Sunday, October 26, 2014
Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.
Rock star Elton John teamed up with the Obama administration Friday to launch a new US$7 million fund to provide access to HIV services in South Africa.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Patrick Bruel has long been a face of French popular culture and one of his country's most successful musicians.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Police found a body Thursday feared to be that of U.S. actress Misty Upham, who appeared in “Django Unchained” and 2013's “August: Osage County,” officials said.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Alicia Keys held a protest in New York City on Tuesday to raise awareness about the 200-plus Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in April.
In 1953, at the height of the Cold War, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg died in the electric chair after being convicted of conspiring to pass secrets about the atomic bomb to the Soviets. The government's star witness at their trial: Ethel's own brother, David Greenglass.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi told AFP he believes child labor can be eradicated in his lifetime, calling for everyone in the world to “take a stand” against the practice no matter their cultural background.
Lindsay Lohan pouts from the billboards of London's West End theater district, where the Hollywood wildchild is making her stage debut in a bid to relaunch a career eclipsed by her off-screen antics.
Hollywood legend Arnold Schwarzenegger has gone from being the “Terminator” to the “Innovator,” France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Saturday, praising him for his work to prevent climate change.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Viola Davis told a crowd of Hollywood luminaries that her drive to end childhood hunger is fueled by memories of growing up in “abject poverty,” stealing and crawling through maggot-filled garbage bins to get food.