Sunday, November 30, 2014
Roberto Gomez Bolanos, the iconic Mexican comedian who wrote and played the boy television character “El Chavo del Ocho” that defined a generation for millions of Latin American children, died Friday at age 85.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Despite media speculation that pop singer Jay Chou (周杰倫) will get married Jan. 18 since he openly revealed his romance with model Hannah Quinlivan, his own record and management company has confirmed only that he will have two wedding banquets — one at home and one overseas.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
As Bill Cosby's standup tour crumbled with cancellations, the embattled entertainer joked about his usual subjects of family, wives and childhood Friday to a cheering audience that greeted him with a standing ovation as he took the stage and another when he finished.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Veteran U.S. comedian Jerry Seinfeld is not autistic, he said in comments reported Thursday, two weeks after he'd suggested he was on the autism spectrum.
David Greer, a doctor who co-founded a group that won the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize for working to prevent nuclear war and who helped transform the medical school at Brown University, has died. He was 89.
The Swiss researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that causes Lyme disease has died in Montana.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Australian actor and “Thor” avenger Chris Hemsworth is the world's sexiest man, the U.S. magazine People said Thursday.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Ken Takakura, a craggy-faced, quiet star known for playing outlaws and stoic heroes in scores of Japanese films, has died of lymphoma. He was 83.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Singer-songwriter JJ Lin (林俊傑) and actress Janine Chang (張鈞甯) are set to depart for Haiti late Sunday night to participate in a charity event there to help children.
Television writer-producer Glen Larson, whose works include “Magnum, P.I.” and “Battlestar Galactica,” has died of cancer at age 77.