Gorgeous people flee peril in the dopey disaster flick San Andreas, but perhaps Dwayne Johnson can bring some ... um, gravitas? Maybe?
Based on a graphic novel, this updating of Madame Bovary almost manages to maintain its feather-light touch in spite of the heavy source material.
The delightful romantic comedy Results, from mumblecore director Andrew Bujalski, has sympathy for the earnest aspirations of its gym-dwelling characters.
Cameron Crowe's Sappy Period continues with this imperfect but compelling film starring Bradley Cooper as a military contractor colliding with old and new loves.
A lot of bad nutrition science makes headlines. To teach his news colleagues a lesson, a science journalist conducted a flawed study, sent out press releases and watched who bit. Did he go too far?
It's time for the National Spelling Bee finals, the perfect opportunity to look back at last year's series of spelling-bee-themed political ads.
The government currently subsidizes phone service for low-income Americans, and now the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing to extend that benefit to Internet service.
While he was a FIFA executive, Chuck Blazer charged $26 million in business expenses to a personal American Express card. Brian Kelly of thepointsguy.com explains the value of those rewards points.
With their new album, Monterey, The Milk Carton Kids are hoping to be a part of your summer driving songs.
NPR's Robert Siegel joins Dr. Ernest Brown, a primary care physician who only practices by house call, as he makes his rounds in Washington, D.C. He says it's a mistake to put a price tag on medicine.
In a new study, an easy-to-use app did just as good a job as the fancy machines in an eye doctor's office. That's a boon for people in low-income countries — and really for anyone with vision issues.
Anthropologist Barbara J. King spends a morning with an octopus in an effort to find out how to make life better for sentient, smart creatures on public view.
The British-born Nigerian actor talks about playing an American veteran in Nightingale, the reasons he stays in character for weeks at a time and his aversion to playing "the black best friend."
From a jazz-infused Spanish fandango to Afghan hip-hop and hot swing from London (by way of the Lower East Side), this month's roundup is full of surprising juxtapositions.
It used to be that summer was a time for reruns on television, but networks are now taking summer television seriously.
An Arizona high school senior tells us in her own words how growing up in two cultures helped her prepare for college.
Hear LaFarge mix old-time jazz, blues, ragtime and string-band music from the past century.
Same-sex marriage, healthcare reform and the death penalty are a few of the issues the justices will weigh in on in the next few weeks.
The Shanghai Composite Index tumbled more than 6 percent today, after hitting a historic high earlier this week.
The story of Big League Chew starts in a bullpen, where two pitchers didn't like players' habit of chewing tobacco.