Valerie Robinson

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Helena Bonham Carter Wasn't Interested in Jewels Until Playing Elizabeth Taylor

Playing Elizabeth Taylor had its sparkling perks for Helena Bonham Carter, who stars as the diamond-loving film icon in <i>Burton and Taylor</i>.<p>And they …

Hunter Hayes On Becoming a CMT Artist of the Year: 'It's Mind-Boggling'

What a difference a year makes.<p>In 2012, country music newcomer Hunter Hayes was thrilled to introduce Carrie Underwood as one of CMT’s Artists of the …

Donald Glover Posts Troubling Notes on Instagram, Opens Up About Leaving Community

<i>Community</i> star Donald Glover has posted a series of rambling, troubling notes – all written longhand on hotel stationery – to his Instagram account, …

Donald Glover: I Didn't Want to Lie About My Feelings Anymore

Sometimes people just have a bad day. And according to Donald Glover, that’s what’s to blame for his recent online rant.<p>On Monday, the former …

Sandra Bullock and Her Son, Louis, Get Spooky for Halloween

Skeletons have never looked so cute!<p>Sandra Bullock and her son, Louis, dressed up for a Halloween party on Saturday in L.A. and although the …

Teacher Victim Called a Hero After Intervening During Nevada School Shooting

Beloved teacher Michael Landsberry, a former Marine, died a hero at Sparks Middle School in Nevada on Monday in another tragic campus shooting.<p>The …

14-Year-Old Accused of Killing Math Teacher Colleen Ritzer

A 14-year-old high school student is accused of killing a math teacher, whose body was discovered in a wooded area near Danvers High School in …

Ryan Reynolds Gets Immortalized in Wax – on His Birthday

What do you get a guy who has everything?<p>Ryan Reynolds, who turned 37 on Wednesday, was honored on his birthday by Madame Tussauds Hollywood with the …

Maryland High Schools Ban Twerking

Miley Cyrus made a huge splash by twerking at the VMAs. But students at two high schools in Maryland won’t be allowed to show off those provocative …

Octavia Spencer to Star in Murder, She Wrote Reboot

Talk about must-see TV!<p>NBC plans to remake <i>Murder, She Wrote</i> with Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer playing the lead role made famous by Angela …

Miley Cyrus Says Music Is Her Boyfriend

Miley Cyrus doesn’t mind being single these days … because music is her sweetheart.<p>“I need to treat my music like a relationship – give it my time …

Jason Aldean's Tour Bus Strikes and Kills a Man

Jason Aldean‘s tour bus hit and killed a man on an Indiana highway early Monday morning.<p>The country singer, 36, made a statement about the event on …

Katy Perry: Pop Stars Need to Keep Their Clothes On

Katy Perry doesn’t believe sex is the only thing that sells.<p>“I mean, it’s like everybody’s so naked,” Perry, 29, recently told NPR about her pop star …

People Pets

If your Facebook feed is starting to resemble a zoo registry, your friends have likely discovered – and failed at – the Great Giraffe Challenge, a new game that’s stretching its long neck across the Internet.<p>Here’s how it goes:<p>“It’s 3:00 am, the doorbell rings and you wake up. Unexpected visitors. …

Pink Fights Back After Fans React to Willow, 2, on Motorbike with Carey Hart

Pink is fighting mad.<p>The singer took to Twitter on Monday, defending her parenting skills after fans criticized her for allowing her 2-year-old …

Pink's Daughter's Motorcycle Joyride: Readers Weigh In on Singer's Twitter Rant

Pink isn’t spinning her wheels on what critics think about her parenting skills.<p>The singer went on a pointed Twitter rant Monday after detractors …

Paris vs. Joan vs. Crystal vs. Kelly: Who Twerked the Best Miley Costume?

They’re just being Miley!<p>Paris Hilton, Joan Rivers, Crystal Harris and Kelly Ripa all channeled the <i>Bangerz</i> singer in what’s easily the most popular …

Meet the Couple Who Wed Despite the Groom's Devastating Accident

Wearing cowboy boots and clutching a bouquet of purple flowers Larissa Murphy walked towards her groom, Ian, with tears in her eyes. He sat at the …

Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher Finalizing Divorce

It’s been a long time coming.<p>After nearly two years, Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher are about to officially end their marriage.<p>A source confirms to …

10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself

Why do we do the things we do? Despite our best attempts to "know thyself," the truth is that we often know astonishingly little about our own minds, and even less about the way others think. As Charles Dickens once put it, “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted …

The Dalai Lama Supports Medical Marijuana Use

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Dalai Lama isn't that keen on recreational marijuana use, but the spiritual leader told …

Walmart Says Food Stamp Shopping Spree Was 'Right Choice'

Walmart has no regrets about allowing a wild shopping spree at two of its Louisiana stores when an electronic glitch lifted the spending caps on the …

'Dante's Peak,' for real: Volcanic eruption creates deadly acid lake

Grandma's death by acid is a highlight of the 1997 camp classic "Dante's Peak." The disaster epic chronicles the race to save a small town from a deadly volcanic eruption.<p>In the movie, volcanic gases quickly turn a placid lake into an acidic death trap as a family escapes burning-hot lava by boat, …

Geology

Addicted to Oreos? You truly might be

Oreos are as addictive as cocaine, at least for lab rats, and just like us, they like the creamy center best.<p>Eating the sugary treats activates more neurons in the brain’s “pleasure center” than drugs such as cocaine, the team at Connecticut College found.<p>“Our research supports the theory that …

Eleanor Catton becomes youngest Booker prize winner

Eleanor Catton made Man Booker prize history twice on Tuesday night the youngest winner for, at 832 pages, the longest novel.<p>The New Zealander was 25 when she began writing The Luminaries, an epic 19th-century gold rush murder mystery. Now 28, she also becomes an "end of an era" winner: the last …

December murder trial set for Montana newlywed charged in husband's fatal fall from cliff

A Montana woman goes on trial Dec. 9 on charges that she murdered her husband of just eight days by shoving him to his death off a cliff in a national park.<p>U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy denied prosecutors' request for more time to prepare their case against Jordan Linn Graham, 22, of Kalispell, …

US government shutdown: Congress in disarray as deal collapses

Republicans in the House of Representatives pushed the US economy to the brink on Tuesday night when they turned against a proposal by their party leadership that would have reopened the government and lifted the debt ceiling, just over 24 hours before the country’s borrowing limit expires.<p>The …