New Movies: ‘I, Frankenstein,’ ‘Dallas Buyers Club’
New this weekend: the latest update of a classic horror tale, and a critics' darling and multiple Golden Globe-winning drama expands to theaters across the country.
New Movies: ‘Devil’s Due,’ ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit,’ ‘The Nut Job,’ ‘Ride Along’
Oscar nominations came out Thursday morning, with films like 'American Hustle' and '12 Years a Slave' leading the way. You can probably bet that none of this weekend's new releases will figure into next year's Oscars, but that doesn't mean there won't be somet…
New Movies: ‘The Legend of Hercules,’ ‘Lone Survivor,’ ‘Her’
Two of these ('Lone Survivor,' 'Her') aren't technically opening this weekend, but they are expanding to many more theaters. That, along with the year's first Hercules flick (yup, there's another one coming in July) and the recent slew of high-quality holiday relea…
Maddux, Glavine, Thomas Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame; Biggio Falls Short
On Wednesday Major League Baseball announced that Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were all elected to baseball's Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Ship Carrying 74 People Trapped in Antarctica Set to Be Rescued
On Christmas Eve in Antarctica, a blizzard descended upon the Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, surrounding it in ice and immobilizing it. Seventy-four people, including tourists, scientists and crew members, are onboard. But help is on the way.
10 Great Ideas for Donations to Your Local Food Bank
This time of year, food banks are working extra hard to keep their shelves stocked. If you're in a charitable mood, you might be wondering what exactly these charities are looking for in the way of donations. A recent thread on Reddit explored just that. Numerous commenters with experience either wo…
Massive Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $636 Million, May Reach $1 Billion
The Mega Millions lottery drawing being held Tuesday night is now for a pot of an estimated $636 million, not far off from the record $656 million Mega Millions prize awarded in March 2012. If there's no winning ticket, then Friday's drawing could top $1 billion.
New Movies: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,’ ‘A Madea Christmas’
Familiar and highly popular screen characters mark their return to theaters this weekend,
Pope Francis Is Time’s Person of the Year 2013
Time magazine has named Pope Francis its 2013 Person of the Year.
Watch These People Shoveling Snow and Not Doing It Well — Daily Distraction
Much of the country got slammed by snow this past week, which means lots of us had to break out our shovels for the first time this season. For some, it didn't go so well.