Tales of war leave out half the story much of the time:
Angelina Jolie keeps quite the busy travel schedule. And though it's often for work, her current trip is in line with her desire to keep her three adopted children familiar with their roots.
The actress and activists travels to Libya "to express solidarity"
Shiloh, Zahara and Viv (along with the guys)) caught a showing of the movie in London
The actress says the only thing she's focusing on right now is her directorial debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey
Brad and Angelina's eldest tries haggis!
Their latest estate features 10 acres of ponds, flowers and roaming cows
The duo hit London's biggest toy store the day before Maddox turns 10
The actress's adopted children each hang their country's flag above their beds
Local law requires couples to be married by their mayor or to get permission for a religious ceremony
Contrary to reports (again!), the couple have no plans to wed in the immediate future, sources tell PEOPLE
With the kids in tow, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt adventured to a marine-themed park
The actress marks World Refugee Day by speaking out about asylum seekers fleeing Africa
Actress Angelina Jolie receives special access to Syrian refugees huddled in camps on the Turkish border.
Actress Angelina Jolie, a longtime goodwill ambassador for the U.N. refugee agency, arrived in southern Turkey on Friday to visit Syrian refugees, a high-profile trip focusing attention on misery faced by ordinary citizens who have escaped violence in turbulent Syria.
Angelina Jolie and the kids join Brad Pitt on location in Malta
Actress Angelina Jolie, a longtime goodwill ambassador for the United Nations' refugee agency, will be headed to Turkey this week to visit Syrian refugees, Turkey's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
Kung Fu Panda 2 has an adoption theme, a topic hardly off-limits in the Jolie-Pitt house
Jolie says her new ink represents her partner's birthplace: Shawnee, Oklahoma
The stars are set to flock to the south of France as the film festival opens Wednesday
The actress says costar Jack Black earns more laughs from her children
Next month's film festival will also feature a special tribute to Elizabeth Taylor
The seventh line of coordinates on the star's arm may point to Brad Pitt's birthplace
But a source insists tattoo No. 7 doesn't relate to a seventh child
As their six kids grow up, the glam couple embraces "organized chaos," says a source
With the kids in tow, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt spend Sunday out in New Orleans
Johnny Depp, Zac Efron and Adam Sandler also collect awards
The stars' charitable gift will help injured animals in Namibia
The couple and their kids spend the holiday at an animal preserve in Africa
The actress and her globetrotting family will spend the holidays traveling
Angelina Jolie tells how being on "Larry King Live" helped her land the lead role in "Changeling."
The comedian claims she's been making fun of Jolie since long before she befriended Jennifer Aniston
The star doesn't really understand people's obsession with her, but sees light at the end of the tunnel
"Staying strong as a couple keeps the kids in an even better place," says the working mom
"She was her usual beautiful self and he was handsome and friendly," says an observer
"They came, they said, because Clint Eastwood recommended the restaurant," chef Guy Savoy tells PEOPLE
"I was so pleased to find that she is incredibly normal" but with a wicked sense of humor, he says
The family bookends a fun-filled Sunday in Paris with a hot-air-balloon ride and a riverboat cruise
The stars take Zahara and Shiloh to pick up gifts for Pax and Knox
"But the kids are so enthusiastic anytime I cook," the busy mom admits
The couple pamper Pax and Zahara with historic thermal baths - and McDonalds
As she makes her directorial debut, Jolie asks critics to wait and see for themselves
The actress gets some support while directing her debut film in Budapest
The actress shoots her directorial debut in Hungary with Oscar-winning producer Graham King
The family are staying in Budapest while Jolie works on her directorial debut
Jolie-Pitt clan, sans Brad, has moved to Budapest where Angelina is working on her directorial debut
Check out a newly-released trailer where the actor finds himself in danger after falling for Jolie
The star says "of course" she doesn't support a plan to burn the Muslim holy book
Amid the overwhelming flood disaster in Pakistan, the world has "no choice but to be optimistic and to have hope" that things can improve there, actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie told CNN Wednesday.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks to Angelina Jolie in Pakistan as she makes a desperate plea for flood victims.
Directing movies has gone exceptionally well for many leading men in Hollywood. Clint Eastwood has been nominated for the Best Director Oscar four times, and Warren Beatty, Robert Redford, and Kevin Costner have all gotten Oscar nods for stepping behind the camera. Oh, and George Clooney didn't do too shabby with his directorial debut, "Good Night, and Good Luck," did he?
The actress steps behind the camera for a movie set during the Bosnian war
The actress and mom revels in the "beautiful chaos" of meal prep, but has to remind the kids she's not a waitress
The UN goodwill ambassador wants to go to Pakistan and "do what we can"
It's hard to think about humanitarian travel without picturing Angelina Jolie and other high-profile volunteers. But how much do celebrities contribute to the growing appetite for volunteering away from home and is it all positive?
Being surrounded by love - and her kids - is what supplies the star's glow
She's glad she and Brad Pitt have a few more years to grow a great relationship with them before they are teens
Angelina Jolie tells fans why she and her Salt character are both "a little off"
Angelina Jolie talks about motherhood and how she doesn't watch her own movies because she can't 'sit still well.'
You will need more than a pinch of salt to swallow the incredible twists and turns of Angelina Jolie's new spy thriller, but it's a kick just trying to keep pace with it.
Heading to Texas to shoot a TV show, the Oscar winner says he plans to Skype
Britain's News of the World pays for falsely reporting the couple's split
The Blind Side actor also praises his previous crush, Sandra Bullock, for her "unconditional love"
The actress tells PEOPLE that, as parents, "Not one of us is softer than the other"
Following PenÃ©lope Cruz and Javier Bardem's recent nuptials, who will be next to tie the knot?
"They are very aware that nothing's missing," the Salt star says of her six children
The children help, but says Jolie, "a relationship won't hold if it's only about the kids"
Any movie marketer thinking that the forthcoming film about a female Russian sleeper spy might be helped by recent headlines should take those thoughts with a grain of "Salt."
The actress says it's tough enough keeping up with six kids' needs and quirks - like Shiloh wanting to be a boy
There was a time when if a white actor or actress was cast in the role of a character of color, there was very little outcry.
"Having a home, a place we belong, a place we feel safe, is something most of us take for granted," the actress says
What about BeyoncÃ© or Natalie Portman? Vote for which actress could fill the royal slippers best
Andrew Morton's latest celebrity tell-all is out Aug. 3
William and Jane Pitt have their hands full in Venice with Maddox, Pax, Zahara and Shiloh
The Salt star says she does her own stunts because her "kids will like it"
A source close to the actress says reports that she is expecting a seventh child are "totally false"
The Date Night star wants to make something very clear: No wife swapping!
In a new trailer for her upcoming action film, the actress escapes captors on foot and motorcycle
It's official. Angelina Jolie has signed on to play medical examiner Kay Scarpetta in an as-of-yet untitled movie based on Patricia Cornwell's 17-book series.
She also has lunch with her sons on break from filming The Tourist
"He says Angie and Brad are the world's greatest parents," Voight's rep tells PEOPLE
After reuniting with her father over the weekend, Angelina Jolie continues work on her upcoming film
The previously estranged Voight joins his daughter and grandchildren in Venice
The family indulged in some gelato at Angelina's favorite parlor
The Jolie-Pitts take the whole family to Italy, where Angelina will shoot The Tourist with Johnny Depp
Despite valiant human rights work on behalf of Angelina Jolie to make "the other woman" not look like a big ol' jerk, the truth is most people still think "the other woman" is ... well, a big ol' jerk.
Watch the entire interview with Angelina Jolie on Amanpour, CNN International 2100 CET Friday; CNN Sunday 2 p.m EST.
Actress Angelina Jolie says she feels passionate about Haiti, whose "extraordinary" people are inspiring her with their resilience after the devastating earthquake one month ago.
She heads to the devastated country following a visit with survivors in a Dominican Republic hospital
The couple's lawyer says news reports of an impending breakup are "unequivocally" false
They snuck in through the kitchen, held hands through the evening and laughed heartily at each other's jokes. To many witnesses of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's recent surprise date at the Directors Guild of America Awards, the pair's affection was the real deal.
Forget the rumors: Their date-night affection "was nothing you could fake," says a source
The couple "look like they're having a fun time" at the Directors Guild Awards, an observer says
Plus: Pitt and Jolie will not attend the Academy Awards, according to a source
"Everything is fine," between Pitt and Jolie, a source tells PEOPLE amid rumors first reported in a British tabloid
Maddox, Zahara and Shiloh will each inherit $100K in trust fund set up by Marcheline Bertrand
The generous couple gave to American SOS Children's Villages for the holidays
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