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George Clooney's Twitter-Age Diplomacy, Presidential Aspirations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

George Clooney, currently perhaps Hollywood's most famous lothario, opened up to Newsweek about balancing Hollywood rigmarole with his diplomatic ende...

Everybody Eats Where? In New York, Sant Ambroeus Madison

Mara Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Mara Gibbs

Reserve a seat at one of Sant Ambroeus' candle lit tables and you might catch the likes of Bono, Lenny Kravitz, Harrison Ford or Matt Dillon, all of whom I have seen many times dining there.

Ending World Hunger Is Possible -- Davos iIs Part of the Process

Perry Yeatman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Perry Yeatman

History has shown that investing in agriculture drives a virtuous cycle. The lessons are clear, but there is a missing ingredient -- more action! That's what I'll be pushing for at Davos and I hope others will not only listen but get engaged.

Beck Meets Bono, Raves About Spider-Man Musical AGAIN

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck took his devotion for the Spider-Man musical to a whole new level when he met Bono, the co-writer of the show's music, and gave him suggest...

GOP Congresswoman Caught In Sexually Suggestive Photos

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.), widow of former congressman and musician Sonny Bono, was recently caught in a set of sexually suggestive photos with a...

Spine-tingling"Spiderman"--for All the Wrong Reasons

Melanie Chartoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melanie Chartoff

As "Spiderman" the Spectacle careens toward its opening, despite costly delays, a cacophony of controversies, serious human and technical mishaps and ...

More Problems For 'Spider-Man' | PATRICK HEALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It's supposed to be the biggest, costliest, splashiest show of the Broadway season, but so far it's just the most troubled. Executives with "Spider-Ma...

Let Broadway's Spider Man Finish What It Started

Barbie Zelizer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Barbie Zelizer

We need to turn off the spotlight that has driven the moral panic over Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, long enough for them to do what they need to do without being watched, debated and criticized.

Cote D'Ivoire, Celebrities and Aid

Tom Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

Now is the perfect time for Bono, Clooney, Jolie and company to step up and speak out against the stolen election and human rights abuses in Cote D'Ivoire.

John Lennon, Bono, and Belafonte: Lessons in Celebrity Activism

Mark Engler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Engler

Effective celebrity activists use their fame to bring attention and credibility to legitimate representatives of social movements. That, in a nutshell, is my standard of celebrity activism done right.

Who's in Control?

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marian Salzman

This is the tenth in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide ...

Bono Helps the Irish

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Who Needs Superman?

Morgan Pehme | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Morgan Pehme

Anyone who feels inconsolable about the future of America's public school system should visit the headquarters of City Year New York for a bit of cheering up.

PHOTOS: CULTUREZOHN: Jean Pigozzi's Gagosian Gallery Show, Johnny STOP!

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-11-12-muham.jpgIf memoir is the art form du jour of twenty first century art, then Johnny Pigozzi is the master of photo-memoir, shameless in his pursuit of the beautiful people.

Last Night: Socialites Save The Music, Plus A Full House Reunion (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New Yorkers were out in full swing last night--quite literally for Goldie Hawn who danced with honoree Youssou N'Dour at the 2010 Malaria No More Bene...

Bono And The Edge Party In Istanbul

X17 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Tonight may be all about business when U2 takes the stage for a show at Istabul's Olympic Stadium, but last night it was purely pleasure with Bono dou...

10 Celebs Who Give A Whole Lot Back

Reader's Digest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

These actors, singers and personalities are top earners and top philanthropists. See where they are giving back all across the globe....

Largest & Longest Study: New Treatment Law Helps Mentally Ill Avoid Incarceration, Homelessness and Hospitalization

DJ Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
DJ Jaffe

The Halloween triple-murder in Bono, Ohio of William Liske, Jr., his wife Susan, and son Derrick has again focused the public's attention on what to d...

U2 Working On 'Club-Sounding' Album

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — You too will dance to U2. Bono tells Rolling Stone that the band is working on "club-sounding" album....

Angelique Kidjo and "The Sound of the Drum"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Beninoise singer Angelique Kidjo has had a spectacular year. In April she released her newest album, OYO, where she revisited the music that inspired ...

Pneumonia's Final Verse

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

A quick Google News search this morning using the term "pneumonia" brought up a bunch of stories. Most of them were about Canadian folk singer Bruce C...

'The Crisis Caravan': Charity's Road to Hell?

Peter Christian Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Christian Hall

We should ask more questions about where public and private contributions are going.

Dear Oprah: So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen... Good-bye Already

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Meredith C. Carroll

When Oprah announced this would be the last season of her celebrated talk show, millions of rabid viewers prayed it was just a ploy. And now, it's feeling painfully like her show might actually never end.

How Bono Is Undermining African Entrepreneurs

Magatte Wade | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magatte Wade

African poverty will not be alleviated by well-intentioned rock stars creating African pity brands - and then producing the goods in China because they can't get Africans to produce adequate quality goods.

U2 in Istanbul: Turkey on the World's Stage

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

U2's Turkish debut marks a lot of firsts: the band's first show in Turkey, their first meeting with the Turkish Prime Minister, the first rock concert...