arts & entertainment
Explosive new evidence has emerged about bribery surrounding Qatar's bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The influential artist best known for songs like "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," Gil Scott Heron, died Friday.
An American Idol style competition, "Haiti Sings," shines a light on the country's musical gifts.
A half century ago Newton Minow, chair of the Federal Communication Commission, called TV a "vast wasteland." Now he thinks TV gives viewers more choice.
A group of indigenous people in Cambodian have traveled to the capital Phnom Penh to protest deforestation of their sacred forest.
The creator of The Wire talks about his HBO drama Treme, set in Post-Katrina New Orleans, Louisiana.
The new book about the scandalous romances of American politicians suggests that sex is essential to politics.
A mix of chess and boxing, chessboxing mixes physical and mental prowess, and it's starting to catch on.
The success of Scandinavian crime novels by the likes of Stieg Larsson and Henning Mankell has prompted a flood of books in the same mold.
The "son" is a typical form of Cuban music. Now one Cuban composer has compiled a five CD anthology of the best sones based on a survey of the people's favorite songs.