Friday, August 28, 2015
The eagerly awaited sequel to Stieg Larsson's best-selling "Millennium" crime trilogy hit store shelves in 25 countries on Thursday, as the author admitted he wrote the book in a manic depressive state.
With their appealing slides and wave pools, waterparks are increasingly popular places to spend a summer day. But the shallow waters belie hazards that experts say visitors who are focused on the fun may be underestimating.
The world has never been the same after Sept. 11, 2001 -- the day when a series of synchronized terrorist attacks aimed at America's famous landmarks claimed the lives of 2,966 people.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
A second-grade education has not stopped garbage collector Jose Gutierrez from bringing the gift of reading to thousands of Colombian children.
Female directors are getting slightly more work in the expanding world of U.S.-based TV series and outlets, but the same can't be said for their minority counterparts, according to a new Directors Guild of America study.
They called it "The Great Mother," but organizers of an exhibit focusing on motherhood opening this week on the sidelines of the Milan Expo world's fair may just as well have been called "Mamma mia."
The next James Bond could be black or gay, argues 007 veteran Pierce Brosnan.
Mercurial hip-hop great Kanye West will be honored for his career achievements during the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, the organization announced Tuesday.
Archaeologists in Greece have discovered the ruins of an ancient palace with important archaic inscriptions dating back to the Mycenaean Age, the culture ministry said Tuesday.
The first prose piece by "Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien is to be published in the United Kingdom on Thursday, a version of an epic Finnish poem that experts describe as "undeniably his darkest work."