Monday, December 2, 2013
African superstar and king of Congolese rumba Tabu Ley Rochereau died on Saturday aged 76 in a hospital in Belgium, his family said.
Peter Kaplan, the former editor of The New York Observer who hired a then-unknown Candace Bushnell to write a column called “Sex and the City,” has died. He was 59.
Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger could soon see some of his jewelry, clothes and other belongings on the auction block.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Paul Walker, the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series, died Saturday in a car crash that killed one other person north of Los Angeles, his publicist said. He was 40.
Easily broken and frequently lost, the humble umbrella is not usually seen as a luxury item. But for Frenchman Michel Heurtault, whose creations can sell for thousands of euros, that is exactly what they are.
A new U.S. whiskey reaches a new height in pricing, at nearly US$4,000 per bottle and an expected US$350 per shot.
Holly Maniatty creates music — for the deaf.
Naked artists posing as cavorting nymphs and satyrs star in a new exhibition that opened in Italy this week which features adapted images of some of the eye-catching erotic frescoes from the ancient Roman city of Pompeii.
Ajike “Saint Jerry” Njoku says he wants to reveal the largely untold journey that African immigrants have undertaken in China over the past decade.
Old-time Elvis Presley fans and lots of newer, younger ones flocked to a new exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Friday to see his stylish ID bracelet, custom-made motorcycle, eye-catching rings and military mementos.