Oprah Winfrey and performer-activist Harry Belafonte were among those honored at Harvard University on Tuesday at its annual celebration of African American culture.
The university's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research presented its annual W.E.B. Du Bois Medals to eight people at the ceremony. Other recipients included British architect David Adjaye, civil rights hero U.S. Rep John Lewis; "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen, "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes, and movie producer Harvey Weinstein.Full Story
If you're about to Google Jimmy Kimmel, beware.
Computer security company McAfee says the late night TV talk show host is the most dangerous celebrity to search for online.Full Story
The classic videogame Tetris, in which players slot a cascade of tumbling blocks together, is being turned into a science-fiction movie, the project's developers said Tuesday.
Tetris has been a mainstay of computer gaming since it was created 30 years ago, but the shape-slotting puzzle may not seem like an obvious subject for a big-screen adaptation.Full Story
Beginning with Stella McCartney and ending with powerhouse Saint Laurent, Paris fashion shows packed a creative punch Monday — luring in myriad front row stars such as Salma Hayek, Lenny Kravitz, Catherine Deneuve and Neneh Cherry.
But there was also much happening off the catwalk.Full Story
Former actress Amanda Bynes was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of driving while under the influence of a drug, authorities said Monday.
Bynes, 28, was stopped by a California Highway Patrol officer after she stopped in the middle of an intersection in Los Angeles around 4 a.m. on Sunday. The former child star was determined to be under the influence of an unidentified drug after being evaluated at a nearby police station, the CHP said in a statement.Full Story
A Mexico City man is in Hogwarts heaven after his collection of "Harry Potter" memorabilia was named the world's largest.
Menahem Asher Silva Vargas has spent nearly 15 years hoarding all things related to British author J.K. Rowling's young-adult wizard-fantasy series, which spawned eight blockbuster films.Full Story
Actress Nicole Kidman on Tuesday broke her public silence since the death of her father more than two weeks ago by sharing her heartbreak and thanking well-wishers for their comforting thoughts and prayers.
"We would just like to thank everyone for their love and prayers over these past couple of weeks," Kidman and her singer husband Keith Urban said in a joint statement posted on their Facebook pages.Full Story
Amal Alamuddin Outshines Clooney as Wedding Made Official
George Clooney may be Hollywood's darling but it was his stunning bride Amal Alamuddin who lit up Venice on Monday as the pair sealed their marriage at the town hall to the screams of delighted fans.Full Story
Mademoiselle North West is barely over a year old, but she's already commanding what fashionistas may have spent entire careers working toward: A front row seat at Givenchy.
The celebrity offspring was seated in pride of place at "AA5 bis" next to proud mom, Kim Kardashian, in a revealing Givenchy black bodice look, and dad Kanye West. ("Bis" is a French term for additional, or last minute placing — which suggests that North's presence had been confirmed only fashionably late.)Full Story
Authorities say an SUV carrying actress Leah Remini and singer Jennifer Lopez and her two children, was rear-ended by a suspected drunken driver who then fled the scene.
Los Angeles county Sheriff's Sgt. Philip Brooks says Remini was driving Lopez's SUV at about 8 p.m. Saturday and stopped at a traffic light in Malibu. Their vehicle was rear-ended by a pickup truck. No one was injured.Full Story