Advocate and lawyer Amal Clooney told an audience in the Middle East on Sunday that governments around the world should be vocal, consistent, principled and transparent about human rights.
Singer Jam Hsiao (蕭敬騰), who is in the midst of shooting a TV drama in southern Taiwan, was forced to take the rest of the day off after he was hurled from a motorcycle during an action scene in Kaohsiung Sunday.
A Florida jury sided with ex-pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and awarded him US$115 million in his sex tape lawsuit against Gawker Media.
Pop star Taylor Swift made a surprise appearance at a Nashville, Tennessee, children's hospital to help "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest open a broadcast studio for patients.
Frank Sinatra Jr., who carried on his famous father's legacy with his own music career and whose kidnapping as a young man added a bizarre chapter to his father's legendary life, died Wednesday. He was 72.
Hollywood star and U.N. refugee agency envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday met Syrian refugee families living in squalid conditions in Lebanon, on the fifth anniversary of the Syrian war.
The United Nations Population Fund has named actress Ashley Judd as its Goodwill Ambassador.
The United Nations Development Program says it has named Malaysia-born actress Michelle Yeoh as a Goodwill Ambassador focusing on global development and disaster recovery.
She may be the Woman of Steel in front of the camera but "Supergirl" star Melissa Benoist revealed Sunday there was a villian even she struggled to cope with on set -- a phantom farter.
Ernestine Anderson, the internationally celebrated jazz vocalist who earned four Grammy nominations during a six-decade career, has died. She was 87.