Saturday, August 15, 2015
As U.S. President Barack Obama lounged with his family on a Massachusetts beach Thursday, the White House released a list of six books that he took on vacation.
A diamond and gold pendant Elvis Presley gave Sammy Davis Jr. was among 160 authenticated artifacts sold Thursday evening during an auction at the King of Rock `n' Roll's longtime Memphis, Tennessee, home.
Friday, August 14, 2015
An Idaho house where Ernest Hemingway wrote his last works before killing himself in the main entryway in 1961 has been listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
"La Coiffeuse," a cubist work by Picasso worth about US$15 million, will be returned to France where it was stolen 17 years ago, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Movie star, comedian and Grammy-winning musician Steve Martin will be honored by the International Bluegrass Music Association with a distinguished achievement award.
The Elvis Presley "Forever" stamp is going on sale shortly at U.S. post offices.
Stargazers will have the opportunity to see the Perseid meteor shower, thanks to low interference from moonlight, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said Wednesday.
A Taiwanese artist donated his latest work made from discarded steel cables to Karlsruhe as a gift to the German city that is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year.
Concert pianist Rueibin Chen (陳瑞斌), one of Taiwan's best-known musical exports, performed July 25 at the Orange County Summer Music Festival in the United States.
Some jobs in Japan, a nation known for its poor record on gender equality, have been off limits to women for ages. The sushi counter, for one.