Tue, 10 Dec 2013 05:00:00 EST
The spotlight shines on Canadian short story maven Alice Munro, who though absent from the Nobel Prize reception in Stockholm Tuesday, is nonetheless being celebrated worldwide.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:58:05 EST
Actor George Clooney released a video Tuesday voicing his support for the Ukrainian protesters who have been out on the streets of Kyiv for over two weeks, protesting their government’s decision to become part of a closer alliance with Russia.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 06:43:53 EST
Actor Ian McKellen says the British government has advised him not to go to Russia because of the country's anti-gay "propaganda" law.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:34:00 EST
Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber arrived Tuesday in the Philippines, where he has launched a campaign to raise $1 million help victims of last month's killer typhoon.
Mon, 9 Dec 2013 15:10:16 EST
For the first time in 50 years, the legendary jazz drummer behind Charlie Brown's Christmas special played the music that has moved generations.
Mon, 9 Dec 2013 12:20:46 EST
Violent dramas on the broadcast networks carry milder parental cautions than cable shows like The Walking Dead but can equal them in graphic gore, a failure of the TV ratings system, a new study found.
Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:39:03 EST
A French auction house has ignored an urgent request by the U.S. Embassy to delay an auction of dozens of sacred Hopi masks and put them on sale today.
Mon, 9 Dec 2013 13:02:16 EST
Legendary rocker Neil Young is hosting four benefit concerts in support of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in its fight against oilsands development.
Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:12:19 EST
Elmira, Ont., sculptor Timothy Schmalz says he feels 'uplifted' and 'happy' after his latest work was returned, along with a sorry note, to the downtown church from which it was stolen about a week ago.
Sun, 8 Dec 2013 21:55:38 EST
Thousands of fans, friends and car enthusiasts head to the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita to pay tribute to Paul Walker at the site where the 'Fast and Furious' actor died in a car crash.
Sat, 7 Dec 2013 00:34:25 EST
Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-centre rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
Fri, 6 Dec 2013 13:07:55 EST
In talking about principles such as freedom and replacing racial hatred with love, Nelson Mandela attracted the attention of a generation of idealists. His message and dynamic leadership made him a darling among artists.
Fri, 6 Dec 2013 14:31:06 EST
The guitar that Bob Dylan plugged in when he famously went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold Friday for a record $965,000 US, the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction.
Fri, 6 Dec 2013 09:22:57 EST
Filled with brilliant performances, Out of the Furnace explores brotherly bonds and brutal fighting against the backdrop of an America in decline. Promising in its big-picture scope, the gritty drama falters however when its director narrows his gaze towards the conclusion, says Eli Glasner
Sat, 7 Dec 2013 03:55:21 EST
The film adaptation of Hold Fast, Kevin Major's award-winning coming of age story, has finally hit movie screens in St. John's and Halifax.