A Minute With: Max Irons on class divide, all-male banter


TORONTO - Max Irons may come from an illustrious acting family and has already had a taste of Hollywood, but he is very conscious of the empty and fleeting nature of fame and fortune.

Geraldine Mock, first woman to fly solo around the world, dies at 88

CLEVELAND - Geraldine “Jerrie” Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the world, has died at the age of 88, a family friend said on Wednesday.

01 Oct 2014

Tracy Morgan incredulous Wal-Mart blames him for accident injuries

NEW YORK - Comedian Tracy Morgan, who was injured in a road accident that caused the death of his friend, was incredulous on Tuesday that retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc blamed him and others in the vehicle for their injuries, saying they were not wearing seat belts.

30 Sep 2014

Amal Alamuddin enters fashion pantheon as Clooney's bride

LOS ANGELES - With the help of Oscar de la Renta, Stella McCartney, Giambattista Valli and Dolce & Gabbana, human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin vaulted into the top echelons of Hollywood fashion with her stylish Italian wedding to actor George Clooney. | Video

30 Sep 2014

Actress Amanda Bynes back in trouble with drug-driving arrest

LOS ANGELES - Troubled former teen star Amanda Bynes was arrested over the weekend on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence of drugs in Los Angeles, the California Highway Patrol said on Monday.

29 Sep 2014

Clooney and Alamuddin cap weekend nuptials with civil ceremony

VENICE - American screen idol George Clooney and Lebanese-born human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin formalized their marriage in a civil ceremony in Venice on Monday, after a weekend of celebrations attended by Hollywood stars. | Video

30 Sep 2014

In 'Parts Unknown,' Anthony Bourdain is not a man on a mission

LOS ANGELES - Anthony Bourdain's television travelogue "Parts Unknown" goes to Iran to discover how people live behind the geopolitical smoke screen and to small-town Massachusetts to chronicle the heroin scourge.

Television, Media 27 Sep 2014

Gaultier ready-to-wear goodbye is glittery beauty pageant in Paris

PARIS - Bouffant wigs and white boots, French sailor stripes, a silver sequin staircase and a disco beat kicked off Jean Paul Gaultier's au revoir to the world of ready-to-wear in Paris on Saturday, and that was just the prelude.

27 Sep 2014

Clintons say granddaughter Charlotte's life off to 'good start'

- Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a girl, she said in a statement on social media, giving former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton their first grandchild.

Davos 27 Sep 2014

Radiohead's Thom Yorke will use BitTorrent to sell new album

LOS ANGELES - Radiohead singer Thom Yorke on Friday released an album via BitTorrent, the British rocker said, marking the first time the online file transfer system often associated with piracy has been used to sell music.

Music, Tech 26 Sep 2014