Australian actress Cate Blanchett says she is bewildered by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence over the atrocities being committed against Rohingya Muslims.
More than 670,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have sought safety across the border in Bangladesh since August 2017, after a military campaign against the minority group that a U.N. official has previously called...
Two Asian-American photographers from New York traveled to the deep south — The Mississippi Delta — to explore the roots of a seldom-mentioned, but long-established Chinese community. Their images explore the diverse contributions and experiences of both native-born and immigrant residents. But the young photographers' journey is also a story of self-identity in an environment far from home.
We're on the move with the five most popular songs in the Billboard Hot 100 Pop Singles chart, for the week ending March 24, 2018.
It's always a good week when we welcome a new song, and this one is already setting records.
Number 5: Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line "Meant To Be"
Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line are your Top Five newcomers this week, as "Meant To Be" rises two...
Ramona Isbell is worried. What will people say when they find out? After all, she mostly kept her secret for more than 50 years.
The practices. The out-of-town — and out-of-country — travel. Her role as a hidden figure in a lesser-known aspect of integration brought on by the civil rights movement.
Her life as one of the country's first black female professional wrestlers.
"I liked the...
Inmates from an eastern Iowa prison have spent weeks learning German and perfecting inflections to make their New York City opera debut in a broadcast performance of Beethoven's Fidelio.
Heartbeat Opera invited the Oakdale Community Choir to perform the Prisoner's Chorus for its New York City live production in May.
Production Director Ethan Heard traveled to the medium-security prison in...
The death this month of 45-year-old Sudan, the last male northern white rhino on the planet, rings the alarm on the imminent extinction of other endangered animals. The news also gives a renewed urgency to Kate Brooks' documentary, "The Last Animals," about the threat poaching poses to the dwindling populations of rhinos and elephants. The film was showcased at the environmental film festival in...
Bill Cosby's lawyers on Thursday asked the judge in his upcoming sexual assault retrial to step aside, arguing the judge could be seen as biased because his wife is a social worker who has described herself as an "activist and advocate for assault victims."
Cosby's lawyers contend some of Judge Steven O'Neill's recent pretrial rulings could give the appearance he's being influenced by his...
The 700-pound sea lion blinked in the sun, sniffed the sea air and then lazily shifted to the edge of the truck bed and plopped onto the beach below.
Freed from the cage that carried him to the ocean, the massive marine mammal shuffled into the surf, looked left, looked right and then started swimming north as a collective groan went up from wildlife officials who watched from the...
Time to check that mailbox.
Kensington Palace said Thursday that invitations for the wedding between Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle have been dispatched.
Some 600 people have been invited to the May 19 nuptials at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. All 600 have also been invited to a lunchtime reception given by Queen Elizabeth II at St George's Hall.
The Trump administration is facing off against AT&T to block the telephone giant from absorbing Time Warner, in a case that could shape how consumers get — and how much they pay for — streaming TV and movies.
Opening arguments come Thursday in the landmark antitrust case in federal court in Washington. The Justice Department has sued to block the $85 billion deal, saying it would hurt...