The final Harry Potter film, the eighth overall, debuted in London, closing out a series that has grossed more than $6.4 billion at the box office and sold over 400 million books. The film is set to open in the U.S. on July 15.
With Janet Reitman's new book "Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion," building up steam, take a look at some of the most well-known, and most surprising, celebrity Scientologists.
The space shuttle Atlantis landed for the final time Thursday at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, marking the end of the 30-year U.S. space shuttle program. STS-135 was the 33rd and final flight for the Atlantis vehicle, which spent 307 days in space, orbited Earth 4,848 times and traveled 125,935,769 miles.
High school and university students staged a "Kiss in" outside the palaces of the city courts in Conception, Chile in response to Presient Pinera's announcement on new government policies for education on July 6, 2011. Thousands of students and teachers began protesting in cities across Chile in April, demanding improvements to the education system.
It looks as if there's almost no end in sight to the fight over the debt ceiling and just what will be done to combat the deficit in Washington, with Republican and Democratic leaders sparring against each other in Congress and in the press.
Which of Hollywood's biggest stars raked in the most cash for their efforts? Has the old guard maintained their hold on the biggest paychecks, or have some of the younger up-and-comers seized the crown? Find out, as Forbes has released the 10 highest-paid actresses in the business.
It's hard to imagine that there could be any media magnet quite like the Casey Anthony case, but one has only to look at the last few sensational trials to realize that there's nothing the media loves more than a potential criminal in the limelight.
Fireworks illuminated the skies across the United States as the nation celebrated its 235th birthday on July 4, 2011. Celebrations culminated in Washington, D.C., the nations capitol, with the National Independence Day Parade, and a concert on the National Mall featuring performances by Steve Martin, and Little Richard.
On the final leg of their royal tour, Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, visited a Calgary Stampede preview during a government of Canada reception in Calgary, Alberta, July 7, 2011.
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