which has been killing stray dogs in Sochi for years told The Associated Press on Monday that it has a contract to exterminate more of the animals throughout the Olympics.
02/03/2014 11:32amBroadway theaters will dim their marquee lights Wednesday night in memory of Philip Seymour Hoffman, the movie and theater star who earned three Tony Award nominations.
02/03/2014 11:40amMary J. Blige, John Legend and Marc Anthony kicked off Super Bowl weekend in style, serenading a celebrity-filled crowd in Manhattan.
02/03/2014 12:13pmJay Leno, as affably efficient backstage as he is in front of the camera, avoids waxing poetic about his 22-year "Tonight Show" run that draws to a close Thursday.
02/03/2014 1:59pmThere are bakers and there are cooks. It takes a chemist's love of precision to be a baker. Me? I'm a cook.
02/03/2014 2:35pmWe eat there, buy our clothes there and some people suspect teenagers may actually live there. So perhaps it was just a matter of time until funeral homes began moving into the local shopping mall.
02/03/2014 2:38pmThe Newport Folk Festival says gospel singer Mavis Staples will perform in this year's line-up.
02/03/2014 2:42pmMaestro Riccardo Muti has extended his contract with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra through 2020.
02/03/2014 2:47pmA movie based on a reality TV show about the relationships between celebrity fathers and their children has become a Chinese box-office smash, state media reported Monday.
02/03/2014 2:50pmAs Super Bowl ads go, so goes America.
02/03/2014 4:17pmWilliam "Bunny Rugs" Clarke, the husky-voiced lead singer of internationally popular reggae band Third World, died of leukemia at his home in Florida, longtime friends and colleagues said Monday. He was 65.
02/03/2014 5:13pmA week of freezing temperatures in early December wiped out nearly a quarter of California's $2 billion citrus industry, an industry group estimated on Monday.
02/03/2014 5:19pmYour car might see a deadly crash coming even if you don't, the government says, indicating it will require automakers to equip new vehicles with technology that lets cars warn each other if they're plunging toward peril.
02/03/2014 7:36pmYour car might see a deadly crash coming even if you don't, the government says, indicating it will require automakers to equip new vehicles with technology that lets cars warn each other if they're plunging toward peril.
02/03/2014 8:59pmSpray-painted at night on a Lower East Side handball court, the "Howard the Duck" mural showed the comic book character peeking from behind a trash can with the words: "Graffiti is a art, And if art is a crime, Let God forgive all."
02/03/2014 9:47pmBill de Blasio took part in a New York City political rite of passage Monday, appearing on a late night talk show to tout his record and poke fun at a few gaffes that have provided fodder for comics during his first month as mayor.