Saturday, July 12, 2014
Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Christie Brinkley and countless others, has died.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Lines to get on the new Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando Resort were more than seven hours long Tuesday — enough time to watch a couple of Harry Potter movies or for a fast reader to get through a Harry Potter book.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
In one fluid motion, Amri Aziz flings his oversized spinning top into the air and with a whip-like crack of rope sends it whirling for the next two hours.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Dressed in round black hats and bright red waistcoats, the huddled circle of men burst into song, their falsetto voices echoing across the mountain valley: “Yodelayheehoo.”
Monday, July 7, 2014
Vast crowds of revelers in high heels, wigs and figure-hugging dresses cavorted in the streets of Madrid on Saturday in what was billed as Europe's biggest gay pride parade.
When 72-year Rudi Evers talks about music being groovy, he means it literally. The German collector of old radios and electric music players has no time for new-fangled smartphones.
Carolyn Ngbokoli doesn't remember the sound of her mother's voice. She was just 19 when her mom died, and no recordings were left.
Nearly 800 players with dreams of World Series of Poker glory started a marathon toward poker's richest prize on Saturday — a guaranteed US$10 million payday and a place in history among the winners of the main event.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
A woman in Arkansas celebrated her 116th birthday Friday with cake, a party and a new title — she's now officially the oldest confirmed living American and second-oldest person in the world, the Gerontology Research Group said.