Sunday, November 17, 2013
William Weaver, one of the world's most honored and widely read translators who helped introduce English-language readers to the works of Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino and many other Italian writers, has died.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Premier Jiang Yi-huah said Friday he regretted the controversy over singer-songwriter Deserts Chang's display of the national flag at a recent concert and hoped that China's people could better understand Taiwan through further exchanges.
Friday, November 15, 2013
Britain's Prince Charles turned 65 while traveling in India on Thursday and his staff teased him with a cake in the shape of a free bus pass, which he can now claim as a pensioner.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The mounting death toll in the Philippines weighed heavily on the minds of George Clooney and Idris Elba, honored at the Britannia Awards Saturday night in Los Angeles.
Monday, November 11, 2013
Despite sporadic fall showers and the muggy Florida sun, U.S. President Barack Obama hit the greens Saturday with a former NBA star at the ritzy golf club where the comedy “Caddyshack” was filmed.
25-year-old Venezuelan television presenter, Gabriela Isler, on Saturday was crowned Miss Universe in Moscow in a glittering ceremony.
DJ Afrojack, a Dutch native, says he's thoroughly enjoying playing host to some of the world's biggest pop stars, such as Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke and Bruno Mars, as they descend upon Amsterdam for the MTV European Music Awards.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
On the screen, Chris Hemsworth battles aliens as superhero Thor. But this day, his wounds are of the domestic variety.
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Jimmy Kimmel brought tears to the eyes of many children recently. But they weren't tears of joy.
Monday, November 4, 2013
In a quiet, tree-lined suburb of New York City sits an unassuming brick ranch house that many musicians consider hallowed ground.