Leonardo DiCaprio has co-founded an eco-friendly motor racing team with Gildo Pallanca Pastor, the owner of electric carmaker Venturi Automobiles.
George Clooney has sent protesters in the Ukraine a pre-Christmas video message, wishing them success in their bid to persuade President Viktor Yanukovych to sign a treaty with the European Union.
The road to a second straight Super Bowl will almost surely go through Seattle. And that should be enough to wipe the smiles off the faces of any San Francisco fans.
Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have been unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee.
The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for another moratorium on filming after an actor tested positive for HIV for the third time this year
Sleeping dragons, as we know from our childhood literature, eventually awaken. If they didn't, there wouldn't be a story. So it's hardly news that in the second installment of Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" trilogy, the dragon rouses from his slumber.
Underscoring deeply conflicted characters has become director David O. Russell's sweet spot. From his raw 1996 film, "Flirting with Disaster," to last year's acclaimed "Silver Linings Playbook," he effectively unravels the disarray.
Actress Eleanor Parker, a three-time Oscar nominee who played the scheming baroness in "The Sound of Music," has died at age 91.
Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave," David O. Russell's con artist romp "American Hustle," Ryan Coogler's numbing "Fruitvale Station" and Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey "Gravity" round out the American Film Institute's top-10 movies of the year.
An attorney for a so-called "right-hand man" of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez wants more detail from Massachusetts prosecutors about the accessory to murder charge he's been given.
In its second weekend, Disney's animated tale "Frozen" cooled off "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and the lone new release "Out of the Furnace" by taking over the top spot at the box office.
Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill and Darlene Love — the principal subjects of the documentary film "20 Feet from Stardom" — are set to perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" before the 100th Rose Bowl game in Pasadena.
According to a new research study, violent television dramas that are broadcast on major networks carry milder cautions than cable shows that are equal in gore.
Las Vegas police said a suicidal man -- who turned out to be a former Hollywood stuntman -- was ultimately shot to death by officers after he reportedly pointed a gun at them.
British prosecutors say they are charging singer and former U.K. "X Factor" judge Tulisa Contostavlos for allegedly helping supply cocaine to an undercover journalist.
A Russian newspaper says the jailed members of the Pussy Riot band could be released under a Kremlin amnesty.
Five artists who have been playing music, dancing or singing since they were children are being honored with this year's Kennedy Center Honors in Washington.
Friends, fans and high-performance car enthusiasts are heading to Santa Clarita for a memorial for "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker, who was killed there last week in a high-speed car crash.
Action man Sylvester Stallone is set to open up about his career successes and failures in a special question and answer session with fans in London next month.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell has been rocked to her core by the death of late civil rights icon Nelson Mandela, insisting he gave her "a reason for being" during times of personal difficulty.
The Nashville, Tennessee bar owner who allegedly shot and killed country singer Wayne Mills during an argument last month has been charged with second-degree murder.
Typewriters and a desk from the home of the original author of the Nancy Drew mystery books are going up for auction in Ohio.
Actress Kirstie Alley has slammed Leah Remini for criticizing the Church of Scientology after turning her back on the religion following nearly three decades of devotion.
A mural stenciled on the side of a Hollywood gas station five years ago by the British street artist Banksy has fetched more than $200,000 at a Beverly Hills auction.
A new film, "Icebound," documents the race against death and will open the Anchorage International Film Festival this week. The 95-minute picture is narrated by Patrick Stewart, and a national theatrical release is set for next spring.
With the passing of Nelson Mandela, the sweeping biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" transforms in the midst of its theatrical release from a living tribute to a big-screen eulogy.
Tiger Woods said the death of Nelson Mandela was "a sad day for many people," especially those who had the chance to meet him. That moment was 15 years ago for Woods when he was in South Africa for the Million Dollar Challenge.
A director who worked on the reality TV show "America's Next Top Model" has been killed in a home invasion shooting. He died and his wife was seriously wounded in the attack at their rented Los Angeles home.
Pianist and composer Stan Tracey, the elder statesman of Britain's jazz scene, has died at the age of 86. Son Clark Tracey said the musician "passed away peacefully" on Friday. He had been suffering from cancer.
One of the worst finals in World Cup history — Spain vs. the Netherlands — will be reprised in one of the first games of the 2014 edition of the global soccer championship.
The recent death of a New York man while freediving in the Bahamas highlights the dangers of the sport.
An eminent domain commission has found that the western Pennsylvania site where United Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, 2001 was worth more than the government paid, but far less than the former owner claimed.
Police say they've caught a Grinch who was captured on surveillance video stealing Christmas decorations outside a south Philadelphia house last month.
Authorities say a New Jersey man awoke after a long night's sleep to discover a knife stuck in his back. Apparently, he couldn't tell why his back was hurting when he got up Sunday so he had his brother take a look.
Republican lawmakers in Oklahoma may have unwittingly opened the door to a satanic statute when they approved a Ten Commandments monument for the Statehouse steps.
A new snuggling business in Wisconsin's capital city may have closed amid scrutiny from city officials.
Many world leaders have said they wouldn't miss Nelson Mandela's funeral for anything, but Czech Prime Minister Jiri Rusnok isn't among them.
Campbell Soup apologized Saturday for a tweet by its SpaghettiOs brand that marked the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks with a picture of its smiling mascot jauntily holding an American flag.
Things you may not have known about the Santa Claus business.
A runaway reindeer broke free from Santa in Colorado Thursday, running away while the Big Man was inside a mall visiting with children.
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