Friday, August 1, 2014
Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in “Primary” and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential directors that included D.A. Pennebaker and Albert Maysles, has died at age 90.
Isolated native people wearing loincloths and carrying bows and arrows have emerged from the Amazon rainforest and made contact with the outside world in a video released by Brazil's indigenous authority.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973.
A cup believed to have been used by Classical Greek statesman Pericles has been found in a pauper's grave in north Athens, Greece's top daily reported Wednesday.
Professional athletes are going public with strong views about Gaza, putting their relations with fans on the line while stirring up a social media frenzy.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Domestic film “A Time in Quchi” yesterday won Best Feature Film at the Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival (GUKIFF), beating competitors from South Korea, China, Canada and the Czech Republic.
Pope Francis has become the first pope to visit a Pentecostal church, pressing his outreach to evangelicals who represent Catholicism's greatest competition for Christian souls around the globe.
Going out for a quick, daily run may be just as effective as a long-distance jaunt when it comes to prolonging your life, said a study out Monday.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The Salzburg Festival, despite looming financial worries, got off to a thundering start Sunday with an opera by the city's favorite son Mozart, kicking off a monthlong program of culture and glamour.
Director Luc Besson's action sci-fi thriller “Lucy,” about a woman turned superhuman by using 100 percent of her brain, debuted at the top of the North American box office, estimates showed Sunday.