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Leonard Nimoy, Who Defined Star Trek's Spock, Dies at 83
Live long and prosper, Mr. Spock.
The Bad News About Good News
The happy-fication of digital journalism is so cute. And so dangerous.
The Wisdom of Robert Christgau, Critic-Turned-Memoirist
Christgau chatted with Newsweek about the research process, today’s rock writing landscape and why people should stop being so prudish about the sex in his book.
Labrador Retriever Remains Most Popular Breed in U.S.: American Kennel Club
The bulldog and French bulldog, meanwhile, continue their ascent.
Artist Goes to Gallery Nude With Baby to 'Become Art'
Milo Moiré has said she wanted to challenge the gallery's art which featured nudes.
King of Lad Lit Nick Hornby On Writing Strong Women
Nick Hornby is supposed to be a guy’s writer but his female characters keep bursting off the page and screen.
Michael Connelly On Bringing Harry Bosch to the Small Screen
The bestselling crime novelist has teamed with an ex-'Wire' producer to make a quality cop show, but the specter of recent police shootings haunts 'Bosch.'
Invasion of the Barcelona Wallet Snatchers
Known as a haven for petty crime, the city is trying to reverse its reputation as a pickpocket’s paradise.
Some Humble Suggestions for Next Year’s Oscars Host
Hosting’s not an easy job, but these candidates can't fail.
Hacking and Hewing on ‘CSI: Cyber’
“From a fax to a computer...to signals sent over towers, the [criminal] possibilities are endless.”
Was Beethoven Inspired By His Irregular Heartbeat?
Cardiac rhythms suggest Ludwig Van listened to his heart when composing.
The Weirdest Moments at the 2015 Oscars
Last night's 87th annual Academy Awards were full of awkward snubs, garbled jokes and generally bizarre misbehavior.
German Artist Plans Anti-Russian Tank Protest in Latvian Capital
The project, which involves a Ukrainian tank positioned outside the National Library, awaits approval from Riga’s pro-Russian mayor.
The More Things Change Exhibit Will Push Your Buttons
“The More Things Change," an interactive exhibit at Seattle’s Center on Contemporary Art, showcases local artists.
Oscars 2015: Low on Surprises, High on Suicide References
Neil Patrick Harris oversaw proceedings as the stars came out for a night of wisecracks, musical numbers and emotional speeches.
'Birdman' Takes Best Picture at the 2015 Oscars
Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, 'Birdman' took the top honor at the 87th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday night.
'Birdman,' 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Win Big at 2015 Oscars
Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel each won four Oscars while crowd favorite Boyhood only nabbed one.
Winners at the 87th Annual Academy Awards
See a list of winners in leading categories at Sunday's Oscars awards.
Patricia Arquette Calls For Gender Equality at Oscars
"It's our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States," the actress declared.
Surprise Stars of Oscar Night: Seat-Fillers
At the 2015 Academy Awards, host Neil Patrick Harris took a moment to interview the least famous people in the room.
Actresses Tackle Sexism with #AskHerMore Campaign
The goal is to encourage reporters to ask actresses about their work instead of their looks.
Highlights From the 87th Academy Awards
Glitz, glamour and controversy at this year's Oscars.
Photos: Film and Fashion at the 2015 Oscars
The last hurrah of the awards season took place Sunday night in Los Angeles.
Holland's New Marijuana Laws Are Changing Old Amsterdam
Times are changing in the city many associate with drug tourism.
Two Cezanne Sketches Found Behind Watercolors
Unearthed in Philadelphia, the sketches haven’t seen the light of day since the early 20th century.
Why Isn’t Batman in the Public Domain?
Extending copyright protection is costing us all a great deal.
So Your Kid Wants to Be a Rock Star?
Five tips to weather the storm.
Reliving Selma's 'Bloody Sunday'
Protests come to life in the words of one who walked the walk.
Hollywood’s Blacks: Servants, Slaves, Ghetto Moms and Thugs
The absence of black Oscar nominees comes after decades of demeaning stereotyping.
Performances have included an all-black "Reservoir Dogs" and an all-female "Glengarry Glen Ross."