Grand Ole Opry installs 2 new tours

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Darius Rucker’s surprise invitation to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry is a moment he says he will always cher…

‘Newsroom’ cast on critics, season 2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even the star of HBO’s drama “The Newsroom” admits that season one had its growing pains. Creator Aaron Sorkin’s show-abo…

Larkin puts conservation in business terms

“Environmental Debt” (Palgrave Macmillan), by Amy Larkin Money doesn’t grow on trees, especially not when you’ve cut down all the trees to r…

‘Big Brother’ heats up summer week

NEW YORK (AP) — Racially insensitive language hurt some cast members’ reputations in the CBS game “Big Brother,” but it may not have been ba…