Sunday, June 1, 2014
A U.S.-born singer of northern Mexican “banda” music has been shot to death at a restaurant in the border state of Sonora.
Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco announced Friday that they are expecting their first child, who will be heir to the tiny principality.
Friday, May 30, 2014
Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on the printed page, the stage, screen and the inaugural dais, has died, her son said. She was 86.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
A Guatemalan woman who used to pick coffee and tend sheep — and who will turn 121 in November — could be the world's oldest by far, a national newspaper reported Tuesday.
The British media maintained a blackout Wednesday on a photograph showing the bare bottom of Prince William's wife Kate, despite the picture being used in other countries.
Pharrell Williams says everyone should be able to celebrate their joy — including Iranian youths who were arrested for posting an Internet video of them dancing to his song “Happy.”
A young American's bachelor party got the unexpected gift of sage advice from a last-minute guest: deadpan comic actor Bill Murray.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Herb Jeffries, the jazz singer and actor who performed with Duke Ellington and was known as the “Bronze Buckaroo” in a series of all-black 1930s Westerns, died of heart failure Sunday morning at a Los Angeles hospital. He was 100.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Bunny Yeager, a model turned pin-up photographer who helped jump-start the career of then-unknown Bettie Page, died Sunday, her agent said. She was 85 years old.
Monday, May 26, 2014
Donald Levine, the Hasbro toy company executive credited as the father of G.I. Joe for developing the world's first action figure, has died. He was 86.