2015 films you need to see: Anything by Kristen Wiig, 'Results' and more

Oh, no, not again. It's nearing the time for year-end lists and hearing from various guilds and groups to create a vague consensus over the best of this year's movies. (And music and restaurants and people and TV and everything.) Read more

Political impersonations, like Larry David's of Bernie Sanders, can affect a candidate's image

Except for what we see with our own eyes and hear with our own ears, the whole world is mediated. What we know comes to us filtered, reshaped, edited, redacted, translated, gussied up or dumbed down, spun, sampled, selected, dressed in a tuxedo or wearing a red nose. Read more

For cable networks, holiday movies are the gift that keeps on giving

Even Ebenezer Scrooge might have been impressed with how TV networks are profiting from holiday movies. Read more

France Soccer Champions League

Valbuena speaks out against Benzema in sex-tape scandal

Mathieu Valbuena has spoken out for the first time against France teammate Karim Benzema, who is facing charges of conspiracy to blackmail relating to an extortion scam. Read more

Spain Guitar Photo Gallery

AP PHOTOS: Famed Conde guitars still handmade in Madrid

Spanish flamenco guitars are known for their lightness, rich wood colors and full-bodied, crisp musical tones. Read more

Horoscopes for Friday, November 27, 2015


March 21-April 19

A special relationship goes through some important changes now, provided that you're willing to let that happen, Aries. If you're always rather reticent with someone you adore, this might be exactly the right time to bare your soul and tell them how you really feel about them. Alternatively, you could be astonished when you're on the receiving end of a romantic declaration.

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April 20-May 20
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Malta Canada

Queen Elizabeth II opens Commonwealth meeting in Malta

Queen Elizabeth II opened the Commonwealth summit Friday on the Mediterranean island of Malta — a meeting that this year will focus on climate change and the threat of extremist violence. Read more

Poland Polanski

Poland will not extradite Roman Polanski to the US

Poland will not extradite Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. in an almost 40-year-old case after prosecutors declined to challenge a court ruling against it. Read more

Leno appearing in Richmond in celebrity series finale

Jay Leno is appearing in Richmond next spring in an event being billed as a tribute to Officer Daniel Ellis, the Richmond police officer killed in the line of duty this month. Read more

Malia Obama College Choices

President's oldest daughter among those scoping out colleges

Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple. Read more