Cosby controversy, a decade in the making

Nov 23, 2014

Cosby controversy, a decade in the making

The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005, when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and abused her a year earlier at his suburban Philadelphia home. Here is how the ...

Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender

Nov 22, 2014

Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender

Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh due to the bear’s unclear gender and immodest clothing. The matter was debated in a closed-door meeting weeks ago in the central Polish town of Tuszyn, but didn’t get ...

More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape

Nov 22, 2014

More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape

Performances by Bill Cosby in Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them many years ago. The director of The Broadway Center in Tacoma, Washington, said Friday that it has ...

Paddington Bear film gets parental guidance rating

Nov 20, 2014

Paddington Bear film gets parental guidance rating

British film authorities have managed to find dangerous behavior and sexual innuendo in a film about Paddington Bear, a development that the bear’s 88-year-old creator says leaves him “totally amazed.” The British Board of Film Classification gave “Paddington” a parental guidance rating, saying it ...

'Sherlock' star Cumberbatch announces engagement

Nov 18, 2014

'Sherlock' star Cumberbatch announces engagement

Benedict Cumberbatch fans might be weeping on the inside over the “Sherlock” star’s engagement — but he’s seeing nothing but their love, he says. “It’s a crazy old love bomb to drop and the amount of love that comes back to you, that was ...

Miyazaki is second Japanese to receive honorary Oscar

Nov 10, 2014

Miyazaki is second Japanese to receive honorary Oscar

Renowned anime director Hayao Miyazaki received an honorary award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at a Hollywood ceremony Saturday for years of contributions to the motion picture industry. Miyazaki, 73, is the second Japanese to win the Academy Honorary Award, ...

Autopsy of Robin Williams found no illegal drugs

Nov 8, 2014

Autopsy of Robin Williams found no illegal drugs

The autopsy of Robin Williams found no alcohol or illegal drugs were in his body when he killed himself at his Northern California home in August, sheriff’s officials said Friday. The results, released by the Marin County sheriff’s office, found that the actor had ...

'The Force Awakens': New Star Wars film has title

Nov 7, 2014

'The Force Awakens': New Star Wars film has title

Star Wars fans were sent into a frenzy Thursday as studio giant Disney revealed the title of the iconic franchise’s seventh episode — “The Force Awakens” — and said filming was over. “The Force Awakens” immediately shot to the top of trending topics on ...