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The Day Chris Kyle Died: Text Messages and Terror in the ‘American Sniper’s’ Final Hours With Killer Eddie Ray Routh

The movie, nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars, deliberately left out the death of its hero. But now we have a guilty verdict in the disturbing trial of Eddie Ray Routh, the troubled soldier who…

The Sad, Strange Family Battle Over Radio Legend Casey Kasem

Amid competing charges of cruelty and neglect and with an $80 million fortune at stake, the "American Top 40" legend's children tell why they have waged a legal war against their stepmother for the…

U2 Interview: Oscar Hopes, That Unfinished Album, Anxiety About Staying Relevant

The world's biggest band tackles politics, technology and now, with an Oscar-nominated song, Hollywood: "We don't want to ever be a heritage act. It might happen, but we'll go kicking and screaming…

Ain’t It Cool’s Harry Knowles: The Cash-Strapped King of the Nerds Plots a Comeback

The founder of the once-renegade movie site, who earned the admiration of Peter Jackson and Steve Jobs, is struggling for money and relevance in the wild media landscape he helped to create.