The Latest: Harassment scandal scraps starry Amazon series
The Latest: De Niro, Julianne Moore and director David O. Russell agree to scrap Amazon series due to sex harassment scandal
Tom Brokaw, Colson Whitehead among new 'Library Lions'
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelists Michael Chabon and Colson Whitehead, former NBC anchorman Tom Brokaw, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden and theater director Robert Wilson have been cited by the New York Public Library as "Library Lions."
How a former baseball player's fight against ALS Ice Bucket Challenge internet sensation
It began with a simple idea: Fill a bucket with water, throw in some ice and dump it over your head -- all to raise money to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In summer 2014, the Ice Bucket Challenge flooded the internet, with people from Irish nuns to celebrities to entire pro
Hand in Hand benefit raised more than $55M for victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma
The Hand in Hand hurricane relief benefit is estimated to have raised more than $55 million for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The star-studded telethon was broadcast on Sept. 12 and raised $14 million in the first hour, organizers said today, and within a few hours increased that
Robin Roberts marks milestone 'birthday': 5 years since her bone marrow transplant
" Good Morning America ” co-anchor Robin Roberts is celebrating her fifth “birthday,” the anniversary of the day she received a lifesaving bone marrow transplant . "It's considered to be a rebirth," Roberts said on "GMA." "And I definitely felt that I was getting another chance at life." On this
Hand in Hand telethon raises more than $44 million for hurricane survivors
A-list celebrities came out in droves on Monday night to take part in the Hand in Hand hurricane relief benefit, which raised more than $44 million for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. During the telethon, Stephen Colbert announced that Apple was donating $5 million and Jimmy Fallon added
A-list stars join together for telethon benefiting victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
Some of the biggest names in entertainment will appear tonight on a telethon to benefit victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief" will be broadcast live from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST on all four networks, including ABC, and several cable channels. The
Ellen DeGeneres says she came into her 'own power' in the last decade
Ellen DeGeneres has been one of the most influential women on television since her show premiered in 2003. But the comedian admits she only became self-confident in the last decade. "I didn’t really come into my own power and understanding of who I am until probably the last 10 years," she said in
Reese Witherspoon: Why ambition for women can't be a 'dirty word'
Reese Witherspoon is one of the most talented and hardest working women in Hollywood, and she has an important message to spread: ambition is not a "dirty word." “I’m trying to take the stigma off the word so we encourage more little girls to be ambitious, because I do think that’s how society will
ABC part of multi-network telethon 'Hand in Hand' to benefit those affected by Hurricane Harvey
ABC will be part of a special, multi-network telethon to benefit those affected by Hurricane Harvey, "Good Morning America" announced Tuesday morning. It will be called "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief." With thousands displaced and countless others losing their homes in Texas