Nov 29, 2012 — There's more to Mexico than drug-related violence. The country's economy is actually doing well, due in part to solid exports to the U.S.
Oct 1, 2012 — The typical child in the U.S. is exposed to nearly four hours of background TV a day, a national survey finds. The youngest kids are exposed to the most, yet should watch the least, according to guidelines from pediatricians.
May 10, 2012 — On Thursday, some of Hollywood's top stars and deepest pockets will congregate at the Studio City, Calif., home of actor George Clooney to mingle with President Obama and raise money for his re-election campaign. At least one conservative group is deriding Obama as a "celebrity president."
Apr 27, 2012 — The Federal Communications Commission has approved a rule requiring TV stations to post details online about the amount of political advertising they air, and what they charge for the ads. For the first two years, the ruling applies only to major network affiliates in the nation's biggest markets.
Oct 22, 2011 — Research suggests that toddlers under 2 don't learn from television — and in fact, TV viewing, even in the background, could harm their development. But what about content on mobile screens? The answer may depend on how you're using them.
Sep 12, 2011 — Children who watched the fast-paced cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants did less well on tests of attention and memory, according to new research. Children who watched a slower PBS show, and children who colored, did better. Other studies have show long-term effects from fast-paced or violent shows.
Aug 3, 2011 — Now researchers have confirmed what many parents see every day: Kids love to use electronic devices at the same time. The multitasking can make it even more challenging to figure out how much time kids are spending in front of screens.
Apr 18, 2011 — Berlin-based photographer Stephan Tillmans turns off televisions like it's his job.
Oct 28, 2010 — James MacArthur, the man who was Danno to Jack Lord's Steve McGarrett on the 1970s television police drama Hawaii Five-O, died in Florida today, according to his agent.
Jan 12, 2010 — Mom always said watching lots of TV will rot your brain. Now, TV can uh, well, shorten your life as well.