ATHENS British singer and actor Sting called world leaders "half men and cowards" on Saturday for their inability to solve the refugee crisis.
LOS ANGELES Joe Jackson, patriarch of the singing Jackson family, was reported on Friday to be hospitalized with a serious, possibly terminal illness.
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A man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of up-and-coming U.S. rapper XXXTentacion, who was gunned down in Florida on Monday, police said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer, who gave up a psychiatric career to become one of the leading conservative political commentators in the U.S. media, died on Thursday at the age of 68, the Washington Post and Fox News said. | Video
LOS ANGELES A former top editor at Bloomberg, Time magazine and the Wall Street Journal, who has steered some of the most influential U.S. publications over five decades, has been hired as executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, the paper's new owner said on Monday.
LONDON The voice of Stephen Hawking was beamed into space with a message of peace and hope on Friday as the British physicist, who gained international acclaim for his work on black holes, was laid to rest during a service at London's Westminster Abbey. | Video
LOS ANGELES Ellen DeGeneres is going back to her roots, launching her first stand-up comedy tour in 15 years in a limited run of shows on the U.S. West Coast in August. | Video
LOS ANGELES Los Angeles prosecutors said on Wednesday that their sex crimes team was reviewing a case against "Rocky" actor Sylvester Stallone.
LOS ANGELES A temporary restraining order was issued on Wednesday against Stan Lee's caregiver, who is accused in court documents of subjecting the 95-year-old Marvel Comics magnate to elder abuse since taking charge of his affairs earlier this year.