Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Not even U.S. President Barack Obama wants to see him go. But after informing and entertaining American viewers for 16 years, Jon Stewart will present his final episode of "The Daily Show" on Thursday.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra on Monday extended the contract of young Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons, hailing the warm reaction to his performances in his first year.
Poland lacks probable cause to extradite a Russian art dealer living in New York on criminal charges accusing him of knowing that an 18th-century painting taken from a Polish museum by the Nazis during World War II was stolen property when he inherited it from his father, a judge ruled Monday.
One Direction has proved that it is still going strong without Zayn Malik, with the boy band's new song breaking streaming records.
Action star Jackie Chan says he wants to work with his son Jaycee on a movie and an album as they mend their relationship after Jaycee was imprisoned on a drug charge.
A Picasso worth 25 million euros (US$27.4 million) and considered a national treasure by Spanish authorities -- who had barred it from being exported -- has been seized from a boat docked in Corsica, French authorities said Tuesday.
Midway through Alice Hoffman's latest novel, "The Marriage of Opposites" (Simon & Schuster), the mother of the great impressionist painter Camille Pissarro takes her 2-week-old son into the forest to find a medicine man she hopes can cure him of the malady that has kept him from eating or sleeping since birth.
Fans of American pop rock band Maroon 5 who missed the chance to pick up tickets to the band's Sept. 14 concert in Taipei can look forward to Aug. 9, when tickets to the band's extra concert will go on sale.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The world of showbiz was in mourning Sunday for Cilla Black after the death at 72 of the 1960s pop star, who was championed by The Beatles and later became one of the UK's best-loved television presenters.
An Australian museum said Monday it would exhibit what it believes is the best opal stone ever found -- a 6.0-centimeter multi-colored gem unearthed in the Outback named the Virgin Rainbow.