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Monday, February 8, 2016
About 300 guitars, including instruments associated with Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and Eddie Van Halen, are heading to a New York City auction.
Dan Hicks, a musician whose work in the 1960s helped define San Francisco's psychedelic sound, has died. He was 74.
U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a cameo appearance on "Saturday Night Live" three days before the New Hampshire primary, appearing in a skit with host Larry David, the comic who has done a dead-on impersonation of him.
Sunday, February 7, 2016
The Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet Robert Hass will be among the authors attending the 2016 Taipei International Book Exhibition, which is scheduled to kick off Feb. 16.
Monkey Year inspires kung fu, predictions of fire
The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zodiac calendar enters the Year of the Monkey -- the ninth of 12 animal signs. Plastic monkeys are adorning shopping centers and office buildings, and government departments have been giving out toy monkeys.
Deep in the Israeli desert are shimmering glass mountains
Deep in the heart of Israel's desert, shimmering mountains of glass dominate the landscape.
Subway riders dismiss New York plan to wake snoozing passengers
Even in the city that never sleeps, it's common to see New Yorkers doze off on the subway. But New York City's police commissioner is instructing police officers to wake passengers in an effort to keep them safe.
Michael B. Jordan wins big at NAACP Image Awards
It was a total knockout for Michael B. Jordan at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took several jabs at Hollywood for the lack of racial diversity.
Man who gave name to 'Peanuts'' Linus dies
Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90.
Woody Harrelson applies for Hawaii marijuana dispensary
Actor and marijuana advocate Woody Harrelson was one of nearly 60 applicants to apply to open one of Hawaii's first medical marijuana dispensaries.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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