Monday, May 20, 2013
David Beckham bade a tearful farewell to Paris on Saturday as the former England star made his final home appearance for Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint Germain before heading into retirement.
A Saudi woman, Raha Muharraq, on Saturday reached the summit of Everest, the world's highest peak, in a first for the conservative Muslim kingdom where women's sports are severely restricted, her proud father said.
Twenty-year-old barefoot singer Emmelie de Forest was the toast of Denmark Sunday after winning this year's Eurovision Song Contest in the Swedish city of Malmo.
Lots of people find a home on the National Geographic Channel, from tuna fishermen to Mormons with more than one wife and “preppers” stocking up their bunkers for the end of the world.
Opera houses the world over are scrambling to pay tribute to Richard Wagner, the controversial German composer often referred to as Hitler's favorite, who would have turned 200 this year.
Art lovers, collectors and gallerists will gather on Thursday for Hong Kong's inaugural edition of Art Basel, sealing the city's status as an international art hub and Asia's leading art destination.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
The lawyer who defended O.J. Simpson on armed robbery charges delivered a potentially heavy blow to the former American football star's bid for a new trial Friday, testifying that Simpson knew his buddies had guns on them when he went to a hotel room to reclaim some sports memorabilia.
The handbag Donna Karan was showing off Friday lacked her signature logo, or any designer's logo. It was made of paper mache and, the fashion designer said, represented Haiti's handmade carnival masks — in wearable form.