Stories about Culture

Jun 24 2017

Tropical storm Cindy moves inland in Louisiana; one dead in Alabama

Cindy has been downgraded to a tropical depression with winds of 35 miles per hour and will gradually make a northeast turn. Heavy rainfall associated with remnants of ...

Jun 24 2017

Pentagon Says Russia Still Using Crisis Hotline To Avoid Clashes In Syria

The ministry said in a statement on Friday that two frigates and a submarine launched six cruise missiles on IS installations in the Hama province in Syria , destroyin...

Jun 24 2017

France, UK mull fining social media companies over terrorist content

Britain and France are working on a plan to make social media companies like Facebook and Twitter legally liable for "extremist" material on their sites, their lead...

Jun 24 2017

Rain from tropical storm forecast in West Virginia

A liquor store and a fast-food restaurant were among the damaged businesses in Fairfield, Alabama , west of Birmingham , said meteorologist Jason Holmes of the Natio...

Jun 24 2017

London homes evacuated on fire issues

Other residents said the evacuation was an over-reaction. Bob O'Toole from the residents' association said he had only been told about the evacuation about an hour ...

Jun 24 2017

Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill

People are voicing opposition to the proposed Senate Republican health care bill. "It's simply not the answer", he said at a news conference, CNN reports . Heller ...

Jun 24 2017

After the Cosby sexual assault trial

Cosby's costar Keshia Knight Pulliam stood by his side throughout the trial . Hundreds of journalists descended on the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown for...

Jun 24 2017

New Zealand 30 Lions 15: The key moments

After an occasionally fractious relationship, the coaches of the All Blacks and British and Irish Lions found consensus in the wake of New Zealand's 30-15 win in th...

Jun 24 2017

Bill Cosby sexual assault trial: Jury to deliberate for 3rd straight day

Then Uber board member and hedge fund partner David Bonderman resigned Tuesday night after making what he called an inappropriate remark about women at a company meet...

Jun 24 2017

Cosby jury wants definition of reasonable doubt

Constand sued in civil court, and Cosby provided a sworn deposition in which he said he had engaged in consensual sexual activity with Constand - and that he had obta...

Jun 24 2017

NBA Players React to the 2017 Draft

Phil Jackson struck gold with his Kristaps Porzingis pick a year ago, so he must have thought he will double down this season. But a source also told ESPN Jackson refus...

Jun 24 2017

Idahoans Protest Senate Health Care Bill Outside Senator Offices

Heller said it is a "lie" that the Senate Republican health care bill would lower premiums. If they were to vote "no", and if Democrats hold together and vote "no", the b...

Jun 24 2017

Bill Cosby faces 2nd trial in sexual assault case

Just after 11 a.m. Thursday, jurors told O'Neill that they were at an impasse on all three counts of aggravated indecent assault stemming from Andrea Constand's claim tha...

Jun 24 2017

Diageo to buy Clooney's tequila brand in $1 billion deal

Diageo's chief executive, Ivan Menezes, said the company planned to take Casamigos beyond the U.S. and Caribbean to Europe and other markets "to capitalise on the si...

Jun 24 2017

George RR Martin's Novella Nightflyers Gets a Pilot Order from Syfy

Martin's chilling world of Nightflyers ", said Bill McGoldrick , executive vice president of scripted development for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment . Martin's origi...

Jun 24 2017

"Transformers: The Last Knight" Wows!

If you go onto Rotten Tomatoes' website, you can see that the current rating (as of time of writing) for the film is a dismal 18 percent. Transformers: The Last Kn...

Jun 24 2017

Insomniac's Spider-Man on PS4 Pro can't hit 1080p 60FPS

This latest one has him taking an exam for his driver's license. The folks at Insomniac Games keep sharing a steady flow of information about PlayStation 4's Spider...

Jun 24 2017

Tropical depression brings flooding to US Gulf Coast states

In the Lakeway Area, National Weather Service meteorologist Jeremy Buckles said the absence of high severe thunderstorm threats should not lull residents into a false...

Jun 24 2017

Queen Bette Midler Finally Wins Her First Competitive Tony Award

The legendary performer took home the Tony Award for best lead actress in a musical for her performance as Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello, Dolly! during Sunday...

Jun 24 2017

Royal Ascot 2017 - Highland Reel Nabs Prince of Wales's Stakes

Globetrotter Big Orange , who came 11th in the Hong Kong Vase and fourth in the Dubai Gold Cup , is on the second line of betting after bouncing back to form with a con...