Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Marvel superhero Thor hammered rivals for a second straight weekend at the North American box office, industry estimates showed Sunday.
Barbara Park, a former class clown who channeled her irreverence into the million-selling mishaps of grade schooler Junie B. Jones in a popular series of children's books, has died. She was 66.
Monday, November 18, 2013
“Amazing,” exclaimed Tanya. “Encore, Encore,” said her 2-year-old sister, Chloe, while clapping at the whimsical creatures that unveiled a world of biodiversity and beauty filled with noisy action and moments of quiet emotion.
Alba Diaz runs a special kind of hotel. Her guests are foreigners seeking plastic surgery in a Colombian city that's become a magnet for folks looking for a nip and tuck.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Technology has given readers new ways to curl up with a good book, but the latest trend in Washington is surprisingly old-school: “little libraries,” stuffed with paperbacks, cropping up on front lawns.
Could Blofeld be back?
While Dorothy's ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” movie are prize artifacts at the Smithsonian museum, Ron Burgundy's burgundy “Anchorman” suit might turn out to be the most popular item at the Newseum.
Alec Baldwin's new weekly MSNBC talk show was suspended for two episodes after the actor was videotaped using an anti-gay epithet against a photographer during a New York street encounter.
Jay Z announced Friday he'll move forward with a planned collaboration with Barneys New York despite recent allegations of racial profiling at the luxury store, an ongoing investigation into the claims and public pressure that he back out of the deal.