Athletes gather in Moscow for the 14th IAAF World Championships in Athletics from August 10 through 18. The steeplechase is one of more than two dozen categories in which international athletes compete. The next competition will take place in Beijing in 2015.Launch Slideshow 4 PHOTOS
For his new movie, Lee Daniels took an unconventional approach when choosing the actors to play a succession of presidents.
Archeologists are trying to finally identify the real-life Mona Lisa by exhuming skeletal remains and DNA testing.
Zanzibar, once famed for its palm trees and attractive beaches, is becoming known for radicalism, religious violence, and, most recently, a shocking acid attack.
In a fight over the NYPD’s “stop and frisk” tactics, Bloomberg takes on the referee in what she calls a “below-the-belt attack.”
In Colombia, the president lost his popularity after he sought to end a 50-year insurgency.
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As the planet heats up, so do our tempers.
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An iPad app lets you interact, literally, with Josef Albers’s theories of color.
Zhang Ziyi on saying no to Hollywood, Chinese taboos, and being the new face of kung fu.
The Spanish master Javier Marías returns with another intellectual whodunit.