Saturday, July 5, 2014
Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. He was 97.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Pope Francis canceled a planned visit to one of Rome's main hospitals Friday, the third time this month the 77-year-old has skipped or scaled back an event due to illness or fatigue.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Taiwanese singer-actress Vivian Hsu (徐若萱) on Sunday tied the knot with her Singaporean fiance, businessman Sean Lee, at a romantic ceremony in Bali, Indonesia.
British musician Elton John described Pope Francis as “wonderful” in an interview on Sunday in which he said Jesus would support gay marriage.
Monday, June 30, 2014
A former aspiring model who accused several Hollywood figures of sexually abusing him as a child dropped a third lawsuit on Saturday, leaving only one suit open against “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Legendary U.S. soul artist Bobby Womack, who influenced and wrote for generations of musicians, died Friday aged 70, a spokeswoman said, triggering a surge of tributes.
Who can forget the time he put a paper bag on his head that read “I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE”? Or when he was forced to apologize for plagiarizing parts of his short film? He then promised to retire from public life.
Pippa Middleton told NBC News she had no idea how big her sister Kate's 2011 marriage to Prince William would be, since she saw it as just another family wedding.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Friday, June 27, 2014
Pope Francis has by far the most clout of any world leader on Twitter because he is so widely retweeted, a study of political use of the social network showed on Wednesday.