| Sep 23, 2010
Antonina Pirozhkova, who was the common-law widow of Russian literary giant Isaac Babel and wrote a well-received memoir that provided a rare glimpse of the persecuted writer's final years in the 1930s, has died. She was 101.
Pirozhkova died Sept. 12...
| Sep 9, 2010
John Kluge, a billionaire entrepreneur and pioneer in independent television-station ownership whose Metromedia Inc. stations formed the basis for News Corp.'s Fox network, has died. He was 95.
Kluge died Tuesday at his home in Albemarle County, Va.,...
| Jan 30, 2011
In 1961, the Berlin Wall went up, the Cold War arms race was on and Dagmar Wilson, a storybook illustrator and mother of three, steamed into the national spotlight.
A self-described "non-joiner," Wilson sparked a movement that on Nov. 1, 1961, drew an...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:42 AM
COLUMBIA, Md. — Three people were killed during a shooting Saturday at a mall in suburban Maryland, including the suspected gunman, authorities said.
The shooting was reported to 911 at 11:15 a.m., police said, and one of the three killed was...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Discovery Communications is boosting its digital chief, JB Perrette, to the role of president of Discovery Networks International.
Perrette will replace Mark Hollinger, a 23-year Discovery veteran who last fall said that he would be stepping down. The...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Cooler temperatures are approaching, but the year’s worst heat wave continues to punish areas from South Dakota to coastal Massachusetts on Thursday, prolonging withering conditions that have already claimed one man’s life in Kentucky....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- The federal government is open again. But it will take more than unlocking the doors, flipping the lights back on and turning on the panda cam before it’s business as usual.
Thousands of federal workers returned to their jobs...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Remember that "red line" President Obama drew on Syria and chemical weapons? Perhaps it's more of a dotted line.
At least twice since the president made the remark in August 2012 that the use of poison gas in the Syrian civil war would be a game-changer...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Kerry Washington is married! And who knew she was even dating!
The "Scandal" star and San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha were wed June 24 in Idaho, according to a marriage certificate obtained by E! News. A source told the website the couple...
| Dec 30, 2008
A movie about a "maverick," his journey "from Wall Street to Main Street," his "desperate search" for a "monkey" and a "game-changing" revelation about his "carbon footprint" probably would make the nation's word-watchers physically ill.
Especially if it...
| Oct 26, 2008
As a teenager, Army Pvt. Janelle F. King was a "Food Network guru" who could whip up hollandaise sauce over grilled salmon without even glancing at a recipe.
As a daring 9-year-old, she once popped caffeine pills to one-up her cousin at a game of "who...