Thursday, September 18, 2014
Leonardo DiCaprio's movie roles have made him an international star, but his long and little-known commitment to preserving the global environment has led to his new role — as a U.N. Messenger of Peace.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Cable channel VH1 said Monday it's picking up a second season of its edgy reality series “Dating Naked,” in which hip young singles take it all off in their quest for true love.
Since U2 stunned the music world by delivering a surprise album at Apple's iPhone 6 unveiling and making it available to a half-billion iTunes users for free, they've gotten an avalanche of publicity.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Move over Pokemon, a legion of new cutesy monsters is haunting Japan and set to break out all over the world after trampling the competition at home.
“The Imitation Game,” a biopic of British codebreaker Alan Turing starring Benedict Cumberbatch, won the Toronto film festival's top prize Sunday, confirming its status as an early Oscars contender.
Swiss Wine Week, which started Sept. 6, is designed to highlight an industry where almost all locally-made wine is consumed at home. In a typical year perhaps 1 percent of Swiss wine is exported.
Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Tony Auth, whose sharp and creative commentary appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer for more than 40 years, died of cancer on Sunday. He was 72.
Prince Harry celebrated his 30th birthday Monday with a beer after the closing concert of his inaugural multi-sport event for wounded troops, and in the knowledge he will now receive a fortune from his late mother Diana's estate.
A Taiwanese design company has won several awards at this year's Red Dot Communication Design Awards, including a “Best of the Best” title given only to the top designs.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Japanese actress and singer Yoshiko “Shirley” Yamaguchi, who was nearly executed in China at the end of World War II, has died at the age of 94 after a life as dramatic as any of her films.