Stories about Culture

Jun 12 2017

DC, Maryland to sue Trump for involvement in his business while president

The lawsuit, the report added, alleges that Trump's continued ownership of a global business empire has rendered the president "deeply enmeshed with a legion of foreign ...

Jun 12 2017

5 takeaways from the Tonys, including leave Bette Midler alone

Midler's speech was probably one of the longest of the night ― the orchestra attempted to play her off, but she continued speaking, outlasting the musical crescendo. "I h...

Jun 12 2017

'Dear Evan Hansen': 5 things to know about the Tony-winning musical

Rogers play in which Israeli and Palestinian negotiators struggle to hammer out a peace deal, received rave reviews for turning a complicated history into an entertaining...

Jun 12 2017

Adam West, star of 'Batman' TV series, dead at 88

But he said he had been turned down for some roles because of his time portraying millionaire, playboy Bruce Wayne and his spandex-wearing alter ego, Batman . He was 88 ...

Jun 12 2017

Eyeing legacy, Cosby finds moments for wit as sex assault trial unfolds

Constand, then an administrator with Temple University's women's basketball team, was 30 at the time of the alleged crime in 2004. Defence lawyers have focused on dis...

Jun 12 2017

Tonys Give Come From Away A Soft Landing

An overwhelmed Ben Platt gave a moving speech, saying to the young people watching, "don't waste any time trying to be like anybody else but yourself, because the thi...

Jun 12 2017

Tony winners: Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly! sweep

He had this inspiring message to young people out there: "The things that make you odd are the things that make you powerful". Bette Midler took the equivalent awar...

Jun 12 2017

John Legend, Chrissy Teigen all smiles at 2017 Tonys

And despite her jovial tweets , the " Lip Sync Battle " host couldn't hide her excitement when her 38-year-old husband picked up his Tony, giving him the famous GOT - Gr...

Jun 12 2017

Bette Midler Outlasts Playoff Music During Tony Awards Acceptance Speech!

In one of the best moments from the 2017 Tony Awards , Best Actress in a Musical victor Bette Midler outlasted the orchestra trying to play her off stage in the midd...

Jun 12 2017

Cosby accompanied by wife for the first time at his trial

The prosecution rested after five swift days of evidence in the case that could send Cosby to prison for the rest of his life. He returned Monday so defense lawyers coul...

Jun 12 2017

Jeff Sessions will testify in public about Trump and Russian Federation

Kamala Harris, D-Calif., asked Comey a series of questions about Sessions' involvement in the Russian Federation investigation during the two weeks between Trump expressi...

Jun 12 2017

Dancing Kevin Spacey steals the show at Tony awards

Bette Midler took the equivalent award for actresses for her role in Hello, Dolly! Mr. Platt stated: "To all young people watching at home, don't waste any time trying...

Jun 12 2017

Photos and winners: 71st annual Tony Awards

Scarlett Johansson arrives at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY. Nixon was named best featured actress in a play ...

Jun 12 2017

Wonder Woman Collector's Edition Blu-ray box set revealed

However, the film is not just about fighting but about the relationship between Diana and Steve and their views on the war and we get to see the characters grow and learn...

Jun 12 2017

Alison Brie Remembers a Horrifying Entourage Audition

The real eyebrow-raising anecdote from Brie , however, was her experience when auditioning to appear on HBO's Entourage . The interview itself took place with both ...

Jun 12 2017

Keith Urban gets his day in the sun while wife watches

Keith Urban may have been the recipient of four CMT Awards on Wednesday night, but he doesn't for one second think he's the sole reason behind those wins. What do you ...

Jun 12 2017

Roman Polanski's rape victim stands up for him in court

Roman Polanski's sexual assault victim says she is terrified about speaking in court but believes a hearing Friday might be her last chance to tell a judge her feelings ...

Jun 12 2017

Katy Perry Opens Up About Suicidal Thoughts on Livestream

Perry protested vehemently at first: "They're all unbelievable lovers and I would have sex with all of them after I get out of this place!" she told Corden . Last week, ...

Jun 12 2017

Outsiders triumph as 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at Tonys

This year's TV audience marked a more than 30 percent drop from 2016's television audience of 8.7 million viewers - a 15-year high for the annual awards show celebrating ...

Jun 12 2017

Midler, millennial angst scoop Broadway's Tony Awards

Kevin Spacey stole the show as he sang, danced and impersonated his way throughout hosting the Tony Awards , where Dear Evan Hansen romped home with six accolades. " ...