Sophie Berman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 12:13pm
Olivier Award-winning British theater director Howard Davies, who had hits in London and Broadway directing Kathleen Turner in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," Lindsay Duncan in "Private Lives," and Kevin Spacey in both "A Moon for the Misbegotten" and "The Iceman Cometh," has died. He was 71.
Presidential papers including John F. Kennedy's scribbled notes for a 1960 campaign speech and a fragment of George Washington's draft of his first inaugural address are among the top lots of a New York City auction.
Jill Lawless, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 5:42pm
Paul Beatty's "The Sellout," a stinging satire of race and class in the United States that has drawn comparisons to Richard Pryor and Mark Twain, won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday — the first time an American has taken the prestigious fiction award.
Kristen By Groot, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 4:02pm
Prince Albert II of Monaco was in Philadelphia on Tuesday inspecting a house he recently bought: the home where his mother, Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly, grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from his father, Prince Rainier III.