(CBS/AP) The comic mechanics on NPR's "Car Talk" are calling it quits.
Brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi said Friday they will stop making new episodes of their joke-filled auto advice show at the end of September, 25 years after "Car Talk" began in Boston. Repurposed versions of old shows will stay on National Public Radio indefinitely, however.Continue »
(CBS/AP) Updated 10:15 a.m. EDT
The nominees for the 66th annual Tony Awards have been revealed and the love story "Once" is in the lead.
The low-tech musical about a Czech flower seller and an Irish street musician in Dublin earned 11 nominations, including a nod for best musical. "Newsies," "Leap of Faith" and "Nice Work If You Can Get It" are also nominated in that category.Continue »
(CBS/AP) NEW YORK - Broadway pulled in a record haul this year at the box office, netting $1.14 billion even as attendance stayed mostly flat.
According to figures released Tuesday by the trade group The Broadway League, Broadway shows yielded $1,139,311,457 in grosses - or 5.4 percent more than last season - and total attendance reached 12,334,312.Continue »
NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Updated 11:20 p.m. EDT
Dreamy vampires, a surly doctor and a rapper in "Recovery" are top winners at the 2011 People's Choice Awards.
"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse," TV's "House M.D." and Eminem each won four awards at Wednesday's ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.Continue »
LONDON (CBS/AP) Britain's Royal Mint has released a commemorative coin celebrating the engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton - but critics say the future princess has a right to be horrified.
Images of the couple on the memento bear little resemblance to either the prince or his 28-year-old bride-to-be. Middleton appears plump in the face and lips and has bags under her eyes. Some critics claim William looks like Al Gore. (See both sides of the coin below.)
NEW YORK (CBS/AP) The wait is over - Britain's Prince William and his longtime girlfriend Kate Middleton have announced their engagement.
Royal officials announced Tuesday that William and Middleton got engaged last month during a holiday in Kenya, and will marry next spring or summer in London.
The news ends years of rumored splits, reconciliations and will-they, wont-they speculation. But now that Britain is officially gaining a new princess, many are wondering who the girl on William's arm in all those photos really is.Continue »
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences says stars from top nominated shows including "Glee, "Mad Men," "Modern Family," "The Good Wife" and "The Office" will help hand out trophies at the 62nd annual awards show.Continue »
NEW YORK (CBS/AP) A stirring photo spread in the August issue of Vogue Italia inspired by the Gulf oil spill is leaving some readers wondering whether the magazine crossed from evocative to insensitive.Pictures: Vogue Italia's Oil-Inspired Shoot
In one image, model Kristen McMenamy is in black, prone and dirty on jagged rocks, netting draped around her legs like a dead sea creature. In another, she is lying on her back in a feathered dress, and in close up, her hair and face are sleek with oil.Continue »
Pictures: "Eclipse" Hits Hollywood
Pictures: Kagan's Confirmation Hearings
At her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, Kagan was asked by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., about "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" movie, which opened this week.Continue »
Tito Jackson shook the hands of a few of the fans waiting to pay respects to his late brother at Forest Lawn Cemetery on the one-year anniversary of the pop icon's death.FULL COVERAGE: Michael Jackson, One Year Later Continue »
(CBS News) Angelina Jolie has given her support to an initiative by the British government aimed at attacking sexual violence in war zones around the world.
The Oscar-winning actress, who is also a special envoy for the United Nations refugee agency, attended a launch for the initiative at the Foreign Office in London on Tuesday.There, she spoke before a screening of her directorial debut, "In the Land of Blood and Honey," a love story set during the Bosnian War. (Watch the video below.) Continue »
(CBS/AP) Wearing sunglasses with his suit, rock legend Bob Dylan was honored by President Barack Obama with the Medal of Freedom on Tuesday in a ceremony held at the White House.
"Bob's voice, with its weight, its unique gravely power, was redefining not just what music sounded like, but the message it carried and how it made people feel," Mr. Obama said of the musician. "Today, everybody from Bruce Springsteen to U2 owes Bob a debt of gratitude. There is not a bigger giant in the history of American music. All these years later, he's still chasing that sound, still searching for a little bit of truth, and I have to say that I am a really big fan."Continue »
(CBS/AP) WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will honor a diverse cross-section of political and cultural icons - including rock legend Bob Dylan, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, astronaut John Glenn and basketball coach Pat Summitt - with the Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony Tuesday.Continue »