“The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story” (Grand Central Publishing), by Douglas Preston To pigeonhole Douglas Preston a true-crime author is a gross understatement of his skills as a writer. Yes, his many ...

A Taiwanese-Canadian artist has created a 252-metre long watercolour painting to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this year. John Chen said the painting is a visual depiction of his love for the country, where he ...

An image of 432 Park, a residential skyscraper in Manhattan. Photo credit: CIM Group / Macklowe Properties Swelling inventory and thinning demand are continuing to take a toll on Manhattan’s real estate market, ...

US weapons manufacturer Northrop Grumman won two contracts worth more than $62 million combined to provide engine overhauls and logistics support for the US Air Force’s KC-10 air tanker program, the Department of ...

There’s perhaps nothing more compelling than a reluctant hero forced to face his demons and open his heart. This month, three heroes find that love makes them better men. In Emily Foster’s How Not to Let Go ...

There are precious few Gaelic initiatives launched in Scotland which are met with widespread approval. Typically, the development is attacked as a waste of money, with the language derided as at best worthless, at ...

Vesna Vulovic, a Serbian flight attendant who miraculously survived a plunge from a reported 33,000 feet after her plane exploded in midair in 1972, was reported dead on Dec. 24. She was 66. Serbia’s state TV said Ms. ...

PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- President-elect Donald Trump is said to be looking to Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy as models for his inaugural address, which aides said he is writing largely himself. Trump, who ...

(Bloomberg) The first major act of the unified Republican government in 2017 will be a vote in Congress to begin tearing down Obamacare. But the euphoria of finally acting on a long-sought goal will quickly give way to ...

Reaction to the death of actress Debbie Reynolds Wednesday at 84, a day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, died: — "Debbie Reynolds, a legend and my movie mom. I can't believe this happened one day after Carrie. My ...

Olympics glory is particularly strange for stars in the field of women's gymnastics, where the best performers are often teenagers who are thrust into the bubbling cauldron of overnight fame at an impossibly young ...

“Somewhere, Jerry Maguire is blushing,” is the way that United States District Court Judge Charles R. Breyer began his order on motions for summary judgment concerning a legal battle between National Football League ...

In Hollywood money flicks, there is often a blurred line between the art of the deal and the art of the steal. If you’re looking for an escape this holiday season, then look no further than these epic films for all ...

They’re one of Hollywood’s golden families, and Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have given a sneak peek into their private life. The star couple, who have been married since 2000 and have two children ...

BELGRADE, Serbia -- Vesna Vulovic, a Serbian stewardess who miraculously survived a plunge from 33,000 feet after her plane exploded in mid-air in 1972, has died. She was 66. Serbia’s state TV said Saturday Vulovic ...

Co-founder of Glasgow's Whisky Festival Mark Connelly is auctioning off the exceptionally rare bottle of whisky to raise money for the ME Association. The whisky, which is unique in that it is bottle 1 of 1 of a ...

Kudos to Douglas Todd for raising some important questions in his recent article on international education. Unfortunately, by leaving many questions unanswered readers may have been left with the impression that the ...

First Team Sydney Berenyi, Silverado The junior outside hitter was the Class 4A Sunrise Region Player of the Year and helped the Skyhawks to the region title. Berenyi led the state with 524 kills (5.1 per set) and had ...

Lee Griffiths, Stuart Armstrong, and Moussa Dembele, have been on target, as 10-man Celtic posted a 3-nothing victory over Hamilton Academical, at New Douglas Park on Saturday. Visiting Celtic had a few chances in the ...

The Clark County Coroner has identified two people who died Friday after separate crashes involving possible medical episodes. Douglas Cahill, 66, crashed into a parked car near East Charleston Boulevard and South ...