For more than 40 years actor Martin Sheen has inhabited complex characters from the troubled Capt. Willard in the Vietnam film Apocalypse Now to U.S. President Josiah Bartlet on the hit TV drama The West Wing.
he op-ed came on the heels of a series of bombings in Mumbai that killed almost two dozen people in mid-July.
Pakistani actress and model, Veena Malik, had everyone's attention when rumors about her nude photoshoot for the cover of FHM India's December issue did the rounds of the Internet. There was an interesting comment made by Hafsa Ahmad, a blogger, which was carried by the Express Tribune, a Pakistani newspaper. Ahmad questioned the fuss over the issue and if Veena was actually worth it. She has been called a feminist and the voice of women's rights in her home country. The question Ahmad ...
Chafee was accused of putting the religion down.
Rick Perry may be forgetful when it comes to stuff like which cabinet departments he'd like to eliminate, or the legal voting age in the United States, but when it comes to gay-bashing, the Texas governor and Republican presidential hopeful is right on top of his game.
The United States Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against Whole Foods Market Group on Tuesday on behalf of a former employee, alleging she was fired after she reported health concerns stemming from a raw sewage spill at a market in Miami Beach, Fla.
First, it was the Catholic Church. Then Penn State. Now, a new child-abuse scandal in Hollywood is raising questions over the safety of minors in the entertainment business and sparking calls for new child-labor regulations.
The annual Kennedy Center Gala this year bestowed its recognition on Diamond, actress Meryl Streep, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, singer Barbara Cook and saxophonist Sonny Rollins. It's also a weekend that saw the comeback victory of Tiger Woods, the personally troubled golf great, who finally won a tournament after a two-plus-year drought, the Chevron Challenge and Sherman Oaks, held Sunday in Los Angeles. Why do we hold up athletes as role models so much more often than we do artists?
Veena Malik appears to be the Pakistan version of India's Rakhi Sawant. With her constant effort to make it to the headlines and flow of controversies one after another, the 33-year old model seems to be a mirror image of Sawant and a little too desperate for attention. All her stunts might have worked out well for her. However, undermining the risks, she just did a little too much this time.
A woman claimed she was held against her will for 12 years on the Church of Scientology's cruise ship, The Freewinds, the same ship Tom Cruise reportedly celebrated his 42nd birthday in 2004 captured on video.
One of Newt Gingrich's former Republican colleagues called the current GOP presidential frontrunner an evil person on Tuesday. Do his previous policy positions and statements support that characterization?
This is not a story about ratings. This is a story about shows that have overstayed their welcome.
No one else should ever wear a baseball cap; it serves no purpose, neither practical nor aesthetic.
Kurt Warner frequently brought up his own Christian faith while he was an NFL quarterback. Now, though, he's told the Arizona Republic he thinks fellow believer and QB Tim Tebow should tone down his own religion talk.
The PJD's victory is a victory for democracy, Fassi said.
Egyptian Internet revolutionary and controversial blogger, Aliaa Magda, Elmahdy, whose self-pubilshed nude photographs shocked the country, has called on men in Egypt to wear a Hijab (a headscarf) and show solidarity with women.
Morocco is in the midst of parliamentary elections, following the establishment of a new constitution (approved by referendum in July), one of the reforms enacted by King Mohamed VI.
According to a new Pew Research Center poll, a third of Republicans think Mormonism isn't a Christian religion, and these people are less likely to support Romney for the Republican nomination. But if Romney does get the nomination, an overwhelming majority of Republicans would vote for him over President Barack Obama.
Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, 20, the blogger and feminist activist who posted a nude photo of herself on her blog - A Rebel's Scream, has been at the receiving end of criticism from sections of Egyptian society and now has lawsuits filed against her.
Half of the country’s population is Christian, although some of them incorporate the practice of Vodun (voodoo) in their rituals.
When California's Proposition 8 has its day in court, any judge who respects the U.S. Constitution will strike it down as a violation of the 14th Amendment, because civil rights cannot be subject to popular vote.
Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Benin on Friday, starting a three day visit to the West African country.