‘Boyz n the Hood' director and writer suffers stroke

Oscar-nominated director John Singleton, best known for the movies "Boyz n the Hood" and "Poetic Justice," is in intensive care at an undisclosed hospital after he suffered a stroke this week, his family said Saturday.

V.S. Naipaul, Nobel-winning novelist, dies at 85

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul, who was born in Trinidad but lived most of his life in England, died in his London home Saturday, Britain's Press Association reported, citing Naipaul's wife.

Commentary: Happy New Year!

Writer Ellen Foley returns to the keyboard to offer her perspectives on issues big and small in her regular column on Channel 3000.