Wednesday, May 6, 2015
An almost obsessive dedication to regional and seasonal foods has netted Dan Barber a first-ever culinary hat trick in the U.S. top restaurant awards.
Never let it be said that Rihanna doesn't know how to make an entrance.
The Los Angeles art scene is exploding thanks to a wave of artists and galleries escaping New York, which has become over-crowded and too expensive for young creative types.
Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of dispatches written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has joined Sina Weibo, China's version of Twitter, ahead of his visit to the country next week, attracting tens of thousands of followers within hours.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Actor Andrew Garfield, who has been filming Martin Scorsese's new film "Silence" in Taiwan over the past few months, said Monday in Taipei that the warm welcome the film's cast and crew have received has made them feel like they belong here.
Monday, May 4, 2015
From Prince Charles to royal fans to most of those who put down a bet, millions in the United Kingdom were hoping for a girl.
The United Kingdom's new princess will be strong-willed and innovative, a free spirit who will re-energize the royal family, Chinese fortune tellers predicted on Sunday.
Maya Plisetskaya, regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century and whose career at the Bolshoi Theater spanned more than 35 years, has died at age 89.
After the media, the oligarchs and the opposition, Vladimir Putin's Russia is turning up the heat on the arts, with a "blasphemous" opera, a raunchy teen dance show and an "insulting" Hollywood film all taking fire.