Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, leukemia survivor, fights stomach cancer


TOKYO Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, an Academy Award nominee for his performance in the movie "The Last Samurai" and lauded in the recent Broadway revival of "The King and I," is fighting stomach cancer and will have to postpone plans to return to Broadway.

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, sixth man to walk on moon, dies at 85

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon as module pilot on the record-setting Apollo 14 mission in 1971, has died at the age of 85, the U.S. space agency said on Friday.

06 Feb 2016

Dan Hicks, eclectic American folk-jazz singer, dies at 74

NEW YORK Dan Hicks, an American singer and songwriter whose offbeat mix of folk, jazz, pop, country and blues earned him critical acclaim over a 40-year career, has died at age 74, his wife said on Sunday.

07 Feb 2016

Sanders to appear on 'Saturday Night Live' with Larry David: NYT

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders plans to appear in an interview with Larry David on NBC's "Saturday Night Live", the New York Times reported on Friday.

05 Feb 2016