MIAMI (Reuters) – The older sister of Cuban leaders Fidel and Raul Castro has died in Havana at the age of 88, a sibling who lives in Miami said. Angela Castro, who was the oldest of seven Castro siblings, died on Tuesday after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, her […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Conservative activist Andrew Breitbart, an influential voice in U.S. Republican politics known for his attacks on liberals and Democrats, died unexpectedly of natural causes in Los Angeles early on Thursday, his family said. He was 43. The brash and outspoken blogger and commentator, who published politically inspired […]
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Since their debut four weeks ago, NBC’s two most-talked about TV shows have been on opposite trajectories: “The Voice” has soared in the ratings, while viewership for “Smash” has crashed. Monday’s episode of “The Voice,” which pits teams of singers selected by music stars Christina Aguilera, […]
LONDON (Reuters) – The closest violinist Sarah Chang, who made her debut with the New York Philharmonic at age eight, can recall having needed a break from it all came when she was 16 — but even then she had to wait two years to get it. …
LONDON (Reuters) – Could “green” be the new black? Perhaps only if you can imagine wearing stilettos made from pistachio nuts and coffee beans and clothes from orange peel, fungi and mould. While the fashion pack are hitting the catwalks at Paris Fashion Week, students at London’s Kingston University have […]
It’s the true mark of an important designer that he can take a concept, translate it into beautiful clothes and then see them influence the way women dress all over the world. Which is what will happen with the latest collection from Dries Van Noten, a magna print meditation and […]
After seven days of catwalk presentations, Milan Fashion Week came to a close February 28. Here is a roundup of some of the event’s biggest trends, including clashing prints and capped shoes.
The 35-carat pear-shaped diamond Marie de Medici wore at her coronation in 1610, one of the world’s most famous gems, is to be auctioned in Geneva on May 15, Sotheby’s announced Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Three new albums and fans of the late Whitney Houston were unable to oust Adele from her top spot on the Billboard 200 chart on Wednesday, as the British singer notched a 22nd week at No. 1 with her Grammy-winning record “21.” The multi-platinum “21″ has […]
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (Reuters) – Pop diva Lady Gaga brought her star power, her mom and some of her famous friends, including Oprah Winfrey, to Harvard University on Wednesday to launch a new foundation aimed at empowering young people and stamping out bullying. “If you have revolutionary potential, you must make […]