A preliminary analysis by Standard and Poor's pegs the cost of the shutdown at $24 billion. That's just a tiny fraction of the nation's almost $15 trillion economy, but the political standoff had a powerful negative effect on many small businesses.
This reboot of "Carrie" was directed by Kimberly Peirce, who also directed the 1999 hit "Boys Don't Cry." Peirce joins Take Two to talk about "Carrie" and how she studied the original source material very carefully.
Academics have long agreed that the detailed paintings of epic hunts and battles found on the inside of caves were mostly created by men. But a new analysis is raising some questions about the gender of the artists.
Racial tensions flared between some Asian-American Christians and the evangelical community recently in the wake of a pair of incidents involving the influential Southern California pastor Rick Warren and his Saddleback Church in Lake Forest.