Monday, February 24, 2014
Maria von Trapp, the last surviving member and second-eldest daughter of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria was the basis for “The Sound of Music,” has died. She was 99.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Steve Jobs, Snoopy, John Lennon and gay rights icon Harvey Milk will likely soon share a distinct American honor: their own U.S. postage stamps.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Britain's News of the World tabloid paid out 250,000 pounds for an exclusive interview with Hollywood prostitute Divine Brown after she was caught performing oral sex on actor Hugh Grant, the phone-hacking trial heard on Thursday.
The son of legendary Delta bluesman Robert Johnson can keep profits from the only two known photographs of his father, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
A former money manager to celebrities including Leonardo DiCaprio and Ben Affleck has been arrested again on fraud charges.
James Taylor still has Carolina in his mind these days.
Taiwanese Mandopop singer Jam Hsiao (蕭敬騰), who narrowly escaped being splashed with urine and feces last October, received a threatening letter on Friday, according to the company that represents him.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
A musician arrested on heroin-possession charges amid an investigation into Philip Seymour Hoffman's death hopes to resolve the case with treatment, according to a court filing Tuesday.
Mavis Gallant, the Montreal-born writer who carved out an international reputation as a master short-story author while living in Paris for decades, died Tuesday at age 91, her publisher said.