02/21/2014 12:49amSix years ago, Matthew McConaughey was starring in a movie called "Surfer, Dude," a film about as good as its title implies. He played a shirtless surfer plunged into an existential crises when his good luck with waves runs out.
02/21/2014 5:21amMichelle Obama stopped by Jimmy Fallon's revamped "Tonight Show" to chat about family life in the White House and promote two of her causes, healthy eating and fighting fat.
02/21/2014 5:29amNetflix political drama series "House of Cards" is demanding millions of dollars more in tax credits from Maryland, or it will go elsewhere.
02/21/2014 5:38amSix Southern California men have been charged with stealing millions of dollars by offering investments in phony movies with names like "The Smuggler" that supposedly featured well-known actors such as Donald Sutherland, federal authorities said Thursday.
02/21/2014 6:17amThe science fiction/fantasy genre has been admitted into a special club.
02/21/2014 6:25amMerwin Foard has one of the oddest jobs on Broadway: He gets paid not to perform.
02/21/2014 6:31amSweden's Royal Palace says Princess Madeleine has given birth to a daughter in New York City _ the first child for her and American husband, banker Christopher O'Neill.
02/21/2014 7:13amA twisted piece of dough has been elevated to cultural icon status by the European Union, which has added the Bavarian pretzel to its "protected origins" list.
02/21/2014 7:37amSarah Hyland filmed scenes with her "Modern Family" castmates on a Sydney beach Friday, a day after police arrested a man the actress said had touched her inappropriately at a cast event.
02/21/2014 8:29amA bargain-hunting couple find a free parking spot in downtown Portland. Then they cram a full day's activities into the 15 minutes it provides. ...
02/21/2014 9:01amVeteran TV journalist Garrick Utley, whose far-ranging career included anchoring duties as well as reporting from more than 70 countries, has died of cancer at 74, NBC said Friday.
02/21/2014 9:35amHundreds of items from the estate of the celebrated pianist Van Cliburn are scheduled to go up for auction next month.
02/21/2014 10:12amItalian cashmere maker Cruciani survived the economic crisis by focusing on clover-shaped lace macrame bracelets that became a global hit, and now it plans to grow by expanding its accessories line launched in 2013.
02/21/2014 10:40amFrankfurt Airport, Europe's second busiest, shut down Friday afternoon for people whose flights originated from the hub after thousands of security personnel walked off the job to press demands for higher wages.
02/21/2014 10:46amJ.R. Ewing is gone, but his presence still looms large on "Dallas" _ along with the influence of the actor who made the conniving oilman one of television's most beloved characters.
02/21/2014 10:48amA former wig designer for rapper Nicki Minaj sued the performer Friday, accusing her of walking away from business plans, then making money by selling wigs based on his designs without permission.
02/21/2014 11:39amWith nearly every joke substituted for a new one, "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" will return to movie theaters for one week.
02/21/2014 12:20pmSandra Ramos has never wanted to emigrate from Cuba, but in her more than four decades on the island, she has seen many people leave.
02/21/2014 12:48pmThe difference between Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers in the days before their first talk shows began is evident in what they spent the most time on, said the man who guided both programs to birth. With Fallon, who took over "Late Night" in 2009, it was the performance. Meyers worries about the writing.
02/21/2014 1:09pmHave the Oscars gone Grammys?
02/21/2014 1:10pmArt collectors sued Keith Haring's foundation Friday, saying it has cost them at least $40 million by publicly labeling about 90 paintings by the late artist as "counterfeit" and "fake" as it refuses to fully evaluate them.
02/21/2014 1:39pmFederal law enforcement authorities on Friday announced multiple charges of bribery and cover-ups against a Democratic state lawmaker and his brother, the result of a long-running corruption investigation that has tarnished the state's majority party.
02/21/2014 3:20pmMitt Romney rallied with Kid Rock and President George W. Bush had a fan in Alice Cooper. But a Ted Nugent encore in the Texas governor's race is growing unlikely after blowback from Republican Greg Abbott's embrace of the ultimate shock rocker.
02/21/2014 3:23pmEva Wagner-Pasquier has asked to step down as the co-head of the Bayreuth Festival next year.
02/21/2014 3:56pmGiorgio Armani sees the irony.
02/21/2014 4:17pmFood Network chef Alex Guarnaschelli has a reality check for her peers trying to balance their roles as both chefs and television personalities: It's a lifestyle that comes with an expiration date.
02/21/2014 4:18pmAlex Stupak was 27 when he said his biological clock started ticking.
02/21/2014 4:20pmTwo years ago, Michelle Bernstein shocked the food world when she shuttered her hugely successful tapas restaurant, Sra. Martinez.
02/21/2014 4:21pmA federal lawsuit filed in New York charges that Sony Music Entertainment cheated "American Idol" contestants including Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood out of at least $10 million in royalties.
02/21/2014 4:23pmWith one restaurant still a "baby" and another turning 16, Barbara Lynch's restaurant family is growing up, and so is Boston, the city she is determined to put on the culinary map.
02/21/2014 5:57pmAnne Frank's "The Diary of a Young Girl" and scores of books about the young Holocaust victim have been vandalized in Tokyo public libraries since earlier this year.