Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced on Friday that he will take two months paternity leave after his wife gives birth to their first child.
"This is a very personal decision, and I've decided to take two months of paternity leave when our daughter arrives," Zuckerberg said in a post on his Facebook page.Full Story
A California university on Friday joined a growing number of schools in stripping disgraced U.S. comedian Bill Cosby of his honorary degree over the sex scandal engulfing him.
"Cosby's conduct is contrary to the values of the California State University and inconsistent with the criteria and high standards that honorary degree recipients are expected to exemplify," the university said in a statement.Full Story
With its political infighting, tip-of-the-arrow diplomacy and climactic decapitation scene, the National Geographic Channel's film "Saints & Strangers" is the "Game of Thrones" version of the first Thanksgiving.
The four-hour movie will premiere Sunday and Monday on National Geographic (9 p.m. EST on both nights), following a rush to finish in time for the holiday. It tells the story of the religious pilgrims and thrill-seeking opportunists thrown together on the Mayflower and their efforts to build a settlement peacefully among the Native Americans they encounter.Full Story
Adele has had nearly five years to savor the massive success of her last album but, on a release that could be even bigger, she is looking back wistfully on what once had been.
On Adele's third album "25," which came out Friday, the singer has little interest in gloating about fame or experimenting in style, instead returning to the emotional depths that have so resonated with her vast fan base.Full Story
It's the country that gave the world the Kama Sutra, but India's notoriously prudish film board has ruled that long kissing scenes in the new James Bond movie "Spectre" are not suitable for Indian audiences.
The Mumbai-based Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has reined in the fictional British spy's famously lusty romantic life by cutting the length of two passionate embrace scenes, its chairperson told Agence France Presse.Full Story
David Beckham was declared "sexiest man alive" by People magazine Tuesday, joining an elite club including last year's winner, Chris Hemsworth, and a handful of other above-average men.
The announcement was made on ABC's late-night TV show "Jimmy Kimmel Live," where the magazine cover sporting Beckham's face was revealed.Full Story
A film about a wave of jihadist attacks on Paris due out Wednesday has been pulled from cinemas, with the release of a string of others also touching on terrorism now being questioned.
"Made in France", about a series of simultaneous attacks on the French capital, had already been dropped by distributors in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo and kosher supermarket shootings in January.Full Story
U.S. actor Charlie Sheen, as well known for his on-screen work as his off-screen debauchery with drugs, alcohol and prostitutes, disclosed Tuesday that he is HIV positive.
"I am here to admit that I am in fact HIV positive," Sheen, 50, said on the NBC morning talk show "Today."Full Story
The fourth and final film in the blockbuster "Hunger Games" series -- a dystopian fantasy saga that turned Jennifer Lawrence into a Hollywood mega-star -- hits the big screen this week and is expected to catch fire at the box office.
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" will bring to a close one of the biggest franchises in Hollywood, which has already grossed more than $2.2 billion worldwide, according to Lionsgate, the studio that produced the films.Full Story
Prince has become the latest act to cancel his European concert tour following the Paris attacks, his French production company confirmed on Monday.
The tour -- entitled "Prince Spotlight: Piano and a Microphone" -- would have begun on November 24 in Vienna, Austria, and would have included dates in Britain and Sweden.Full Story