Oscar speeches by the numbers
In the past 30 years of Oscar acceptance speeches, whose speech has been the longest? Which category gets the most time to talk? And, perhaps more importantly, whom do the winners thank or mention the most? This analysis of every award speech given...
Shirley Temple's life and career, in an interactive timeline
Check out our interactive timeline on the life and career of Shirley Temple.
Key dates in Jay Leno's life and career
Jay Leno will step aside as “Tonight Show” host and be replaced by Jimmy Fallon. Leno has hosted the iconic late-night talk show for 22 years. Have a look at our Leno timeline.
New warnings as smoking rates drop
A new report from the U.S. Surgeon General's office says the nation is at a crossroads, celebrating decades of progress against the chief preventable killer but not yet poised to finish the job.
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Celebrities who died of drug overdose in their prime
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is the latest example of an entertainer who succumbed to drugs when he still had a lot to give. Here are some examples.
Team name controversy
The Washington Redskins have received pressure from Native American groups to change the team name. A look at teams that have changed or are considering changing their mascots and logos.
The Nobel Prize: History and winners
Established by Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, the Nobel Prizes have been handed out by award committees in Stockholm and Oslo since 1901. The winners always receive their awards on Dec. 10, the anniversary of Nobel’s death in 1896. Click here...
Can you pass the Emmy Awards quiz?
The Emmy Awards will be handed out on Sunday. Here's an interactive on the Emmy Awards that includes a quiz and a look at TV shows that got a large number of nominations but went home with few, if any, awards.
Health care calculator
This tool will help you estimate approximate costs and government subsidies with personally tailored results and details on how insurance payments might vary.
Interactive features on DC Naval Yard shooting
Get the latest information on the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard including a map of the area, information on the gunman and photos from the scene.
Learn how parbuckling works
As crews work to raise the capsized Costa Concordia ship in Italy, learn about the process -- known as parbuckling -- in the brief video here.
Effects of chemical weapons on humans
Explore this interactive feature that breaks down the effects of chemical weapons on humans. Additionally there is an overview of key events on the history of chemical warfare.