Friday, July 25, 2014
Plans are in the works to name a school after Michael Jackson in the late pop star's Midwestern hometown.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
More than 700 million women alive today were married before they turned 18, the United Nations' children agency said Tuesday, as it co-hosts a London summit calling for more progress to end child marriages and the practice of female genital mutilation.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Centenarian jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died Saturday at his home in New Orleans, just days after celebrating his 103rd birthday on July 17 with friends and family in the French Quarter.
Sunday, July 20, 2014
As former first lady Laura Bush gazed at the elegant knee-length Oscar de la Renta dress and coat she wore to the swearing-in ceremony at her husband's 2005 inauguration, she recalled that white turned out to be the perfect color choice.
Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the NFL's Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale process told The Associated Press on Friday.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
South African Nobel Prize-winning writer and anti-apartheid activist Nadine Gordimer, who became an icon through her unique insights into the country's social agonies, has died at the age of 90.
Hollywood star and U.N. refugee envoy Angelina Jolie has accepted an invitation to visit the small island of Nauru where Australia sends asylum-seekers for processing and resettlement, the government said Monday.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan praised compatriot Wole Soyinka, the 1986 Nobel literature prize laureate who turns 80 on Sunday, for using his talents to promote good governance.