Thursday, August 7, 2014
For years, librarians at a small central Illinois library gossiped that a tattered book lying on one of its shelves justifying racism may have been in the hands of none other than Abraham Lincoln, the Great Emancipator.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
New York City's streets are Trina Merry's studio, and the naked body is her canvas.
Move over Beverly Hills: image-conscious Brazil has overtaken the United States as the world's capital of cosmetic surgery.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Around 300 activists led a colorful parade through Hanoi on Sunday in the nation's largest ever gay pride event, as communist Vietnam shows signs of increasing tolerance of sexual difference.
For almost 50 years, “The Sound of Music” has captured the imagination of movie-goers and musical fans with its catchy tunes and lovable characters set against the stunning Austrian Alps.
Relatives and friends are gathering for the wedding of Robert Kennedy Jr. and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actress Cheryl Hines at the Kennedy compound on Cape Cod.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Once derided as a drink for destitute drunkards, Mexico's smoky-flavored mezcal liquor has come out of the shadows to become a trendy booze in fashionable bars from Mexico City to Sydney.
Friday, August 1, 2014
Isolated native people wearing loincloths and carrying bows and arrows have emerged from the Amazon rainforest and made contact with the outside world in a video released by Brazil's indigenous authority.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973.