Cookbook celebrates the tradition of Gullah Geechee cuisine
An 89-year-old first-time cookbook author, Emily Meggett, celebrates the cuisine of South Carolina's Gullah Geechee community and its African and Southern traditions.
Jonathan Majors has been arraigned on charges of harassment and assault
An attorney representing the actor says that he is "completely innocent" of charges that he assaulted and strangled a woman in New York City and that the woman has already recanted her allegations.
Harvey Weinstein will likely spend the rest of his life in prison after LA sentence
Once one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, the 70-year-old former film producer will most likely spend the rest of his life in prison. He is already serving a 23-year sentence in New York.
New MLK statue in Boston is greeted with a mix of open arms, consternation and laughs
A new public art monument dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King was unveiled Friday. It immediately drew consternation and jeers as well as plaudits.
Three global bands to look out for, courtesy of WOMEX
A Mexican cumbia-punk band called Son Rompe Pera, a traditional singer from West Bengal named Rina Das Baul and a group from near Timbuktu called Al Bilali Soudan: three global acts on the rise.
Jerry Lee Lewis has died at age 87
The iconic rock 'n' roll pioneer and last living member of the "Million-Dollar Quartet" — whose meteoric rise collapsed almost as quickly as he ascended, thanks to scandal — has died at age 87.
Adnan Syed, subject of 'Serial' podcast, is released after his conviction is vacated
Syed was 18 when he was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee. Lee was murdered in 1999 when she was also 18.
Plácido Domingo linked to criminal ring in Argentina, prosecutors say
Media in Argentina have broadcast audio recordings of police wiretaps that prosecutors say includes the voice of the famed singer making plans for a sexual encounter arranged by the crime ring.
Warner Bros. kills off 'Batgirl' movie, $90 million in
Sorry, DC universe fans: the movie, which starred 'In The Heights' actress Leslie Grace in the title role, will not be released theatrically or on HBO Max.
Claes Oldenburg, creator of Pop Art on a giant scale, has died at age 93
The Swedish-born, New York City-based artist was famed for his gargantuan renditions of prosaic objects — a lipstick, a clothespin, a cherry perched on a spoon — installed as public art.