Stories about Culture

Jun 11 2017

At Least 3 US Soldiers Killed In 'Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

Eighteen people were killed in the attack. Such insider attacks have happened before in Afghanistan. In March, another Afghan soldier was killed after he opened fire on...

Jun 11 2017

May strikes deal with DUP following shock result

British Prime Minister Theresa May's two chiefs of staff have resigned in the wake of the Conservative Party's disastrous election result. May called the election in hope...

Jun 11 2017

How the 'Wonder Woman' box office gross compares to other superhero movies

Given the way Deadpool nearly immediately changed the superhero landscape following its own record-breaking run at the box office , you can bet studios will be scrambl...

Jun 11 2017

Australian Sara Zelenak confirmed dead in London terror attack

Spain urged British authorities to speed up the identification of the dead and wounded in the London Bridge attacks to spare more suffering to the relatives who have be...

Jun 11 2017

NBA Finals Game 4 Dominates Ratings On Rerun-Heavy Friday

LeBron James put an exclamation point on the record by hitting the team's 20th 3-pointer of the night right before the end of the third quarter. As the final seconds...

Jun 11 2017

Rosenqvist takes first win in Berlin

The Mahindra driver passed poleman Lucas di Grassi just before the mid-race vehicle swaps and eased clear of the Brazilian in the latter half of the event to win by a c...

Jun 11 2017

Videos show rescue of rape victim, serial killer confessions

During an interview with Dr. Phil, Brown said that Kohlhepp killed her boyfriend because it's easier to control someone if you took someone "they loved". She and boyfri...

Jun 11 2017

Video shows peacock loose in liquor store, trashing $500 in champagne, wine

If you are a peacock, Arcadia, California is one of the best places to live. Ghanem told the AP he tried to guide the bird outside, but that it spooked and flew towar...

Jun 11 2017

More than 65 Indian Americans in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee

Only 40 spellers moved on to Thursday's final rounds. After a long day of nervous anticipation watching her daughter pass two oral spelling rounds on-stage and land a h...

Jun 11 2017

Florida wins men's NCAA track and field championships

He said it simply came down to listening to his coaches. Barrett's win and time was a big bounce back effort after her finish at the Big Ten Championships. "I was just ...

Jun 11 2017

'Batman' actor Adam West dies

On Saturday, June 10, 2017 , Wests family said the actor, who portrayed Batman in a 1960s TV series, has died at age 88. "If I pick up a telephone and make an worldw...

Jun 11 2017

Adam West, best known as 'Batman' on '60s series, dies at 88

West's interpretation of what he called, instead of the Dark Knight , the Bright Knight. On Saturday, June 10, 2017 , Wests family said the actor, who portrayed Batm...

Jun 11 2017

Bobbi Kristina Brown's ex-boyfriend Nick Gordon arrested for allegedly abusing girlfriend

A few years prior, Gordon, who was known for years as her "big brother", began to date her, and they became engaged to marry. She also alleged that Gordon beat her so bad...

Jun 11 2017

TV Batman actor Adam West passes away at 88

In 1966, producer William Dozer would cast West in his most famous role-as Bruce Wayne / Batman . "Burgess Meredith (as The Penguin), Cesar Romero (as The Joker)". When ...

Jun 11 2017

Batman star Adam West expires at 88 after battling with leukemia

He notched up a number of other TV roles while younger audiences will recognise him for voicing Mayor Adam West in Family Guy . (Andy Holzman/Los Angeles Daily News vi...

Jun 11 2017

Jessica Chastain Marries Longtime Partner Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo

He's from an old-school Italian family. The family has lived in the palace-like estate for generations and the property features beautifully manicured Italian-style gar...

Jun 11 2017

Adam West, the Original TV Batman, Dies at Age 88

West died Friday night after "a short but fearless battle with leukemia", his family said in a statement. A statement on West's death, attributed to the West Family, appe...

Jun 11 2017

Woman raped by Roman Polanski asks for 'mercy' to end court case

She added: "It just wasn't as traumatic for me as everyone thinks it was". The director of " Rosemary's Baby " and " Chinatown " was accused of drugging Geimer when she...

Jun 11 2017

Many in GOP unshaken by Comey's testimony against Trump

Later, during a White House Rose Garden press conference with visiting Romanian president Klaus Iohannis , Mr Trump said , "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstructio...

Jun 11 2017

Amanda Bynes was serious about Drake message

Actress Amanda Bynes was "trying to be hilarious" when she posted a vulgar message on Twitter directed at her rap crush Drake back in 2013. The star, who has been s...