09/26/2013 2:55amThe theater troupe that's brought an all-female interpretation of the "The Taming of the Shrew" to China says global audiences see Shakespeare's works powerfully and they believe touring is at the heart of the Bard's plays.
09/26/2013 6:03amAs Drake walks into the room, his body language projects an air of confidence.
09/26/2013 6:34amSuper heroes don't bow to fan pressure _ that's according to screenwriter David S. Goyer, who is co-writing the new "Batman vs. Superman" movie.
09/26/2013 7:38amPerhaps it was elementary, after all.
09/26/2013 7:55amNew Orleans' po-boy shops, gourmet restaurants and suburban bayou-side eateries are the backdrop for the country's search for its next "Top Chef," and some of the city's food stars came out to celebrate.
09/26/2013 7:57amWhen DJ Mister Cee _ one of hip-hop's pioneering DJs and a New York City radio personality _ confessed in a tearful interview to having same-sex encounters with transvestite prostitutes, one of most vulnerable moments came when he worried if his admission might hurt him: "Am I still going to be looked at the same way?"
09/26/2013 7:58amIreland's love affair with pub and pint is sparking national soul-searching as never before because of an unofficial holiday dreamed up by Guinness.
09/26/2013 8:49amThe United States and Japan have agreed to make it easier to import each other's organic products, the latest step in a global effort that could give consumers access to more _ and cheaper _ organic food.
09/26/2013 8:52amAnton Zaslavski, the DJ and producer known as Zedd, is sitting in a temporary recording studio at the back of his bus on a recent tour stop, but he hasn't had time to turn the computer on or slip on the headphones.
09/26/2013 9:08amThe biggest Viking ship ever found is coming to London as part of a major exhibition that aims to expand the popular image of the Scandinavian plunderers, whose voyages took them as far as Asia and North America.
09/26/2013 9:09amChristopher Foyle, the World War II English police detective turned postwar spy catcher, is a man of few words. Michael Kitchen, the actor who plays him, also tends to limit his public utterances _ at least to the media.
09/26/2013 9:29amRare photos of the young Rolling Stones, taken by their tour manager during their first years in the United States, will be unveiled during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's celebration of the group next month.
09/26/2013 9:50amOn a wall in Zachary Quinto's dressing room is one of his most prized possessions right now: a picture that looks like a child's ink drawing.
09/26/2013 10:05amThe first U.S. version of the 40-foot-tall rubber duckie that's made a splash in harbors from Hong Kong to Sao Paulo since 2007 will appear in Pittsburgh on Friday.
09/26/2013 10:05amIn the bearded, Birkenstocked `70s, the Moosewood Restaurant in upstate New York was more than a vegetarian eatery. It was the standard-bearer of a movement, iconic of a lifestyle, an ethic and an ideal. And like so many hippies from that era, Moosewood has grown up.
09/26/2013 10:26amAn American anti-chemical weapons advocate, a Palestinian human rights campaigner, a Congolese surgeon who helps wartime rape victims and a Swiss pioneer of pest control for sustainable agriculture have been named winners of this year's Right Livelihood Awards.
09/26/2013 10:31amHealth issues have forced British crooner Engelbert Humperdinck to cancel two shows, including an already rescheduled appearance at a Minnesota casino.
09/26/2013 10:36amBill O'Reilly says God told him to write his new book, "Killing Jesus: A History."
09/26/2013 10:38amWild boars, greys wolves and white-tailed eagles have made a comeback in Europe thanks to decades-long conservation efforts.
09/26/2013 10:53amThe Salzburg Festival's next artistic director has an ear for his singers' and musicians' complaints _ he wants to cut down on performances at the prestigious annual event.
09/26/2013 10:55amThe U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington is returning one of its most powerful artifacts to Poland: a wooden barracks that housed prisoners at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp.
09/26/2013 10:55amMaya Angelou (MEYE'-uh AN'-juh-loh) is receiving another honorary prize for writing.
09/26/2013 11:02amArtist Robert Indiana says love hurt him.
09/26/2013 11:42amWilliam Boyd has left James Bond stirred, if not shaken.
09/26/2013 12:29pmChange isn't undertaken haphazardly in the halls of Lincoln Center. This year, for example, is the first time the New York Film Festival is being led by someone not named Richard.
09/26/2013 12:37pmDr. William Masters was not a feminist. Apart from his studies of the human physiology of sex, he was a traditional man in the mid-1950s, the kind who kept his wife at home.
09/26/2013 12:53pmA Detroit-area law firm has filed suit against the Four Tops, claiming the singing group owes it $109,000 in legal fees.
09/26/2013 1:13pmThough Nina Ricci's safe spring-summer 2014 show broke no molds, there were some subtle surprises.
09/26/2013 1:22pmBetsy Brandt says the intensity of the final "Breaking Bad" episodes "physically affected" her.
09/26/2013 2:18pmMinnesota native and actress Jessica Lange is urging Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to suspend the state's wolf hunt.
09/26/2013 2:40pmAmber Tamblyn plays Charlie Harper's previously unknown daughter, Jenny, on the 11th season of CBS' "Two and a Half Men," premiering Thursday night.
09/26/2013 3:23pmIt was young, gifted and black all the way during Rick Owens' spirited spring-summer 2014 Paris fashion show.
09/26/2013 3:54pmRuben Studdard didn't even get one last pig-out session before making his way to "The Biggest Loser" ranch.
09/26/2013 4:08pmWant a side salad with that Big Mac?
09/26/2013 5:01pmPresident Barack Obama is appointing the woman behind the television series "Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Private Practice" to the Kennedy Center's board of trustees.
09/26/2013 5:12pmOrganizers have canceled Rock the Bells Festival coming tour stops in New York and Washington.
09/26/2013 5:59pmThe way Laura makes her entrance in the new Broadway production of "The Glass Menagerie" is jaw-droppingly brilliant. She emerges from out of the middle of a sofa, as if being born anew. It's a tip that a thrilling night at the theater awaits.
09/26/2013 6:49pmJolts and unexpected turns marked the third day of Paris' spring-summer 2014 shows -- though some were intentional, others were not.
09/26/2013 6:59pmChristie's drew the elite of China closer into its orbit with an auction Thursday of works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and others in Shanghai, the first time any foreign auction house has held such a sale on the mainland without having to go through intermediaries.
09/26/2013 8:40pmAllegiant Air reported no cancellations and only three delays among its 187 flights Thursday while mechanics made progress overhauling emergency exit slides on the airline's fleet of MD-80 aircraft.
09/26/2013 9:03pmA 19-year-old man was charged Thursday with hacking webcams at the home of Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf and other women to extort nude photos and videos from them, with authorities contending he forced several women to strip.
09/26/2013 9:33pmThere was a subtle, sad reminder of late "Glee" star Cory Monteith in the TV show's fifth-season debut episode.