With the recent release of two thrillers, “Prisoners” and “Gravity,” there has been a rollercoaster of emotions at the movies. But it looks like Hollywood is just getting started. With a visceral wallop, Paul Greengrass’ “Captain Phillips” has cleared its moorings and launched itself onto the short list of the year’s best films.
The U.S. government's aggressive prosecution of leaks and efforts to control information are having a chilling effect on journalists and government whistle-blowers, according to a report released Thursday on U.S. press freedoms under the Obama administration.
Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro may have died from auto-erotic asphyxiation, not suicide, and two prison guards falsified logs documenting their observation of him in the hours before he died, the state said Thursday.
Former congressman and New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner said Wednesday that lawmakers were playing politics with the economy in the fight over the budget impasse and raising the nation's debt limit.