Culture

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people

2 hours ago   |   National Post

MARIANO ROQUE ALONSO, Paraguay - For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for...
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Amendment forces Cultural Council to submit spending plan

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The state Senate is ramping up oversight of the free-spending Mass Cultural Council by passing an amendment requiring the art agency to draft a spending plan by the...
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Chicago pianist honored at 102nd birthday celebration at Palmer House Hilton

6 hours ago   |   ABC

The Palmer House Hilton invited Dorothy Olson and her family back for a birthday celebration complete with musicians and honors.
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Billy Kidd brings a funny, droll and mystifying vibe to Liberty Magic

Billy Kidd brings a funny, droll and mystifying vibe to Liberty Magic

10 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

She will be performing at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Downtown venue through June 23.
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Steak, Sumo and Fighter Jets: Inside Japan's Plan to Keep Trump Busy

10 hours ago   |   Time

When Donald Trump arrives in Tokyo on Saturday, he'll be the first foreign leader to meet Japan's new Emperor Naruhito , but he won't find much “executive time” on his...
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Benjamin Watson admits Patriots' culture unchanged since he left in 2009

11 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

Benjamin Watson understands what it means to be part of the New England Patriots, which should help make his transition back to the team after an almost 10-year absence a...
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Booksmart is ‘a master class' and triumph from first-time director Olivia Wilde

11 hours ago   |   National Post


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Brightburn is a woefully inept attempt at an ironic inversion of the superhero origin story

11 hours ago   |   National Post

Superman and We Need To Talk About Kevin get the mashup no one asked for in Brightburn. It's a distressingly by-numbers thriller about a boy from another planet who crash lands...
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Wild chimpanzees eat tortoises after cracking them open against tree trunks

12 hours ago   |   Science Daily   |   2 articles

Researchers have observed wild chimpanzees in the Loango National Park, Gabon, eating tortoises. They describe the first observations of this potentially cultural behavior...
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Xavier Dolan continues his career path along the Croisette at Cannes

12 hours ago   |   National Post


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Trump calls for declassifying Russiagate probe docs

Trump calls for declassifying Russiagate probe docs

President Donald Trump has ordered his attorney general to declassify information about what prompted the Russiagate investigation - and ordered the heads of the intelligence... Read more ...

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China

WASHINGTON - President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with China. “We will ensure that the... Read more ...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged with publishing classified info

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged with publishing classified info

The new charges go far beyond an initial indictment against Julian Assange made public last month that accused him of conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea... Read more ...

Feds say a sixth migrant child died while in the care of authorities in...

Feds say a sixth migrant child died while in the care of authorities in September

The girl, whose death was not reported publicly for nearly eight months, is now the sixth migrant child known to have recently died after journeying to the U.S. Read more ...

Kawhi Leonard pours in 35 as Raptors nip Bucks to take series lead

Kawhi Leonard pours in 35 as Raptors nip Bucks to take series lead

MILWAUKEE - Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Raptors beat the Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Leonard showed no... Read more ...

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls

The legislation would impose stiffer fines of as much as $10,000 per call on robocallers. Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Raptors' Game 5 road win over Bucks

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Raptors' Game 5 road win over Bucks

Toronto traveled to Milwaukee for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals and defeated the Bucks 105-99. Read more ...

‘American Taliban' released from prison after 17 years

‘American Taliban' released from prison after 17 years

The man who became known as the “American Taliban” after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan in 2001 is being released from prison. Read more ...

Giolito throws 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0

Giolito throws 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0

HOUSTON - Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the... Read more ...

NBA playoffs 2019: Raptors take series lead over Bucks after...

NBA playoffs 2019: Raptors take series lead over Bucks after come-from-behind Game 5 win

Toronto was able to erase a double-digit deficit behind a 35-point night from Kawhi Leonard. Read more ...