Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Miss South Africa, 22-year-old Rolene Strauss, was crowned Miss World 2014 at the contest's glitzy final in London on Sunday, with an estimated billion viewers watching on television around the globe.
After three weeks of U.S. box office dominance, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” ceded its reign to “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” The biblical epic easily ruled the weekend with a US$24.5 million debut, according to box office tracker Rentrak's Sunday estimates, .....
Monday, December 15, 2014
The annual pub crawl featuring thousands of drunken Santas on the streets of New York City began Saturday with a lawyer's lecture after complaints about participants' wild behavior.
It was October 1995 when the Maratha Mandir cinema first showed one of India's best-loved movies, a Bollywood romcom starring Shah Rukh Khan.
Mention northern Nigeria and the first thing that may spring to mind is Boko Haram. Zainab Ashadu is hoping to change that — by selling designer handbags.
In the unlikely setting of one of Italy's mafia heartlands, a major exhibition of modern artworks by and about women has opened with organizers billing it as the biggest ever of its kind.
It's been 15 months since the finale of “Breaking Bad,” and tourism linked to the hit television series is flagging slightly — but it could be reignited by a new spinoff series.
An avant-garde painting lost for nine decades until a Hungarian researcher spotted it being used as a prop in the Hollywood film “Stuart Little” was sold for over 200,000 euros Saturday at an auction in Budapest.
If you wanted to make a time capsule of what happened in pop music this year, Friday night's Jingle Ball — the annual celebration held in Madison Square Garden put on by pop station Z100 — would most likely provide the most accurate account.
The United States is calling for a French auctioneer to halt a sale of artifacts made by Native American tribes set for Monday and instead help items be returned.