Giving to charities plunged last year in the midst of the recession, but people still find ways to contribute.
Colin Firth talks with The Takeaway about why it's easy for audiences to relate to England's King George VI in the new film, "The King's Speech."
The United States pioneered much of the internet. But US broadband connections now lag far behind much of the rest of the world.
The new book, "The Killing of Crazy Horse" explains the prejudice behind the warrior's death.
So-called "species seekers" have risked their lives, sabotaged others, and changed the way people think of the world and themselves.
Author Fran Lebowitz shares her tough read on today's culture in Scorsese's new documentary, "Public Speaking."
With big, bipartisan support, the Senate just passed a new food safety bill. The actual costs of the bill may be underestimated.
Young Somali-Americans are struggling to find their own identities in a confusing mix of cultures, just like many other immigrant communities.
Video games guide the hero in Salman Rushdie's newest book, "Luka and the Fire of Life."
A new program aims to curb terrorism and fight the Taliban by teaching former Taliban fighters to make bread.