Monday, July 7, 2014
The Dalai Lama Sunday reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims, in a speech to tens of thousands of devotees to mark his 79th birthday.
Paul McCartney returned to a concert stage Saturday after being sidelined for two months because of a virus, spinning out songs from the Beatles, Wings and a solo career that has spanned more than 50 years of rock 'n' roll.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris, a household name in Britain and Australia for decades, was jailed Friday for five years and nine months for a string of sexual assaults against girls.
Broadway and television casting director Barry Moss, who helped cast nearly 90 Broadway and touring productions, including the 1980 revival of “West Side Story,” “Nine,” “Torch Song Trilogy” and “The Who's Tommy,” has died. He was 74.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Actress Lindsay Lohan is suing the creators of “Grand Theft Auto V” (GTA V) over a character she contends is an unsanctioned virtual version of herself.
Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. He was 97.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Pope Francis canceled a planned visit to one of Rome's main hospitals Friday, the third time this month the 77-year-old has skipped or scaled back an event due to illness or fatigue.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Taiwanese singer-actress Vivian Hsu (徐若萱) on Sunday tied the knot with her Singaporean fiance, businessman Sean Lee, at a romantic ceremony in Bali, Indonesia.
British musician Elton John described Pope Francis as “wonderful” in an interview on Sunday in which he said Jesus would support gay marriage.
Monday, June 30, 2014
A former aspiring model who accused several Hollywood figures of sexually abusing him as a child dropped a third lawsuit on Saturday, leaving only one suit open against “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer.