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BOSTON (AP) — A sword has broken off again from a memorial depicting the famed 54th Massachusetts Civil War regiment, featured in the Denzel Washington movie "Glory." Boston police are investigating after the damage was reported Tuesday. They suspect vandalism. National Park...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of physically abusing and threatening her. The Grammy winner was ordered to stay 100 yards away from Karrueche Tran and not attempt to contact her after...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alden Ehrenreich has taken control of the Millennium Falcon. The Han Solo "Star Wars" spin-off has begun production. The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that shooting began at London's Pinewood Studios on Monday. To kick off the untitled Han Solo movie, the...
"The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test, and the Power of Seeing" (Crown), by Damion Searls A bear. A bat. A butterfly. Images seen in Rorschach inkblots reveal the viewer's unconscious mind, including any serious mental disorders. Or do they? Is the Rorschach test a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Hanks is putting his love of vintage typewriters to good use — his collection of short stories will be published in October. The Oscar-winning actor's first book, "UNCOMMON TYPE: Some Stories," features 17 stories, each in some way involving a different...
"I Liked My Life" (St. Martin's Press), by Abby Fabiaschi The novel "I Liked My Life" begins with Madeline, its main character, assessing a potential new wife for her husband, Brady. It's immediately clear she's dead and speaking from a sort of limbo afterlife. Within a dozen...
LONDON (AP) — Artists and activists want to create a permanent memorial to David Bowie in the London neighborhood where he was born. Plans were unveiled Tuesday for a three-story-tall lightning bolt sculpture , inspired by the cover of Bowie's album "Aladdin Sane." The proposal...
DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police have filed disorderly conduct charges against two people who allegedly used a racial slur to insult Hollywood actor Jamie Foxx in a restaurant. Police said they acted after receiving reports Sunday of "particularly arrogant and rude"...
PARIS (AP) — His luminous strokes produced masterpieces like "Girl with a Pearl Earring." But Vermeer, the unique jewel in Dutch painting's crown, copied ideas from his contemporaries like every other artist, argues a new major exhibit at the Louvre Museum in Paris that opens...