Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The Franciscan friar who brought Christianity to California in the 18th century is on track for sainthood, but for Native Americans, his legacy is anything but holy.
Chinese businesswoman Chen Yili paid a South Korean hospital thousands of dollars to reshape her face in the hope she would look more like the glamorous stars she saw on television.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Dark comedy "Birdman" soared to Oscars glory on Sunday, taking four Academy Awards including best picture and best director honors on Hollywood's biggest night.
Carnivals and fireworks are Hong Kong's trademark Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations — but tens of thousands of people also travel to a remote village to hurl oranges at a tree in hopes of making their wishes come true.
When Smith heard that Florida judges had lifted the state's ban on same-sex marriage last month, he set out to throw an over-the-top wedding officiated by chef Guy Fieri, with a stunning cake from Duff Goldman, and a dance party spun by local star Chi Chi LaRue.
A day before it may soar at the Oscars, “Birdman” spread its wings at the 30th Independent Film Spirit Awards, winning best picture, best actor for Michael Keaton and best cinematography.
Just a short hop from the Indonesian holiday hotspot of Bali, a Saudi tourist and his family listen to the call to prayer as the sun goes down on Lombok, the self-styled “island of 1,000 mosques.”
Less than 24 hours before the super-fancy Oscar ceremony, it was jeans-and-sneakers day at the Dolby Theatre.
It's Saturday night at a busy pub in north London, and the crowd is packed around the bar cheering and shouting at a large screen. It's not showing sport, but a video game.
In the new age of American television, it pays to be original. But it also costs a bundle.