Video journals: Global youth describe life in virus crisis

Take out your phone. Point the video camera at yourself. And tell us: What is it like to be a young person in your corner of the world, in the midst of the coronavirus crisis? “We’re...

Rosie O’Donnell's streaming Broadway show raises $600K

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most ...

Accused of abusing 349 children, French surgeon faces trial

SAINTES, France (AP) — A retired surgeon accused of sexually abusing as many as 349 young children over decades – primarily his patients, in their hospital rooms — is facing justice at last, in the wo...

American Film Institute postponing gala with Julie Andrews

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Film Institute says it is postponing its 48th annual AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute honoring Julie Andrews in an apparent response to the new coronavirus outbreak...

Wuhan coronavirus drives fraud ring into arms of Taiwan police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police arrested six members of an alleged fraud ring who returned from China to sit out the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, reports said Saturday (Feb. 15). The ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 16-22

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 16-22: Feb. 16: Jazz singer Peggy King is 90. Actor Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett in "The Empire Strikes Back") is 75. Actor William Katt ("Great...

US wants to return codebreaker's seized items to UK school

DENVER (AP) — A U.S. woman who said she was visiting England to do a study of the late World War II codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing walked into the prestigious boys’ boarding school he a...

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It’s complicated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political statement or erotica? A video of childbirth might show genitali...

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It’s complicated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political statement or erotica? A video of childbirth might show genitali...

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It’s complicated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political statement or erotica? A video of childbirth might show genitali...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 19-25

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 19-25 Jan. 19: Actress Tippi Hedren is 90. Director Richard Lester (“A Hard Day’s Night,” “Superman II and III”) is 88. Actor-singer Michael ...

Stanford University unveils late Taiwan President Chiang Ching-kuo’s diaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stanford University’s Hoover Institution presented the private diaries of late President Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國), the son of Taiwan's postwar strongman ruler Chia...

Reflections on writing about the lives of Beckett, Beauvoir

"Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and Me: A Memoir," Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, by Deirdre Bair Deirdre Bair has spent her life writing well-received biographies of ...

Memoir by Mariah Carey to be published thanks to Andy Cohen

NEW YORK (AP) — A memoir by Mariah Carey is on the list of titles from Andy Cohen Books. Henry Holt and Company announced Thursday that Cohen's self-named imprint will launch in 2020...

Former Taiwan president Chiang Ching-kuo's diaries to be made public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stanford University’s Hoover Institute on Friday (Nov. 1) said that the private diaries of former Taiwanese president Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國) will be made available t...