FROM Stephenie Meyer
Stephenie Meyer, from 'Twilight' to 'Austenland' Stephenie Meyer is most known as the author of the Twilight novels, which became a massive global phenomenon and spawned a successful film franchise. In the process, Meyer got a taste for making movies. She's now launched her own production company, Fickle Fish Films . Her first movie is Austenland , a romantic comedy starring Kerri Russell and based on the book by Shannon Hale . Meyer talks about going from the blockbuster world of Twilight to the indie world of Sundance and Austenland.
States allowed to strip federal funds from abortion clinics President Trump signed the law allowing states to block federal funding to family planning clinics that offer abortions. Critics say this could potentially devastate the health care network that low-income women rely on for birth control and other reproductive care.
Bassem Youssef and Sara Taksler on 'Tickling Giants' Known as the "Jon Stewart of Egypt," Bassem Youssef hosted a satirical news show that was the first of its kind in the Middle East. The show was immensely popular, until the military-backed government forced Youssef off the air and out of the country. Youssef and director Sara Taksler tell us about their documentary Tickling Giants, which profiles Youssef’s leap from heart surgeon to super star satirist.
How California gave birth to Trumpism California served as an incubator for the hard-line conservative thinking that helped propel Donald Trump to the White House. It’s an ideology birthed out of opposition to the liberal politics and multiculturalism that now dominate the state.
What does the Paris terrorist attack mean for Europe? There was another terrorist attack in Paris Thursday. A police officer was killed, two other officers were wounded, and the shooter was killed. Officials are calling the attack terrorism. There have been more than a half dozen terrorist attacks in France over the past two years.