Wednesday, September 24, 2014
“Downton Abbey,” the British period drama that has attracted a cult following worldwide, is back this week, with 8.4 million Britons watching the first episode of the new series.
The backstory of Batman's many villains came to life Monday in a new U.S. television drama series that Fox hopes will help lift its prime-time ratings out of the doldrums.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Poles have long been a staple of smoky strip clubs, but the women scaling and swinging from them in Las Vegas earlier this month weren't doing it for dollar bills.
The young-adult adaptation “The Maze Runner” raced to the top of the box-office with US$32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.
Clutching their preserve jars, Tupperware boxes and cloth shopping bags, Berliners can now buy their groceries package-free in a “precycling” first for the environmentally switched-on city.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original “Cape Fear” and the first woman president in “Kisses for My President,” died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84.
The guitarist for U2 finally has an edge in getting his long-planned compound of mansions built in the mountains above Malibu.
It's danced to Tchaikovsky's famous melody, but it's not your traditional Christmas Nutcracker: the Joburg Ballet has set it in the Kalahari desert among ancient Bushmen paintings.
Pope Francis warned during a visit to Albania on Sunday that religion can never be used to justify violence, making apparent reference to the bloodshed wreaked by the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.