April 5, 2013 You have to give Louisville basketball player Kevin Ware credit. He's a really good sport. The sophomore who broke his leg last weekend delivered David Letterman's Top 10 list Thursday night. No. 1: "At least my bracket's not busted."
April 5, 2013 Tensions are high. But South Korea says it does not plan to remove its workers an industrial complex inside the North. Also, while a Russian diplomat says North Korean officials have asked that it consider evacuating staff, no such action is planned at this time.
April 5, 2013 Also: Isabel Allende's love of Zorro; Lemony Snicket makes a Twitter appearance; Cat Marnell's book proposal was leaked.
April 5, 2013 Administration officials are telling news outlets that the budget the president unveils next week will include proposals he made last year during negotiations with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. Those include changes that could reduce increases in Social Security and Medicare spending.
April 5, 2013 Every year 10 million people funnel in and out of America's jails and prisons. And every year some of them get lost. Recently there have been two high-profile cases of such inmates — one who got out years too early, and one who stayed years to long. Both had disastrous consequences.
April 5, 2013 Broadcast TV used to have bigger stars, bigger audiences and bigger budgets. Cable shows were edgier, with more sex and violence than the broadcasters dared show. In the last few seasons, though, cable ratings have improved and broadcast shows have taken more risks. What's going on on TV?
April 5, 2013 Brooklyn-based Vice Media has gone from a small Canadian magazine to figuring out the holy grail of media: how to capture an international audience of aloof 18- to 24-year-olds. From magazines to the Web to film, Vice's CEO says, "We do it weirder, and we do it younger, and we do it in a different way and in a different voice."
April 5, 2013 Automatic federal budget cuts that kicked in March 1 have had little initial impact in many parts of the government. In a few programs, however, the effect has been real and painful as the government has begun cutting $85 billion from its spending through the end of September.
April 4, 2013 Campus police decided to deactivate Holmes' student ID. His psychiatrist said she was worried because he was making "homicidal statements."
April 4, 2013 Roger Ebert's wife of more than 20 years, said he died with "no struggle, no pain, just a quiet, dignified transition."
April 4, 2013 Like fired coach Mike Rice, ESPN reports Martelli was videotaped shoving and verbally abusing players.
April 4, 2013 The adorable 9-year-old became an Internet star with a video urging the world to be more awesome. So far, his "pep talk" video has garnered 18 million views on YouTube.