Sally Field's relentless request for respect: 'The roles I cared about deeply I had to fight for'

Sally Field, in New York, was one of the recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors last month. (Photo for The Washington Post by Rebecca Miller)

Steven Spielberg was about to prevent her Mary Todd Lincoln from happening.

New BBC America documentary series tackles global change

A group of guanaco, close relatives to the llama, in Torres del Paines National Park in Chile are among the animals featured in the nature series

If sheer drama is what you crave on TV, look no further than the tale of a fearless mother at the far edge of South America

Theo James had a winding path to ‘Sanditon’ on ‘Masterpiece’

Theo James plays the complicated and judgmental male lead in the TV adaptation of Jane Austen's unfinished novel,

He majored in philosophy, accumulating a whopping student debt in the process. After graduation he had no idea what he was going to do.

Ken Jennings wins the ‘Jeopardy! Greatest of All Time’ tournament

Leading after two games by 10,419 points, Jennings correctly answered the Final Jeopardy! answer with “Who is Iago?” and had cautiously wagered no points.

Movie tip: "Little Women"

Greta Gerwig has done it again.

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A royal mess: Fiddling while the planet burns

Australia scorched by the most devastating wildfires ever, killing dozens of humans and a billion animals; glaciers melting 100 times faster than previously thought; Venice inundated by unimaginably high tidal floods; tornados of magnitudes never...

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