A week ago, two pranksters called Elton John and pretended to be Russian President Vladimir Putin. On Thursday, the real Putin phoned the singer and proposed that they meet.
In reality, no one knows who threw the brick that started the riots; but in a new film, it's a white teenager from Indiana. One activist says that "whitewashes" the history of Stonewall.
Meyers' new comedy stars Anne Hathaway as a CEO and Robert De Niro as her intern — she tells NPR that while there's a big difference between generations, her movie's message is "Be less judgmental."
The first-ever Taco Bell to serve alcohol has opened in Chicago. We go and try the drinks, like the Twisted Mountain Dew Baja Blast Freeze With Tequila.
On Saturday, Gaffigan will perform for an audience that may include Pope Francis. A practicing Catholic, the comic says faith is a central part of his humor.
In Greg Hrbek's new novel, a family is faced with an unsettling possibility: Their memories don't match up, and their collective past includes a sister and daughter not all of them remember.
This final round quiz is a family affair! All of the answers feature a type of familial relation. Pretty easy, Papa Smurf!
VIP Sonia Manzano brings along special guest Emilio Delgado to play a game about the Muppets in their neighborhood.
For this game, Jonathan Coulton plays songs whose song titles include the title of a TV program, with the lyrics rewritten to be about the show.
VIP Sonia Manzano leads a game for mother-and-son contestants on their Sesame Street expertise.
In this game, we ask our contestants whether we should do or do not and they finish this phrase with words that rhyme with try, all in their best Yoda-speak.
Contestants must figure out two-word phrases featuring a word and its beheadment.
For this round, contestants must guess a movie based on a verbose restaurant style description of a famous meal within it.
In The Black Panthers, director Stanley Nelson explores the group's rise to prominence, including early efforts to address police brutality in Oakland, Calif.
The typical American family tosses out some $1,500 of food yearly. From smarter fridge packing to sauteing soggy lettuce, a new book is full of tips to rescue edibles from landing in the trash.
This autobiographical novel about a South Korean girl who moves from the rural countryside to the city in search of work and education blurs line between fiction and reality.
Brash, biting Cookie Lyon is arguably the most compelling character on Fox's hit show Empire. The show's co-producer and writer Attica Locke says that's because we've all got a bit of Cookie in us.
Always a hit (and legal to sing) at private parties, "Happy Birthday To You" can now be used in films and sung at restaurant chains royalty-free.
The fall TV season begins this week and one of the most anticipated new shows is The Muppets. It's a mockumentary, behind-the-scenes type of show that premieres Tuesday night on ABC.
The Caldecott and Newbery award-winning author says he won't publish anything he isn't proud of. His new picture book is about five figurines on a windowsill who are all waiting for something.