It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," but the waters were choppier for the Dwayne Johnson comedy "Baywatch."
"The Bird Charmer" by Rufino Tamayo was sold for US$4.3 million on Thursday at Sotheby's Latin American art auction in New York.
One of the smallest historically black colleges in the U.S. boasts a huge accomplishment: pound for pound, tiny Dillard University in New Orleans graduates more physics majors -- and, notably, more female physics majors -- than far bigger schools with more resources.
A galaxy of stars including Leonardo DiCaprio, Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman and Will Smith turned out for an AIDS benefit that is the social highlight of the Cannes film festival.
Chris Cornell's widow has penned a letter addressed to the late Soundgarden front man days after he took his own life.
It's a radio talent contest with a mission: showcasing the skills of Mosul's youth after years of jihadist rule and a months-long battle for the city.
Twenty-seven-year-old South Korean heartthrob Kim Woo-bin announced Wednesday that he had a rare form of cancer that was bringing his career to a pause.
A Boston museum has doubled its reward to US$10 million for information that leads to the return of 13 works of art stolen more than two decades ago in the largest art heist in U.S. history.
With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, defense lawyers are crying foul and accusing prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury.
Films can support learning â€“ if used to meet specific goals and connected to the proper subject matter.