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Taiwan zombie exhibition serves legendary 'Tea of Forgetfulness'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan Fine Arts Museum and The Pool is serving up a "Tea of Forgetfulness" during the viral zombie exhibition. Despite taking flak from religious groups for ...

'Zombie fever' creeps into 18 Levels of Hell in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The zombie craze kicked off by an exhibition at Tainan Art Museum has boosted visits tenfold at a nearby temple known for its "Eighteen Levels of Hell" (十八地獄). ...

Supreme Court's abortion ruling sets off new court fights

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Judges temporarily blocked abortion bans Monday in Louisiana and Utah, while a federal court in South Carolina said a law sharply restricting the procedure would take effect there i...

First day of Taiwan zombie show plagued by success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Overwhelming success caused ticket sales to be halted for several hours on the first day of a zombie exhibition at the Tainan Art Museum Saturday (June 25). The show, t...

Religious group attacks art performances for opening doors to hell

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan Art Museum's zombie exhibition and a National Theater and Concert Hall stage performance have come under fire from a religious group for blasphemy. “Gh...

Religious critics of south Taiwan zombie exhibition spark debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following recent comments criticizing and calling for the cancelation of the Tainan Art Museum’s upcoming “Ghosts and Hells: The Underworld in Asian Art”...

Ukraine gets possible path to EU, aid pledges from Britain

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The European Union’s executive arm recommended putting Ukraine on a path to membership Friday, a symbolic boost for a country fending off a Russian onslaught that is k...

Today in History: June 6, D-Day in Normandy

Today in History Today is Monday, June 6, the 157th day of 2022. There are 208 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 6, ...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 5-11

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 5-11: June 5: Actor-singer Bill Hayes (“Days of Our Lives,” “Your Show of Shows”) is 97. News correspondent Bill Moyers is 88. Country singer...

Zelenskyy opens Cannes Film Festival, links war and cinema

CANNES, France (AP) — The 75th Cannes Film Festival kicked off Tuesday with an eye turned to Russia's war in Ukraine and a live satellite video address from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, wh...

Questions and snafus on eve of Cannes Film Festival

CANNES, France (AP) — After two years of pandemic, the 75th Cannes Film Festival is getting going with a familiar dose of controversy and some new snafus as it readies for its largest gathering on the...

Back to normal? Cannes Film Festival prepares to party

After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back — even kisses were forbade on the red carpet — the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to r...

Police: Man shot performer who scared group at haunted house

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A performer who scared a group at a South Carolina haunted house was shot by a man who said he thought he was grabbing a prop gun as part of the experience, police said. ...

Jacky's quest: 1 woman, 1 leg, 102 marathons in 102 days

BOSTON (AP) — Jacky Hunt-Broersma runs like a woman possessed. And in a way, she is: The amputee athlete is trying to run at least 102 marathons in 102 days. Last month, a little mor...

75th Cannes to feature Cronenberg, Chan-wook and 'Elvis'

PARIS (AP) — Films by David Cronenberg, Park Chan-wook and Kelly Reichardt will vie for the coveted Palme d'Or at a Cannes Film Festival set to unspool against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine. ...