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"Fixer Upper" star Chip Gaines named in fraud lawsuit

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“Fixer Upper” star Chip Gaines is being sued by two of his former business partners, who are claiming Gaines purchased their stakes in his real estate company two days before announcing that HGTV would prominently feature the brand name on national television, reports CBS affiliate KWTX-TV in Waco, Texas. Lawyers John …

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Daryl Hall and John Oates: No end in sight

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“One On One” was one big hit for Hall and Oates back in the day — and just one of the songs that keep the duo much in demand to this day. Here’s Serena Altschul, For The Record:  The video for “Maneater” may be dated, but the music definitely holds …

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The real Einstein

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e=mc2 is an equation made famous by Albert Einstein. His mind-bending theories have long been the stuff of textbooks. Now, Faith Salie tells us, the complexities of his life have become the stuff of a made-for-TV series: In scientific circles, stars don’t get any bigger than Albert Einstein. (Not on …

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Book excerpt: "Killers of the Flower Moon"

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The latest New York Times bestseller from author David Grann (“The Lost City of Z”) tells the terrible true story of how a vast oil deposit found on an Indian reservation in the 1920s precipitated fraud and murder. The seemingly worthless land of the Osage Nation, a remote territory in …

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Lopez stuns in dress at Billboard Latin Music Awards

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Jennifer Lopez might have topped her 2000 Grammy Awards dress on Thursday night.  The singer, who is often credited with popularizing the barely-there dress trend, arrived at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami donning a black dress by Julien Macdonald with a plunging neckline, open sheer panels and a …

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Tribeca reviews: Quixotic quests for justice in America

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Two new documentaries which had their premieres at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival (running though April 30) offer inside looks at men engaged in two very different kinds of missions with an equal amount of passion: “True Conviction” features three former inmates fighting to free the wrongly-convicted from prison, while …

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Netflix hit "13 Reasons Why" faces tough criticism

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A controversial Netflix series is prompting schools to warn parents about the risks of teen suicide.  “13 Reasons Why” tells the fictional story of 17-year-old Hannah Baker, a troubled high school student who takes her own life. She leaves behind a series of audio tapes describing the “13 reasons why” …

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