Canny startups and big brands race to sell red carpet fashions to online buyers - all before the ceremony is over.
Our correspondent went along to the sixth annual Hearing Voices Congress to meet the people talking back.
Most people over 30 would struggle to recognise them, but YouTube, with six billion hours of video per month being watched, is creating its own celebrities
Jens Breivik, father of the man who killed 77 Norwegians in 2011, speaks about a national and personal trauma
Refugees from countries where homosexuality is illegal are fighting to change a humiliating system
Blind people have dogs, blind athletes have fellow sprinters. Why do guide runners put themselves second?
'This is the end of Europe. We cannot tolerate this endless madness'
Maria Sharapova has been the highest-paid female athlete in the world 10 years in a row. Here's why.
When Justin Omps, 28, moved aboard the Tycho Brahe last September, he transformed the timeworn tugboat into a floating frat house. Docked on the Potomac River at Washington, D.C.'s Gangplank Marina, Omps's 60-foot boat boasts an electric barbecue and a thatch-roof tiki bar lit by jumbo Christmas lights--and, inevitably, a trash bin overflowing with beer cans.
Bells began tolling for same-sex couples in Massachusetts one year ago this week. A year in numbers:Date same-sex couples began legally marrying: May 17, 2004Number of same-sex marriages performed in Massachusetts from May 17, 2004, until February 2005: 6,142Number of male couples: 2,170Number of female couples: 3,972Number of heterosexual marriages in Massachusetts during that time: 30,872Public support in Massachusetts for marriage equality in April 2005: 56%Public support one year ago:...
As early as June a new witch may descend on Salem, Mass. The TV Land cable network is poised to erect a nine-foot, 1,500-pound statue honoring Samantha Stevens--the witch-cum-housewife in the sitcom "Bewitched." Pending final approval by Salem next week, the bronze behemoth will depict Samantha flying on a broom before a crescent moon; it will sit in a small park. "It adds to the recognition of the city and offers a whimsical look at life," says Mayor Stanley Usovicz.But some residents are...
College calendars include exams and holidays but leave out an important annual event: when students are most likely to get tested for STDs. The peak seasons, according to each school's sexual-health and wellness center:U Penn Post-spring break Students regret risky business once back from warmer climesU Arizona Every Monday Wild on the weekendsU Alaska End of October Snow falls; dorm life heats upU Georgia Football season Parties, beer, bad decisionsU Wisconsin October and April Undergrads are...