Tuesday, August 25, 2015
"Straight Outta Compton" outgunned rivals for the top of the North American box office, defending the top spot for a second straight week after a bravura debut, industry estimates showed Sunday.
Police were investigating claims on Monday that controversial Hollywood star Mel Gibson allegedly shoved and verbally abused an Australian photographer during an angry altercation.
To mark the 125th year since Dwight D. Eisenhower's birth, a multi-million dollar fundraising campaign has begun to do a better job of telling the story of the 34th U.S. president.
Monday, August 24, 2015
The surface of a Los Angeles lake is filling up with thousands of colorful, floating balls as part of a large-scale public art installation.
John Grisham says being on the losing side of a Mississippi political fight gave him plenty of time to write big chunks of his first two legal thrillers, "A Time to Kill" and "The Firm."
A native son, a film director, a gospel giant and an award-winning journalist are among the 2015 recipients of the McDonald's 365 Black Awards, which recognizes African-Americans who excel in their fields and give back to their communities.
The Swiss city of Biel and its peaceable citizens is known as the world capital for watchmaking. But could the home of Rolex and Swatch also gain an unlikely reputation for naked flesh?
Argentina will return thousands of stolen archaeological pieces to South American neighbors, President Cristina Kirchner said Saturday.
Imagine a British rock band pulling up its roots and relocating to Taiwan to learn Chinese and in a few short years composing hit songs in Mandarin and collaborating with a who's who of Taiwanese musicians.