‘Atlas of Beer’ surveys beer culture around world

Think of beer and you may think of Irish pubs or Germany’s Oktoberfest. But a National Geographic book called the “Atlas of Beer” su...

March 4th, 2018 |  


Katie Couric recounts facing sexism during career

CINCINNATI (AP) — Veteran TV journalist Katie Couric recounted Thursday facing demeaning descriptions and “gross comments” during he...

March 2nd, 2018 |  


ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS

NY museum now charging non-residents NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s Metropolitan Museum is now charging a mandatory $25 entrance fee to most a...

March 1st, 2018 |  



The language of ‘Black Panther’ — it’s real

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Much of what is seen in “Black Panther” is fictional, including the country where the movie is based. But in Wak...

February 25th, 2018 |  


Five things you probably didn’t know about the Oscars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — You have a firm grip on this year’s Oscar nominees, last year’s winners and what host Jimmy Kimmel will undoubted...

February 25th, 2018 |  


‘The Post’ renews attention for Pentagon Papers ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated “The Post” has revived interest in the newspaper battles of the 1970s, the ...

February 25th, 2018 |  


Weinstein defends self with quotes by women

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein wants a judge to dismiss a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit against him and invoked the words and actions o...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


Tears, joy as ‘Black Panther’ opens across Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — “Black Panther” has burst onto the screen in Africa, handing a powerful response to the unfortunate remarks abou...

February 18th, 2018 |  


Blackface in Chinese comedy sketch draws criticism

BEIJING (AP) — A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being broadcast on Chinese state...

February 18th, 2018 |  


The good, the bad and the none: A look at Oscar hosts

NEW YORK (AP) — The very first Oscars were held on May 16, 1929. They were only 15 minutes long, watched by only 270 people at the Hollywood Roo...

February 18th, 2018 |