Arts & Entertainment

Disney ends funding to Boy Scouts over gay policy

The Walt Disney Company will cut funding to the Boy Scouts of America beginning in 2015 because of a policy that bans gay adult leaders in the organization.

'12 Years a Slave' rolls at Spirit Awards

"12 Years a Slave" rolled at the Spirit Awards, winning five awards including best feature at the annual independent film celebration.

Oscars 2014: Latin pride for mystery Oscar statuette model

The buff and chesty Oscar statuette is said to be modeled after Mexican actor and director Emilio Fernandez. True story or Hollywood legend?

Razzies pick Will, Jaden Smith as worst actors for 'After Earth'

Will and Jaden Smith have something they can bond over. They were both awarded Razzies for their performances in "After Earth."

Oscar spoiler alert: What we already know about the winners

Sunday night's Oscars might be a few hours away, but there are a few things we do know about who will — and who won't — get any recognition.

Hindu-Americans aren’t writing off Sanskrit just yet

Hinduism's canon of sacred texts is written in Sanskrit, a language few Hindus today can read or speak. But there's a resurgence of interest among young Hindus in learning it.

Philip Seymour Hoffman died of toxic mix of drugs

The New York City medical examiner confirmed Friday that actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died from a cocktail drugs, including heroin and cocaine.

Live from Crawford Family Forum: Robert Hilburn on Johnny Cash

Robert Hilburn, the only music writer at the Folsom Prison concert, tells an audience at the Crawford Family Forum the real Johnny Cash story.

Oscars 2014: A look back at the most memorable Academy Awards bloopers

The Academy Awards are the classiest awards show in Tinseltown, but sometimes even the best in show business can't hide their shortcomings. Reporter Sasa Woodruff has a look back at some memorable Oscar bloopers, fiascos and flops.

Oscars 2014: Printable Oscar Bingo cards and ballots

Replace the ink cartridge and chill the cheese plate, it's time for the 86th Annual Academy Awards! Here are all the party printables you need.

Oscars 2014: Women, minorities changing the look of the Academy — slowly

The vast majority of Academy members are white, male and over 60. But an effort is underway to include more women and people of color.

The 'Big Bad Armo Show' takes its unique slice of LA life on the road

The Armenian American sketch comedy troupe plays with ethnic stereotypes and lets audience members laugh at themselves.

A win for fair use after record label, copyright lawyer settle

Liberation Music threatened to sue Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig over a song he used in one of his lectures. Lessig sued back, and now the label is taking a look at its own copyright policies.

Kristen Bell on 'Veronica Mars,' the 'pederazzi' and the Oscars

John Rabe talks with the "Veronica Mars" star about making the movie version of her hit show, seven years later, and the scourge of paparazzi who target celebs' kids.

Wilbur Smith novels in development for TV series

Three novels by bestselling author Wilbur Smith, "Birds of Prey," ''Blue Horizon" and "Monsoon," are being developed for TV by Corona Pictures and FremantleMedia.

US lets 141 trillion calories of food go to waste each year

Americans wasted 31 percent of all food that was available in 2010, the USDA reports. For the first time, the agency calculated what that means in terms of calories.