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NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

Some of the hottest tickets in town were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts to make big money by fraudulently buying tickets and reselling them, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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Freida Pinto speaks at girls' rights summit in UK

Calls for more progress to end female genital mutilation

Actress Freida Pinto of "Slumdog Millionaire" fame has joined forces with girls' rights campaigners in calling for an end to the practice of female genital mutilation.

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National travel program films episode at Lake of the Ozarks

‘Family Travel with Colleen Kelly’ host says Lake now one of her favorite destinations

Lake of the Ozarks has been on Chicago resident Colleen Kelly’s “vacation bucket list” for some time. Last week, the seasoned travel expert and writer was able to check it off her list as she explored many unique attractions at the Lake while filming an episode of her television show.

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AquaPalooza celebrates summer boating

One might expect to see hundreds of boats on the Lake of the Ozarks any summer weekend. But there’s only one day they are all in one place. That day is AquaPalooza.

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Digital Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited

Amazon's new "unlimited" e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you'll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted.

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Rock legends recognized for support of veterans

Motley Crue honored in St. Louis

Though their name is often associated with the revelry of gritty lyrics and razor-sharp guitar riffs, the musicians in an American hard rock band possess a reverence of the nation’s veterans that has recently earned them a profound tribute.

CNN reassigns reporter after 'scum' tweet

CNN has pulled reporter Diana Magnay out of the Middle East after she referred to a group of Israelis who had allegedly threatened her while reporting on Gaza as "scum" in a tweet.

Elaine Stritch mourned as a feisty, funny broad

Elaine Stritch was more than a Broadway actress. She was a New York institution, strolling around in a fur coat, pork pie hat or oversized sunglasses. She often wore shorts and ties, or just black stockings and a white flowing shirt. Her weapon of choice was the zinger.

'Stalker' creator says show doesn't cross a line

Kevin Williamson says if you think his new CBS series, "Stalker," crosses a line, "change the channel."

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Universal distances itself from 'Compton' casting

Universal Pictures and the filmmakers behind the planned N.W.A. biopic are distancing themselves from an offensive casting announcement for the film.

Marvel unveils black Captain America

The new Captain America will be an African-American.

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Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

Even though Rupert Murdoch's $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. has been rejected, that doesn't mean how you watch TV shows and movies will stop changing any time soon.

Tracee Ellis Ross: 'Black-ish' role is my life

Tracee Ellis Ross says her upcoming role on the ABC comedy "Black-ish" allows her to be who she really is: a biracial woman.

'X-Files' auteur Chris Carter back with new series

Largely absent from the scene since "The X-Files" series and films he masterminded years ago, Chirs Carter is returning with a sci-fi thriller, "The After."

TV's 'Cake Boss' helped from fogged-in boat in NYC

A summer sunset boat trip turned out to be no cake walk for reality TV's "Cake Boss," who's thanking police and firefighters for getting his boat and passengers to safety after they were enveloped in fog in New York Harbor.

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