The holiday decorations have been crammed back into the attic between the Halloween jack-o'-lanterns and Fourth of July bunting. The Champagne bottles from New Year's Eve are in the recycle bins and the Super Bowl frenzy has yet to peak. Sounds like a good time to grab a moment of your attention for our annual roundup of where to go this year.
A lawyer for
Michael Jackson's personal physician said Tuesday that the Houston-based doctor is in Los Angeles and prepared to surrender if authorities file charges against him in the pop star's death.
Lee Daniels ("Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire") is only the second black filmmaker to be nominated for best director in the 81-year-history of the Academy Awards. John Singleton, in 1992 for "Boys N the Hood," was the first.
Although President Barack Obama's push for a health care overhaul has stalled, conservative lawmakers in about half the states are forging ahead with constitutional amendments to ban government health insurance mandates.
First lady Michelle Obama framed her national campaign against childhood obesity in intensely personal terms Thursday, relating that her own daughters were starting to get off-track before the family's pediatrician gave her a wake-up call and warned her to watch it.