"American Sniper" stormed the box office this past weekend with $105 million in ticket sales. Not since the Rambo movies have so many farmers and ranch hands buddy-upped to the popcorn counter. As much as I adore Bradley Cooper, I won't be seeing the movie. I can't see it.
Shortly after his tweet proclaiming "snipers aren't heroes" netted a barrage of criticism, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore tried to explain where that sentiment came from -- his war veteran father.
The logistics of putting James Holmes on trial Tuesday is as staggering as the carnage he allegedly committed in a crowded movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, in July 2012, when 12 people were killed and 58 others injured in gunfire.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of the religious freedom claims of a prisoner in Arkansas who wanted to grow a beard in accordance with his Muslim faith, but was blocked by the Department of Corrections' policy that forbids beards except for diagnosed dermatological problems.