Arts Aug 16

Peter Fonda dead at 79

The son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider" died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles.

Arts Aug 06

Toni Morrison, the first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, has died. Photo by Deborah Feingold/Corbis via Getty Images
Lessons we can learn from Toni Morrison

The American novelist wasn’t afraid to speak publicly about the themes in her novels and to challenge journalists on their questions. Here are several lessons to remember about Morrison’s career as a writer.

Jun 04

Former Sen. Cochran draws bipartisan praise at funeral

Two U.S. senators from opposing parties praised their former colleague, Republican Thad Cochran of Mississippi, as one of their closest friends and as a gentleman who cared about the people of his state and worked across party lines.

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