Rupert Murdoch is calling for an assault weapons ban, as he has in the past, in a tweet he sent out following today's shootings in Newtown, Conn. The question is whether there will be the critical…
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a leader in a movement among city officials for gun control, addressed President Obama's statement on the Connecticut school shootings by saying that "meaningful…
President Obama, wiping away tears, said "our hearts are broken today" in response to the Connecticut school shootings, noting that "as a country we've been through this too many times." "I know…
President Obama will issue a statement at 12:15 PT, and there is already some blowback across social media from Press Secretary Jay Carney's statement that now is not the time to talk about gun…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees will strike for a second weekend against the Pac 12 Network.
As "Zero Dark Thirty" is getting much scrutiny over how it portrays the role of torture in yielding information that led to Osama bin Laden, a legal battle continues over the access that the…
SAG-AFTRA and the Writers Guild of America East have blasted legislation making Michigan a "right to work" state.
Hugh Jackman credits his parents with teaching him the importance of giving back -- and Paul Newman with showing him how to marry celebrity with good works.
The Huffington Post reports that Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) dispute the idea that waterboarding of suspects yielded information that led to Osama bin Laden, a point that some critics say is…
The Writers Guild of America East has blasted Republicans leaders in Michigan for passing legislation that makes Michigan a "right to work" state.
Variety's Jill Goldsmith and Rachel Abrams write that a number of media moguls are now urging Washington lawmakers to come to a deal to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff," saying that "principled…