Sunday, October 26, 2014
Sixteen years after her last visit to Taiwan, American singing sensation Mariah Carey was all smiles and kisses when she arrived in the country from Singapore on a personal jet early Saturday for her upcoming Taipei concert.
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.
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.
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.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Patrick Bruel has long been a face of French popular culture and one of his country's most successful musicians.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Police found a body Thursday feared to be that of U.S. actress Misty Upham, who appeared in “Django Unchained” and 2013's “August: Osage County,” officials said.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Alicia Keys held a protest in New York City on Tuesday to raise awareness about the 200-plus Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in April.
In 1953, at the height of the Cold War, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg died in the electric chair after being convicted of conspiring to pass secrets about the atomic bomb to the Soviets. The government's star witness at their trial: Ethel's own brother, David Greenglass.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi told AFP he believes child labor can be eradicated in his lifetime, calling for everyone in the world to “take a stand” against the practice no matter their cultural background.