Thursday, May 9, 2013
Pope Francis will travel to Brazil in July for World Youth Day, a major Catholic youth event expected to draw upwards of 2.5 million people, the Vatican said Tuesday.
El Salvador's lone UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Joya de Ceren pre-Columbian farming community buried under a volcanic eruption, had a personal visit Tuesday from UNESCO's visiting chief.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Sweden's iconic disco group ABBA has no plan for a reunion, but a new Stockholm museum that was set to open on Tuesday will offer the second-best opportunity to experience the foursome on stage.
Food may not have been their first calling, but coming late to the culinary scene clearly hasn't slowed David Chang and Paul Kahan.
Jason Collins, the National Basketball Association veteran who last week announced he was gay, is disputing reports from publishing insiders who say he is shopping a book deal.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Iron Man reigns as the standard-bearer of Hollywood superheroes with a US$175.3 million domestic opening weekend for his latest sequel and an overseas haul of a half-billion dollars in less than two weeks.
Hong Kong film director Wong Kar-wai has been given France's highest cultural honor.
For more than two decades, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has closed with a performance by the city's own Neville Brothers. .
A new hybrid form of yoga that blends calisthenics and rehabilitation techniques is gaining popularity across the United States with its brawnier path to fitness.