Scores of people dressed in parkas and polar bear outfits gathered along Chicago's lakefront Sunday morning, hoping to catch a glimpse of comedian Jimmy Fallon when he jumps into Lake Michigan.
Artist Jay Shells was in his New York City studio last year, painting while listening to rapper Big L, when some lyrics booming through the room grabbed his attention: "On 139 and Lenox Ave, there's a big park. And if you're soft, don't go through it when it gets dark."
"12 Years a Slave" rolled at the Spirit Awards, winning five awards including best feature at the annual independent film celebration.
Vandals targeted the former Brooklyn home of filmmaker Spike Lee and the house next door after a video of one of the director's humor-laced rants against gentrification went viral.
The mother of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman says there will be public celebrations of her son's life in both New York City and Rochester this spring.
Leave it to John C. Reilly to turn a question and answer session with this year's animated feature Oscar nominees into a gut-wrenching comedic affair.
A Canada casino says a performance by U.S. comic George Lopez will go on as scheduled Friday after he was arrested for alleged public intoxication.
A toxic mix of heroin and other drugs killed Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, New York City officials said Friday.
David O. Russell's crime drama "American Hustle" could be a big winner at Sunday's Academy Awards. But for the movie's many international fans, it may take a little longer to realize it. In their country, there is simply no word that captures the true essence of "Hustle."
The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities.