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- Vladimir Putin orders military to boost presence in Arctic
- Brooklyn, N.Y.: ‘Lesbian capital’ of the Northeast
- Elian Gonzalez: It’s America’s fault that my mother died
- India top court rules homosexuality is illegal
- Aaron Hernandez, ex-Patriot, on prison life: ‘I’m way less stressed in jail’
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Topic - Martin Scorsese
Rock legend Lou Reed, of the 1960s New York City band the Velvet Underground, died on Sunday, Rolling Stone reported. He was 71. Mr. Reed radically challenged rock's founding promise of good times and public celebration.
James "Whitey" Bulger, the feared Boston mob boss who became one of the nation's most-wanted fugitives, was convicted Monday in a string of 11 killings and other gangland crimes, many of them committed while he was said to be an FBI informant.
Don Draper ("Mad Men"), Tony Soprano ("The Sopranos") and Walter White ("Breaking Bad") are indeed difficult men. They are emotionally tormented, brooding and moody. Yet, they wield significant influence. These dark characters, brought to life by equally unhappy men, have ushered in a new era of storytelling.
Roger Ebert, the most famous and popular film reviewer of his time who became the first journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for movie criticism and, on his long-running TV program, wielded the nation's most influential thumb, died Thursday. He was 70.
Film critic Roger Ebert, 70, announced his 46th year of writing for the Chicago Sun-Times with sad news: He's taking a "leave of presence" following a fracture that he just learned was the result of cancer.
Famed director Martin Scorsese wants New York's mean streets to keep some of their grittiness.
If he lived in England, he'd surely be Sir Bob Dylan.
"Django Unchained" star Leonardo DiCaprio said he's tuckered out and taking "a long, long break" from acting to "fly around the world doing good for the environment."
Jodie Foster had everyone talking when she took the unusual step of revealing she's a lesbian on the Golden Globes stage Sunday night. This hadn't exactly been a secret, given that she has two sons with her former partner. But the two-time Oscar winner has been notoriously protective of her privacy, which made the rambling and emotional speech such a riveting aberration.
Think back. Have we not experienced all this before, say in the 1990s?
Fiscally sensible, check. Limited government, check. Pro-life, check. Leadership qualities, check. Thrilled conservatives and contented Republicans have tweeted their delight over South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's decision to appoint Rep. Tim Scott to replace Sen. Jim DeMint next month.
Filmmaker Martin Scorsese is making a documentary on Bill Clinton for HBO.
The Sexiest Man Alive will soon be a sexy dad.
To mark the 40th anniversary of the T. Rex album "The Slider," we look at the best tunes from Marc Bolan and his famed band.
"Freaky Friday," "Taxi Driver" and "The Accused" are just some of the top films starring this Oscar-winning American actress Jodie Foster who celebrates her 50th birthday this week.