Sunday, October 26, 2014
At a cafe and sweet shop in central Prague, Zuzana Auerova brings a chocolate-banana crepe to a guest, then hesitates: does the fork go on the right or the left of the plate?
A millennium of Jewish history in Poland was obliterated by Nazi Germany in the Holocaust. Now, a new Warsaw museum is celebrating a lost Jewish community that was the world's largest and most vibrant., 1 Comment
William Walters made a fortune in rye whiskey, railroads and banking in the 19th century, and along the way he also developed a passion for collecting art and antiquities. His son Henry was an avid collector, too, and built a memorial to his father in Baltimore to display their treasures.
Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with “Elizabeth R.”
Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was 93.
Actress Juliette Binoche has long been fascinated by war photography, she says, and often wonders about the people who risk their lives to capture such photos. Who are they, and what are they like?
Nick Cannon remembers when youngsters often approached him, telling him that the 2002 film “Drumline” influenced them to attend a historically black college and university.
Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.
The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.
Rock star Elton John teamed up with the Obama administration Friday to launch a new US$7 million fund to provide access to HIV services in South Africa.