Stories about Culture

Jun 18 2017

What's Next for Bill Cosby?

Cosby's trial ended without a verdict after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision. The judge in famed American stand-up comedian Bill Cosby's sexual-assault c...

Jun 18 2017

Sen. Murphy: Trump's Policy is to 'Do the Opposite'

Diplomatic relations will remain in tact and commercial air and sea links will be exempted from the new restrictions. The president's speech to Cuban exiles in Miami ha...

Jun 18 2017

Judge O'Neill Declares Mistrial in Cosby Sex Assault Trial

She said she found Cosby at the bottom of the stairs; he gave her a muffin before opening the door and letting her out. "We've been at this now for 10 days (including...

Jun 18 2017

Accuser called Bill Cosby more than 50 times after assault: defense

While her deposition from that lawsuit remains sealed, it is clear that Constand is using her day in court to fully describe the assault she allegedly suffered at the han...

Jun 18 2017

At a glance: Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

Lady Justice just slowly moved her hand to cover up her vagina. Earlier this week, the jurors of five women and seven men had said they were in a deadlock over their de...

Jun 18 2017

Colbert: Mueller has assembled the Obstruction of Justice League for Trump investigation

In his statement, violence can never be justified, and it is the last shelter of the incompetent. "Once again, we're all shocked in mind and soul by a mass shooting, th...

Jun 18 2017

Prosecutors vow Bill Cosby retrial on sex assault charges after jury deadlocks

The jurors, who had been kept working 12- and 13-hour days by Montgomery County judge Steven T. O'Neill, who oversaw the case, since beginning their cloistered discussion...

Jun 18 2017

Stephen Furst, Flounder in 'Animal House,' dies at 63

His two sons Nathan and Griffith Furst announced the news on the actor's Facebook page, paying tribute to their "brilliant and prolific actor and filmmaker" father. G...

Jun 18 2017

Statement from Cosby's wife assailing judge, prosecutors

It's also expected that the judge from the first case, Steven O'Neill, will preside over the second trial . "These are God's tears". Charges were filed in December 2...

Jun 18 2017

London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block

The Independent reports that Saye posted to Facebook at 3 am Wednesday that she and her mother were trapped in their apartment, and asked people to pray for them. Corbyn...

Jun 18 2017

1.5 million attend Golden State Warriors' NBA Finals victory parade

After beating Cleveland in 2015, Golden State took a 3-1 lead a year ago only to fall victim to the LeBron James-led Cavaliers' record-setting three-game comeback. The ...

Jun 18 2017

Teen cadets stole Los Angeles police cars, stun guns, radios

The third auto was recovered later when one of the teenagers revealed its location to officers, Beck said. Police found the third patrol auto parked in front of a res...

Jun 18 2017

Mistrial Declared For Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case

The jury deliberated for more than 52 hours on charges that Cosby had allegedly drugged and molested former Temple University employee Andrea Constand in January 2004 a...

Jun 18 2017

Cosby side declares victory, goes on attack

The sequestered jury of seven men and five women paused deliberations many times to revisit testimony or ask for clarity on the phrasing of the charges. By doing so, it "...

Jun 18 2017

Jada Pinkett Smith Hurt By Tupac Biopic 'All Eyez On Me' Portrayal

In a series of tweets Friday, just as the film is opening in theaters, Pinkett Smith contradicted several scenes. American actress, singer and businesswoman, Jada Pi...

Jun 18 2017

Cosby's wife lashes out after sex-assault case declared mistrial

To an outside observer, it feels as though Cosby has been on trial for all of the many horrific things that he has been accused of-for the accusations of drugging and ass...

Jun 18 2017

Camille Cosby Blasts DA And Judge After Husband's Mistrial, Thanks Supporters

Cosby's team declared victory and went on the attack. But Cosby's spokesman Andrew Wyatt had some words of his own for Gloria Allred . McMonagle has said Wyatt was no...

Jun 18 2017

Democratic Leaders Ditch Trump on Infrastructure

President Donald Trump on Wednesday promoted plans for $1 trillion (R12.84 trillion) in United States infrastructure spending aimed at boosting jobs and the economy in...

Jun 18 2017

Oxfordshire man leads Queen's birthday parade

The tradition dates back to King George II in 1748 - King George was born in November and believed that the cold weather was not fitting for his birthday parade. The Duk...

Jun 18 2017

London apartment fire: Rage as death toll climbs to at least 58

May was rushed away from a meeting with local officials on Friday under heavy police protection as protesters shouted "Shame on you" and "coward" for failing to meet wi...