01/28/2014 4:37amBilly Joel began his Madison Square Garden residency Monday night with an energetic show that covered a wide swath of music from his five-decade career.
01/28/2014 5:55amA list of the movies being shown in the official program at this year's Berlin International Film Festival, which runs from Feb. 6-16.
01/28/2014 7:24amAt the beginning of Maya Forbes' directorial debut, "Infinitely Polar Bear," we meet two young sisters who are locked inside a car with their mother as protection from their father during one of his manic episodes.
01/28/2014 8:44amNazif Mujic flashes a toothless smile and his entire face lights up when he recalls how he won the best actor award at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2013: "I went up on stage, everybody was cheering, everybody wanted to talk to me _ it was like walking on clouds."
01/28/2014 8:44amBritain's royal household needs to get a little more entrepreneurial, eye possible staff cuts and replace an ancient palace boiler, lawmakers say in a new report.
01/28/2014 9:29amMannequins have a rich century-old history. They're what Dr. Marsha Bentley Hale, one of the world's leading experts on mannequins, calls "significant sociological reflections of our consumer society."
01/28/2014 10:41amPresident Barack Obama is paying tribute to Pete Seeger for reminding us where we come from and showing us where we need to go.
01/28/2014 11:32amEric Caren became obsessed with old newspapers when he came upon stacks of them in an abandoned house in his boyhood hometown. Four decades later, he has amassed what's considered one of the largest private collections of historical papers in the United States.
01/28/2014 11:38amGoogle Glass is getting glasses.
01/28/2014 11:42amPassion fruit, chocolate and Champagne. Could there be three ingredients better suited for a holiday built around love?
01/28/2014 11:53amFive essential songs by Pete Seeger, who died Monday at age 94:
01/28/2014 12:23pmUnable to carry his beloved banjo, Pete Seeger used a different but equally formidable instrument, his mere presence, to instruct yet another generation of young people how to effect change through song and determination two years ago.
01/28/2014 12:34pmMorris "Morrie" Turner, the creator of the "Wee Pals" comic strip and the first African American cartoonist to be syndicated nationally, has died. He was 90.
01/28/2014 12:36pmJimmy Carter's next book will be a defense of women's rights and an attack against those who use religion to deny equality.
01/28/2014 12:40pmIn the pantheon of Chicago crime fighters, nobody has the worldwide reputation of Eliot Ness.
01/28/2014 12:56pmThere's an easy way to give pop music's most performance-hardened stars a case of the butterflies: Ask them to perform in front of The Beatles.
01/28/2014 1:12pmPete Seeger was a complicated man with a simple message: Make the world better, and be kind while doing it. To accomplish these goals, he harnessed hundreds of years of musical tradition into a single banjo and a single, unyielding human voice.
01/28/2014 1:30pmFlavor Flav pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from a traffic stop earlier this month as he raced to his mother's funeral in suburban New York.
01/28/2014 1:51pmFour-legged participants in Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl" have been coached by two of the most famous dogs in America: White House pets Bo and Sunny.
01/28/2014 2:03pmThe W.K. Kellogg Foundation is giving $40 million to prevent the sale of Detroit art and help city retirees, raising the pool of money to $370 million.
01/28/2014 2:06pmMental health nurse Nathan Filer has won Britain's Costa Book Award for his saga of schizophrenia, "The Shock of the Fall."
01/28/2014 2:08pmTwo Colorado cantaloupe farmers linked to the nation's deadliest outbreak of foodborne illness in a quarter-century were sentenced Tuesday to probation and home detention, but the judge said he wasn't sending them to prison so they could work to pay off $150,000 each in restitution.
01/28/2014 3:02pmThe one-size-fits-all mannequin is getting a much-needed makeover.
01/28/2014 3:42pmMotley Crue is hanging up its guitars for good.
01/28/2014 4:17pmWith California in the grips of severe drought, Napa Valley wine grape growers on Tuesday said some vines are ripening early and that farmers are planning fewer crops to save water.
01/28/2014 4:34pmThis year's Emmy Awards ceremony will air on a weeknight instead of its traditional Sunday slot.
01/28/2014 6:02pmMilwaukee police are investigating the theft of a 300-year-old violin.
01/28/2014 7:19pmPresident Barack Obama is promising to improve American education from preschool to college in his State of the Union address.
01/28/2014 8:44pmFormer Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Tom Sherak has died after a 12-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 68.