Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has another reason to celebrate this holiday: his new marriage. The 65-year-old rocker tied the knot to producer Sally Humphreys, 34, on Friday.
Rihanna has opened her heart and her wallet this holiday season with a $1million-plus donation to a hospital in her native Barbados.
Reality star Bethenny Frankel and her husband Jason Hoppy are parting ways. The couple, who would have been married for three years come March, have one daughter together.
Quentin Tarantino has made a spaghetti western and cross-pollinated it with a blaxploitation picture, but it's fully formed, unapologetic and easily one of the best popcorn flicks of the year. I'll go further: It's my favorite American movie of the past 12 months.
2012 has been a tumultuous year in American politics. With the presidential election capping off the year, Americans have witnessed a series of bitter domestic battles and turbulent events overseas.
National Rifle Association's Friday press event has received almost uniformly negative reviews. Yet the speech by NRA chief Wayne LaPierre had this merit: It pulled into daylight for all to see the foundational assumption of modern American gun culture.
Candace Lightner writes: When I learned about the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school, I wept and mourned like many other Americans. I was also reminded of my own daughter's death 32 years ago. For those parents, families or friends of victims who want to see less guns fall into the hands of potential shooters, my personal journey may help serve as a path for change. My daughter, Cari, was killed by a multiple repeat offender drunk driver on May 3, 1980. Four days later, I started Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
Before I am an American, I am a Christian. This order of self-identifying does not in any way negate the gifts and responsibilities that come with my being an American, a Nigerian-American at that.