Sunday, September 7, 2014
Chile celebrated the 100th birthday of poet Nicanor Parra on Friday, with ceremonies nationwide for the man considered one of the greatest Latin American poets of his time.
A U.S. federal judge has approved a US$41 million settlement for five men wrongfully convicted for the brutal 1989 rape and attempted murder of a white jogger in New York's Central Park.
The National Institutes of Health said it has uncovered a nearly century-old container of ricin and a handful of other forgotten samples of dangerous pathogens as it combs its laboratories for improperly stored hazardous materials.
Part cowboy, part dandy and dressed entirely in denim, Michael Bastian is a rising star in American men's fashion. And when he thinks about the future, he smiles.
Three young women surround a muscular, shirtless man, laughing, hugging and caressing his neck as he rocks his head back in pleasure.
For many of the game designers showing off their latest creations at the recent Penny Arcade video game expo in Seattle, the push to feature more mature storytelling has been one of their most significant challenges.
The Toronto Film Festival turned its second day into a very welcome new holiday, “Bill Murray Day,” an honor the comedian received, naturally, with bemusement.
“Iron Man” star Robert Downey Jr. has shed his box-office-busting superhero suit to take on a quiet family drama in the Toronto film festival opener “The Judge,” but got little love from critics Friday.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
An appeals court declared that gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana violated the U.S. Constitution, on the same day that 31 states asked the Supreme Court to settle the issue once and for all.
California governor Jerry Brown said late Thursday he will approve a ban on single-use plastic bags, in what would make the western U.S. state the first to outlaw them.