Arts and Entertainment
In a bit of domestic and global political theatre, President Barack Obama brought British Prime Minister David Cameron to Dayton, Ohio, on Tuesday night to watch the opening game of the NCAA Tournament.
Female boxers have been toughing it out in the ring since the 1700s, but this year will mark the first time in history women will be allowed to fight at the Olympic level. This month, 24 women from across the country will vie for a slot in the first female US boxing team. Only three will advance to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. ...
In Canada, infants are practically born with hockey sticks in their hands. For a one-year-old robot, the results are practically the same. Meet Jennifer, believed to be the first robot programmed to play hockey....
Though he's not the first Asian-American to make it big in the NBA, Jeremy Lin has certainly struck a chord with the Asian-American community. And he is the first American of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to make a major impact on an NBA team....
Jeremy Lin couldn't find a university that would offer him a scholarship, so he went to Harvard. Lin couldn't get drafted, so he signed a free agent contract with the Golden State Warriors. He couldn't catch on there, so he went to the NBA Development League. Then he got to New York where was to be the team's third string point guard. But a funny thing happened. After a triple-double in a return to the D-League, he went on a tear and brought "Linsanity" to the Knicks....
A French TV show that stars latex puppets has ignited a controversy between Spain and France with its unflattering depiction of Spanish athletes, accusing them of using performance enhancing drugs in their recent string of athletic victories....
Karl Rove blasted it as a taxpayer-funded Obama re-election ad. Democrats lauded it as an example of why America is great. Yet many people were left wondering what does it mean that America is at "halftime."...
Media and advertising experts said this year's crop of Super Bowl advertisements, with a couple of exceptions, were nothing to write home about. While Chrysler got accolades for it's "Halftime in America" ad, and Doritos was recognized for its user-created videos....
A group of American football stars and investors are joining with Indian businessman to put together and NFL-style professional football league in India....
China is known around the world as the place that makes the televisions, iPhones and iPads that are in hot demand. Their culture doesn't share the same way, though. But could it?...
- Eddie Huang discusses memoir, growing up Taiwanese-American
- Book 'Ghana Must Go' explores the lives of Afropolitans
- Widely praised author Stephane Hessel dies -- with one book still to publish
- Academy Award-nominee Life of Pi inspired by much older book by Brazilian author
- Classic book 'Of Mice and Men' under scrutiny in Turkey
- The Giver author describes upcoming fourth book; movie in the works
- Modern Hamlet achieves record-breaking Kickstarter campaign
- Stella Rimington: The real woman behind James Bond's M
- New book looks tells fictional tale of post-euro Europe
- Andrew McCarthy's new book tells tale of transition from movie star to travel writer
- Musician Dom La Nena's debut album fits her diminutive name
- Darcy James Argue's 'Brooklyn Babylon' almost never was
- U.K.'s hot new singer Jessie Ware debuts new album in the U.S.
- Thatcher's legacy includes activists songwriters who challenged her tenure
- Legendary Indian classical musicians bring songs to United States
- Long-lost Jimi Hendrix concert recording finds new life
- Musicologist collects Saharan music with cellphones
- Utah band blends American folk music with Chinese instruments
- Hungarian surf rock band breaks new ground in nation's music scene
- Spanish-turned American Flamenco artist releases album inspired by colors of spring
- Photographer captures images of movie sets preserved in African desert sands
- Borgia's Jeremy Irons has perfected role of being bad
- Magic, friendship and thrills among movie new releases this weekend
- 'Girl Rising' documentary highlights importance of girls' education in the developing world
- Best picture winner Argo, nominees Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty draw criticism
- Play #OscarsBingo with PRI and Studio 360
- Warm Bodies, Bullet to the Head out in theaters this weekend
- Brothers Grimm fairy tale Hansel and Gretel gets superhero upgrade
- CIA plays active role in managing its image in Hollywood films
- Zero Dark Thirty, out this weekend, 'remarkably accurate' yet still controversial
- Young musical director mashes history with music to create entertaining show
- New York's Museum of Modern Art reconsiders decision to raze neighbor
- New York's Museum of Modern Art 'acquires' @ for its permanent collection
- Irish actress plays singular role in Broadway's Testament of Mary
- Tom Hanks says he aspires to appear in a completely silent movie
- Provocative artist Charles Krafft goes public as Holocaust denier
- New play about Isaac Newton tells story of time he supposedly put a needle in his eye
- Can creativity be measured with a score?
- Architect proposes natural-inspired rethink of New York City waterfront
- New exhibition at N.Y.'s Met looks at roots of photo manipulation