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Shawn MacIver and Jimmy Moccia graduate from the Boston Police Academy today as the first gay couple to graduate from the academy.

June 17 2015 2:21 PM

The Twilight actress has fallen for her personal assistant, her mother tells a London newspaper.

June 14 2015 11:20 PM Updated

Social media users are sharing the 'breaking news' of McClanahan's death  which happened in 2010  by the thousands.

June 12 2015 7:09 AM

The actress, who's been in everything from Coyote Ugly to Prime Suspect, is a rare breed; she eschews labels but speaks honestly and openly about the woman she loves. 

June 05 2015 7:00 AM

Google Analytics reports show phrases like 'throwing shade' and 'sashay, away' have spiked on social media since the Logo show's debut.

June 03 2015 2:58 PM

When he was very, very young, Paul Zone captured the end of glam rock and the birth of the punk scene in downtown New York.

May 26 2015 4:00 AM

The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician and his wife, portrayed in the Oscar-winning film A Beautiful Mind, were killed in a car accident Saturday.

May 25 2015 5:40 PM