Sarah Swong
Sarah Swong

5 American Books Banned Around the World

Here are five American classics that have been banned abroad for their political implications.

Finding Nemo 2 Release Date: Fans Hope Ellen DeGeneres to Play Dory

News was slow today. But the entertainment world announced five things that are major wins. Any takers for Coachella at sea? Or the new Bob Dylan album?

Downton Abbey Season 3 Premiere: America Is Ready For More British Grandeur

Downton Abbey, the British period drama, will have its third season premiere on Sunday. British high society and Downton's unique twists underlie the TV show's popularity.

Congressional Election Results: Record Wins for Women in House and Senate

With 18 women running for Senate and 166 for the House, the next Congress may see huge gains for female politicians. See this live blog for updates on the women's senatorial election 2012.

Who Won the Presidential Debate: Full Presidential Debate Recap And YouTube Video

Obama and Romney will face off in round two on domestic and foreign policy. Both need to bring their A-game to this more unpredictable debate style and more hands-on moderator.

Free Plan B in NYC Schools: Despite Controversy, A Step in the Right Direction

While NYC has made birth control more accessible to teens, another report about American women's misconceptions about pregnancy reminds us that resources need to be paired with proper education.

Muslim Hip Hop Artist Brother Ali Album Review: Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color, Critiques America Today

White, Midwestern, Muslim hip-hop artist Brother Ali released his new album on Tuesday. The politically charged album critiques the U.S., but offers an optimistic view for the future.

14 Olympic Sports You Do Not Watch, But Should

As Michael Phelps barely classifies for the next round of swimming competitions, a refreshing look at some underrated but awesome Olympic disciplines.

Facebook Earnings: (FB) Stock Getting Hammered

Facebook will announce its first earnings report since going public. With Zynga plummeting, Facebook's prospects may disappoint investors.

Opening Ceremony London 2012: From James Bond to the Olympic Flame, 12 Reasons to Be Excited

Here are the 12 exciting things to look out for at the opening ceremonies on Friday night.

Carly Rae Jepsen New Song is the Hit of the Summer

Carly Rae Jepsen is taking over America this summer. Here's a look at what dominated the summers charts since 2000, and how the music industry has evolved over the last decade.


Anti Gay Companies: Chick Fil A Stance is Honest, But Bad For Business

Chick-fil-A, the anti-gay fast food chain, is the only honest business out there.

Ryan Gosling the Latest Victim in James Eagan Holmes Shooting

In response to the real-life tragedy of the Colorado shooting, "Gangster Squad" will no longer include a scene of a movie theater shooting. The producers don't have to do this.

Facebook (FB) Stock Woes: FB Looks Overseas For Profit

Facebook announced that it will open a new engineering office in London to focus on mobile phone development right before it announces its first earnings as a public company.

Kim Jong Un Wife is Ri Sol Ju: 10 Other Wives of Famous Dictators

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un is officially married to Ri Sol-ju. Here are 10 of the most fascinating wives of famous modern dictators.

Kim Jong Un Wife is Ri Sol Ju: 9 Hilarious Tweets About the North Korean Marriage

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has announced that he has married Ri Sol-Ju, the mystery woman he's been seen with over the past few weeks. Here are the best tweets ever about their marriage.

Amy Winehouse Songs Live On, One Year After Her Death

Amy Winehouse, who died a year ago from Monday, has lived on.

How Daniel Radcliffe Turned From Harry Potter Star to Serious Actor

Daniel Radcliffe, who turned 23 on Monday, has forever changed our understanding of Harry Potter and has begun a serious acting career.

Aung San Suu Kyi and Obama Burma Policy a Failure

Reports remind us that Romney outsourced Olympic uniforms to Burma in the 2002 Winter Olympics. While it's negative press, Romney could take advantage of the spotlight in two ways.

Dark Knight Rises Shooting: James Holmes Movie Theater Tragedy Mirrors Batman and Bane

'The Dark Knight Rises' shooting tragedy has shocked everyone. Was it possible that the shooter was saying something about the Nolan film itself?