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Lauren Beukes is a writer who likes to tells stories about power between men and women. Her new book "Afterland," will tell the story of a disease that kills almost the entire male population.
For years, the Getty Museum in Los Angeles has been famous for its large collection of European paintings, sculptures and other works of art. Recently, it has become popular for something else: an art challenge on social media.
Ellis Marsalis Jr., the jazz musician, teacher and head of a musical family has died after being infected with coronavirus.
When Dominic Benhura started creating traditional Zimbabwean sculptures as a young man 40 years ago, he never thought it would make him famous and rich.
It has been almost six-and-a-half-years since the American music group Pearl Jam released an album. That changed Friday when the band dropped its eleventh collection, Gigaton.
The spread of the new coronavirus has completely changed the daily routines of people around the world. Many are trying their best to find a "new normal" during a pandemic.
Ugandan poet Stella Nyanzi was released in February after spending more than a year in prison for some words she wrote on Facebook. Uganda's government says those words insulted President Yoweri Museveni.
Chef Zhang Xuesi lowered the fire on the stove where he was cooking his Cantonese meal. He added all the necessary foods, including the seafood, shrimp. He quickly lowered the fire and turned toward a phone camera as hundreds of people watched him online.
The spreading coronavirus has canceled several touring performances from top musical artists. But some of these musicians have found a new place to sing: their living rooms.
Hip hop is getting its very own museum in its birthplace in New York State.
Billionaire art collector David Nahmad cannot remember why he bought "Nature Morte," a small oil painting by Pablo Picasso.
Visitors come to the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C. to enjoy many different plants, and the peace of nature.
Nashville, Tennessee is already known to many Americans as Music City. It is famous for country music in the United States and is home to many recording companies.
Professor Matthew Delmont decided a few years ago that he wanted to change how he teaches African American history.
The United States space agency recently marked the loss of a very important person to America's early space efforts.
In 1976, American Barbara Smith became only the second black model to appear on the cover of Mademoiselle magazine. That was only the beginning of her extraordinary success.
By Susan Shand
26 February 2020
In the United States, some once-loved stores are trying to understand decreasing sales. Jewelry store Tiffany & Co. is an ex
Jigsaw puzzles for adults are becoming more popular in America. The puzzles have pieces of different shapes that, when put together, form a picture.
When the Islamic State (IS) group moved across northern Iraq in 2014, its forces tried to destroy the Yazidi people.
The United States celebrates Valentine's Day each year on February 14. Images of hearts are everywhere, as are red roses and boxes of chocolates to give to that special person. You could say that "love is in the air."
Jessica Hahn-Chaplin smiles for cameras while wearing the beautiful yellow clothing and high heel shoes of passista samba dancers. She is in Rio de Janeiro to study the techniques of passistas through the Paraiso do Tuiuti samba school.
A robot has led human musicians during a live performance in the United Arab Emirates.
South Koreans are celebrating after movie director Bong Joon Ho and his film Parasite won big at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles.
Actors, directors, producers and other movie industry stars will gather Sunday in Los Angeles, California, for the yearly Academy Awards. Winning an Academy Award, or Oscar, can push forward a career like almost nothing els