Mudslide: Hundreds gather for prayer service
Hollywood has long imported many of its Latino actors and directors from Spain and Mexico. Now some of those immigrant artists are bringing in investment capital to make films about U.S.-born Latinos.
Willie Perdomo's new collection is inspired by the salsa jam bands of '70s-era Puerto Rican New York. The poems are performance-page crossovers, rich in sound, slang and musical detail.
NYPD: Car flips into Queens creek, 4 dead, 1 hurt
EU working with Russia, Ukraine to defuse crisis
2 priests, Canadian nun abducted in Cameroon
Obama: Republican budget would shrink opportunity
Iran reportedly nominated a diplomat with ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S Embassy in Tehran. It's the latest sign of how hard it will be for the U.S. and Iran to overcome decades of mistrust.
The Justice Department wants the settlement against Kerr-McGee to send a powerful message: corporations can't shirk their responsibility to clean up the toxic legacies of their operations.
Adam Begley says Updike created an everyman in his Rabbit book series, and inhabited him fully, "allowing that everyman's senses to be totally open to the American experience."
Whales are famous for spouts and blowholes. Turns out there's another whale opening that's just as important, but I'm too polite to mention it.
Climate meeting to discuss future of fossil fuels
20 years after his death, Nirvana's music — and tributes to and fights over it — remains a steady presence. Here's a taste.
Prospect of spy release latest twist in legal saga
Suit over deadly drone strikes is tossed by judge
Al-Qaida calls for Syria arbitration over killing
Hungary's Fidesz tipped to win big in Sunday vote
Rare Myanmar ecosystems protected only on paper
Examples of differing views of nuke missile force