Warren Beatty on 'Bonnie and Clyde' at 50

NEW YORK (AP) — "Bonnie and Clyde" might have indelibly captured the spirit of the anti-authoritarian'60s with a pair of devil-may-care bank robbers from the '30s. But it didn't exactly roar into thea...

DA dismisses charges against man who spent decades in prison

BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors in Massachusetts have decided not to retry a man who spent 36 years in prison for a murder he says he did not commit. The Norfolk District Attorney's Office...

High court affirms new trial for man imprisoned for 36 years

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who won a new trial after spending 36 years in prison for a murder he says he did not commit has earned another legal victory. In a decision release...

George Clooney, Guillermo del Toro on Venice Film Fest slate

ROME (AP) — This year's Venice Film Festival will include a crime comedy by George Clooney, a Guillermo del Toro fantasy and a Darren Aronofsky thriller. Organizers announced a 21-fi...

In Mexico, massacre of family underlines surging violence

COATZACOALCOS, Mexico (AP) — The bullet-riddled bodies of the Martinez children were found on a bloody floor, huddled next to the corpses of their parents in a rented shack. The fami...

Taiwan’s iconic films of 80s to re-screen in July 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six films directed by Edward Yang (楊德昌) and Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢), two of the most important directors of the New Taiwanese Cinema movement, are to be screened in the cine...

Olympic spectacle upstages menswear Fashion Week in Paris

PARIS (AP) — It's rare that an event can upstage a top Paris Fashion Week show taking place in the French capital's ornate Grand Palais. But guests arriving at the Cerruti display wi...

"You can hear the screams": Inside Yemen's secret prisons

MUKALLA, Yemen (AP) — They call it the "grill": The victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun furiously within a circle of fire. It is just one of the terrors inflicted by interrogators on detain...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 20, the 171st day of 2017. There are 194 days left in the year. Summer begins at 9:24 p.m. Pacific time/10:24 p.m. Mountain time/11:24 p.m. Ce...

Photo of the Day: Evil henchmen attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Thugs rush toward the heroine "Lily" as she enters the secret layer of the villain Samsara in a trailer for the independent kung fu film "Sweet and Sou...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 16, the 136th day of 2017. There are 229 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 16, 18...

On the set of indie kung fu film 'Sweet and Sour' in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rolling... and ACTION! Arms flail and feet fly in a frenzied blur, punctuated by the smacking sound of flesh when the blows reach their designed mark, followed by the grun...

Taiwanese gangster threatens to blast police with grenade during standoff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Liu Pang-cheng (劉邦誠), the suspected leader of drug ring and chapter head of the Celestial Way (天道盟) triad in Taiwan, threatened to detonate a military-grade MK2 grenade duri...

Violence takes place ahead of legislative review of the unfair-pension bills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A rally against pension reform escalated into violence Wednesday, with several legislators and the mayor of Taipei City being attacked by protesters despite ...

Oil wealth, greed, prejudice fueled murders of Osage Indians

"Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" (Doubleday), by David Grann The FBI burnished its reputation by gunning down Depression-era gangster John Dil...