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Feb 19, 2012 4:00PM ET
In a tight race to win the holiday weekend, Safe House looks to be narrowly edging out The Vow. But audiences just weren't hungering for another helping of Nicolas Cage and the Kingdom of His Flaming Skull.
Feb 19, 2012 1:00PM ET
The Oscar-winner says she suffers from macular degeneration, and can no longer read scripts or make out faces.
Feb 19, 2012 12:00PM ET
The North Korean military has warned of "merciless retaliatory strikes" should the South carry out as planned two hours of live-artillery drills.
Feb 19, 2012 11:40AM ET
Rick Santorum has clarified that he accepts Barack Obama is a Christian. All he meant by his "phony theology" comment was that the President's "world view...elevates the world above man."
Feb 19, 2012 11:00AM ET
In a very funny cold-open, Saturday Night Live took aim at all the racist cracks being made at Jeremy Lin's expense.
Feb 18, 2012 8:00PM ET
Rising Republican star Paul Babeu, the face of Arizona's severe anti-immigration policies, has been outed as gay by his longtime Mexican lover, who claims Babeu threatened to deport him when he refused to sign a gag order.
Feb 18, 2012 6:00PM ET
ESPN's headline about the Knicks loss to the Hornets has resulted in an internet uproar.
Feb 18, 2012 4:00PM ET
At a campaign stop in Columbus, Ohio, today, Rick Santorum derided President Obama's "agenda," saying it was based on "some phony theology." The Obama campaign, meanwhile, has begun to take him seriously as a contender.
Feb 18, 2012 3:00PM ET
Scientists have successfully mutated the H5N1 bird flu virus into one that could kill hundreds of millions. The World Health Organization would like them to keep quiet.
Feb 18, 2012 12:30PM ET
As 22 archbishops are elevated to the elite rank of cardinal, someone is leaking embarrassing Vatican documents.
Feb 18, 2012 11:40AM ET
Traces of cocaine were found on Costa Concordia cruise ship Captain Francesco Schettino's hair. Not in the hair, but on the hair.
Feb 18, 2012 11:00AM ET
In minutes, the world will say a final goodbye to Whitney Houston, from a church in her birth city of Newark, N.J. The funeral will stream live on the internet.
Feb 12, 2012 9:30PM ET
Nicky Minaj's bizarre arrival with the Pope on her arm got the Grammys off to a weird start. Then things got heavy when LL Cool J delivered a prayer for Whitney Houston.
Feb 12, 2012 6:00PM ET
Jennifer Hudson's planned medley of Whitney Houston's biggest hits will undoubtedly be one of the most memorable and emotionally charged Grammy performances, ever -- and there's a lot more on the schedule. Just don't expect any Lady Gaga hatchings.
Feb 12, 2012 4:00PM ET
Historic buildings in central Athens have been destroyed by fire as protesters riot outside Greek parliament. Inside, lawmakers prepare to vote on a 130 billion euro bailout deal.
Feb 12, 2012 2:00PM ET
Hollywood made history this weekend: Four movies earned over $20 million at the box office. Even that one with Jar Jar Binks and the other one with The Rock! Let's take a look at the numbers.
Feb 12, 2012 1:00PM ET
Mitt Romney was under attack on the Sunday morning political talk shows.
Feb 12, 2012 1:00PM ET
In an over-the-top confrontation, Andrew Breitbart screamed the phrases "behave yourselves," "you are freaks and animals," and "stop raping people" for several minutes at Occupy D.C. protesters outside the hotel hosting CPAC. Here's what people are saying about it.
Feb 12, 2012 12:00PM ET
Saturday Night Live spoofs Clint Eastwood's angry-old-pitchman routine and a stuttering Piers Morgan in a sharp effort led by Zooey Deschanel.
Feb 12, 2012 10:30AM ET
News of the legendary singer's death shocked the world last night. Today, reports that she was discovered submerged in a hotel bathtub.
Feb 11, 2012 8:30PM ET
Whitney Houston has died at age 48 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. She was scheduled to appear at Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammy bash tonight.
Feb 11, 2012 5:30PM ET
Mitt Romney won The Washington Times/CPAC Presidential Straw Poll on Saturday, topping Rick Santorum as American conservatives' favorite presidential hopeful. Then he edged out Ron Paul to win the Maine caucuses.
Feb 11, 2012 4:00PM ET
Methotrexate, a drug used to treat a blood cancer that strikes children between the ages of 2 and 5, have nearly run out. The FDA calls the situation "dire."
Feb 11, 2012 3:00PM ET
Six new breeds are poised to make their debuts at the Westminster Kennel Club's 136th Annual Dog Show, after having received official recognition from the American Kennel Club. Let's get acquainted with the frosh class!
Feb 11, 2012 12:30PM ET
Five employees of Rupert Murdoch's The Sun tabloid have been arrested in connection with bribing public officials.
Feb 11, 2012 11:40AM ET
A pair of Chicago lawyers have reexamined the case against John Wayne Gacy, and concluded he might not have acted alone.
Feb 11, 2012 11:00AM ET
Syrian rebels have successfully killed the first, high-ranking official of President Bashar al-Assad's brutal regime, as the violence spreads to the capital.
Feb 11, 2012 10:30AM ET
Today marks the 33rd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, a day marked by internet censorship and disturbing promises from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that the country is poised to reveal "big new" nuclear achievements
Feb 5, 2012 8:00PM ET
Eli Manning guided the New York Giants to a Super Bowl victory, in a game decided by a final-minute touchdown by Ahmad Bradshaw.
Feb 5, 2012 5:30PM ET
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg presses on with his crusade for gun law reform, an issue he hopes to bring to a wider audience than ever this Super Bowl Sunday.