09/04/2013 12:07amThe Japanese remake of Clint Eastwood's "Unforgiven" isn't a mere cross-cultural adaptation but more a tribute to the universal spirit of great filmmaking for its star Ken Watanabe.
09/04/2013 5:20amShares in Ryanair suffered their biggest drop in four years Wednesday after Europe's top budget airline issued a rare profit warning due to low autumn ticket sales that reflected the weak economy and aggressive competition.
09/04/2013 5:56amJohn Madden's name has been synonymous with video-game football since 1988 _ which means most current NFL players don't remember a time when there wasn't a "Madden" game to teach them the ins and outs of the gridiron.
09/04/2013 6:23amA California university and AMC think you can learn something from "The Walking Dead."
09/04/2013 6:59amJon Stewart is back, and the shaggy beard he grew over the summer is gone.
09/04/2013 7:12amYour choice of lighting has a huge impact on how your home looks and feels. But how do you choose when the options include everything from retro Edison-style bulbs with glowing filaments to compact fluorescents, plus lamps and fixtures in every shape and size?
09/04/2013 7:13amHillary Rodham Clinton's support of gay rights has earned her a special honor from the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
09/04/2013 7:16amWalk into a crafts or home furnishings store today and notice all the signs: rows upon rows of pre-fabricated signs that speak of love, blessings, family and home.
09/04/2013 7:17amI want more lilies. A lot more. And I mean true lilies (Lilium spp.) rather than daylilies (Hemerocallis spp.).
09/04/2013 7:18amNearly 35 years ago, Leo Grillo thought he could get people to stop dumping dogs and cats in the forests and deserts of Southern California.
09/04/2013 7:34amThe first rehearsal of Fantasia Barrino's upcoming Broadway show was, to be fair, a little rough.
09/04/2013 8:29amA man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings but managed to help identify the perpetrators is working on a memoir.
09/04/2013 8:29am"The Maid's Version" (Little, Brown and Company), by Daniel Woodrell
09/04/2013 8:30amMake that the e-Cat in the Hat.
09/04/2013 9:41amGwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff didn't think much about the milestone upon being appointed the first women to co-anchor a national daily news program on television _ until flowers began filling their offices and strangers offered congratulations.
09/04/2013 9:45amIn her musical life, Neko Case doesn't like to work alone.
09/04/2013 10:12amA young, idealistic rebel from a desert planet seeks to fight an unjust, tyrannical emperor with a space station capable of destroying planets.
09/04/2013 10:17amShawl-collar cardigans and sweatshirt blazers? You've got to be as cool as a rock star to pull off this stuff as trendsetting style.
09/04/2013 10:34amAerosmith singer Steven Tyler made a surprise appearance in Nashville and performed two songs before the audience was ushered out for the next show.
09/04/2013 12:12pmDelta Air Lines said on Wednesday that it will buy 40 more Airbus planes, once again grabbing jets that may have been under-appreciated by other airlines.
09/04/2013 12:38pmWriter and director Abdellah Taia believes he has given Arab cinema its first gay protagonist in his debut film `'Salvation Army."
09/04/2013 12:53pm"Never Go Back" (Delacorte Press), by Lee Child
09/04/2013 1:13pmA backhoe crunched and gouged into a former low-rise row house in Detroit on Wednesday, marking the first official demolition work on a massive, vacant Detroit housing project once home to boxer Joe Louis and the Supremes before the musical trio became vital voices of "the Motown sound."
09/04/2013 1:19pmA T-shirt worn onstage by Tom Hanks in "Lucky Guy" and Elphaba's broom prop used by Idina Menzel in "Wicked" are among the top items that will be auctioned off Sept. 22 at the annual Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction.
09/04/2013 1:23pmWhen you head off to the shore, the woods, or a tailgate party at the stadium, you don't have to settle for preservative-filled hot dogs or overcooked burgers.
09/04/2013 2:16pmHotels want you to stay a while _ in their lobbies.
09/04/2013 2:18pmDirector Errol Morris spent 33 hours interviewing Donald Rumsfeld for his new documentary `'The Unknown Known." But Morris says the former U.S. defense secretary proved hard to fathom.
09/04/2013 2:36pmTravelers could soon be able to keep their shoes on while going through security at more airports around the country.
09/04/2013 3:36pmMichelle Williams will make her Broadway debut next year in a role best known by Liza Minnelli _ fishnet-and-bowler hat wearing chanteuse Sally Bowles in "Cabaret."
09/04/2013 3:57pmA New York auction house is showing off what it calls the world's greatest white diamond on the block _ a 118-carat stone from Africa the size of a small egg.
09/04/2013 4:03pmA later start to the school day could help teenagers get the most from their classroom time and local districts should consider delaying the first bell, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday.
09/04/2013 5:19pmNearly 70 years after Dick Tracy began wearing a two-way wrist radio in the funny pages, the technology that once seemed impossibly futuristic will be widely available by Christmas.
09/04/2013 5:43pmIn a story Aug. 24 about Linda Ronstadt having Parkinson's Disease, The Associated Press erroneously credited the story to AARP Magazine. In fact, the article appeared only on AARP.org.
09/04/2013 9:18pmMuslim-majority Malaysia has barred a performance by American metal band Lamb of God after Islamic officials accused the Grammy-nominated group's work of being blasphemous.
09/04/2013 9:43pmSamsung's Galaxy Gear, a new computing device worn like a wristwatch, is certain to pique much curiosity when it starts being seen in public. The intensely black rectangular screen and orange strap on the wrist of a Samsung executive immediately caught my eye as she entered a corporate meeting room to give a preview of the gadget.