Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Emerging from the woods at the edge of Paris like a glass ship, the hyper-modern Louis Vuitton art museum was inaugurated on Monday, kicking off an art-filled week in the French capital.
Rene Burri, a Swiss photographer best known for his iconic black and white portraits of Communist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara and painter Pablo Picasso, has died. He was 81.
Queen guitarist Brian May on Monday launched an exhibition of Victorian 3D photographs from his own collection, united for the first time with the famous paintings they tried to recreate.
South African star athlete Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend, in the climax to his sensational trial watched around the world.
Colombia on Monday declared that the murders of 34 members of a leftist political party during the 1980s and '90s were crimes against humanity by paramilitary groups with links to the state.
The microblogging site Twitter popular among both men and women in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia is nothing more than “a source of lies” and evil, the kingdom's top Muslim cleric said.
Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency for use with classified U.S. government networks and data, a boost to the company's efforts to expand in the security-conscious business market.
Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.
The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.