CARACAS - Peruvian author and Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa vowed on Thursday to honor until death a pact with his late Colombian counterpart Gabriel Garcia Marquez not to reveal the mystery of their famous decades-old enmity.
NEW YORK - Janet Yellen, the first woman to lead the U.S. Federal Reserve, pop star Miley Cyrus and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly were among the 41 women in the Time 100, the most women ever included in the magazine's list of the world's most influential people.
LOS ANGELES - Sam Claflin has fought pirates, fallen in love with Snow White and participated in a "Hunger Games" battle-to-the-death, but in his latest film, the British actor takes on the frightening consequences of the supernatural.
WASHINGTON - R&B singer Chris Brown's trial for allegedly assaulting a fan outside a hotel in Washington, D.C., was delayed again on Wednesday after his defense said more time was needed to arrange for the testimony of his bodyguard.
NEW YORK - Mark Shand, the brother-in-law of Britain's Prince Charles, died in a New York hospital on Wednesday after suffering a serious head injury in a fall outside a club following a charity event.
LOS ANGELES - The California Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to hear an appeal by Michael Jackson's personal physician, Conrad Murray, who was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the pop star's death.
NEW YORK - It's been a big year for Lupita Nyong'o. After winning an Oscar and a lucrative advertising deal the actress was named on Wednesday as the world's most beautiful woman for 2014 by People magazine.
NEW YORK - Stephen Colbert dropped in on David Letterman's late night CBS talk show, the "Late Show" on Tuesday, to get a glimpse of the rigors of the high-profile job he will take over in 2015.
SYDNEY - Ailing Grammy award-winning New Zealand singer Lorde has postponed her Australian tour this week after doctors advised she needed immediate rest and recuperation, her promoters said on Tuesday. | Video
NEW YORK - A former star of the History Channel reality TV show "IRT: Deadliest Roads" is due in court in Las Vegas next month to face first degree kidnapping, extortion and coercion charges, a spokeswoman for the Clark County District Attorney's Office said.