Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln at the theater: Sally Field plays Mary Todd Lincoln and Daniel Day-Lewis portrays Abraham Lincoln in "Lincoln," now out on DVD. Day-Lewis won an Oscar for best actor for his performance.
"Lincoln" (PG-13, 149 minutes, DreamWorks/ Disney): A peculiar, powerful alchemy takes hold in Steven Spielberg's masterful portrait of the 16th U.S. president. Through that strange mix of realism, artifice, intimacy and scope that cinema uniquely possesses, viewers find themselves transport…
Massive crowds gathered in St. Peters Square to listen to Pope Benedict XVI list the 10 finalists from among the retirement communities vying for his consideration:
We attended the Oscars at the Fox. It was so much fun even though my favorite local contender didn’t make it into the race. I thought Alan Kath’s performance as Hitchcock was awesome and definitely deserved Best Actor.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Civil War saga "Lincoln" leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture, director for Steven Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.
WASHINGTON — House Democrats reached agreement Wednesday on key
elements of a health-care bill that would vastly alter America's
medical landscape, requiring virtually universal sign-ups and
establishing a new government-run insurance option for
DETROIT — Asian automakers are still building the most reliable
cars and trucks, with eight of the top 10 brands from Japanese and
Korean companies, according to an annual survey by Consumer
WASHINGTON — Health-care legislation heading for the Senate
floor will give millions of Americans the option of buying
government-run insurance coverage, Senate Majority Leader Harry
Reid announced Monday, although he stopped short of claiming the 60
votes needed to pass a plan steeped in co…
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Mount Cody kept No. 1 Alabama perfect with a
pair of super-sized plays.
Ansel Adams didn't just make pretty pictures. The photographer
was deeply committed to the environment as well.
TOPEKA, Kan. — The memory still bothers Ken Keller: A panicked
ambulance crew had a critically ill patient, but the man weighed
more than 1,000 pounds and could not fit inside the vehicle. And
the stretcher wasn't sturdy enough to hold him.