By a thread: Thai Muslim family keeps silk weaving heritage alive

Over the click-clack of the teak loom, Niphon's family laments the lack of apprentice weavers at his Bangkok silk shop, as modernity...

Frozen 2 holds top spot at box office

Disney blockbuster "Frozen 2" held top spot at the North American box office over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, taking in an estimated...

Harvard names Rihanna its humanitarian of the year

Rihanna may be best known as an R&B superstar, but on Wednesday she was named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year for...

Bollywood film spotlights India’s toilet shortage

Bollywood may be famous for its blingy song and dance numbers, but a new movie released Friday deals with a distinctly less glamorous subject-India's...

Da Vinci design jewel still key for Tuscan silk weavers

Close-up view of reels of thread in the laboratory of Antico setificio Fiorentino ancient silk factory in Florence

‘Green Book’ wins Toronto film festival audience prize

Peter Farrelly's dramatic comedy buddy movie "Green Book," starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen, won the Toronto International Film Festival audience prize on Sunday,...

‘Superfood’ craze makes big business of Africa’s baobab

Taerou Dieuhiou has been shinning barefoot up baobab trees in Senegal's southern Casamance region to collect the oblong fruit since he was 15. Business...

Bono Joined by Patti Smith at U2’s Paris Concert: ‘We Are All Parisians’

Less than three weeks after postponing their iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE concerts in the wake of the Paris attacks, U2 was back to rock the...

‘Donald Trump is a Pig’: Roger Waters on attack at mega-fest

Rocker Roger Waters savaged Donald Trump with a pig balloon caricature as he vowed to make the most of his platform Sunday at a...

‘Star Trek Beyond’ gracefully finds orbit amid tragedy

When the "Star Trek Beyond" cast and filmmakers gathered in Los Angeles last month for Anton Yelchin's funeral, they had a decision to make....

‘Bad Boys’ again do well for Sony, topping N. America box office

In this file photo (from left) Director Adil El Arbi, actors Will Smith, Joe Pantoliano, Martin Lawrence, director Bilall Fallah and...

Berlin filmfest rolls out red carpet for women trailblazers

Europe’s first major film festival of the year, the Berlinale, kicked off yesterday making a statement against entertainment industry sexism by welcoming...

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