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Trump Officially Proposes to Eliminate National Endowments for the Arts and the Humanities

Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesThe Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting are also on the chopping block. Making America “great” again does not apply to culture, philosophy,...

Military personnel data leaked in Dun & Bradstreet database

File photo - the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia (AP) The huge leak of a Dun & Bradstreet database containing the details of almost 33.7 million people includes over 100,000 military personnel,...

Shaun Keaveny: ‘I was like one of those Italian sons who don’t have to...

I grew up in a colossal extended family where we all lived cheek by jowl on the Higher Folds housing estate in Leigh, Greater Manchester. A family member moving a mile-and-a-half...

The Glastonbury 2017 barometer – strong and stable, or weak and wobbly?

Strong and stable Unfashionable genres Thundercat repping jazz fusion and Lemon Twigs bringing back glam. Electro-swing next? Lord Buckethead Introduced Sleaford Mods. Wants to nationalise Adele. Vote winner....

Women’s Event Postponed After Anti-Trump Protesters Harass Speakers

Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), chair of the U.S. House Foreign Relations Committee, was forced to postpone his annual Women’s Conference at California State University Fullerton after anti-Trump protesters harassed and intimidated...

New York City awash in green for St. Patrick’s Day parade

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City was awash in green and Irish pride Friday as throngs from both sides of the pond celebrated at the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade...

Aid workers get a bad rap – but too often they’re thrown in at...

Yemenis are staring at impending famine. Acute famine in the Horn of Africa, an impending food crisis in Yemen and ongoing civil war in Syria are among the main causes of...

Marissa Mayer’s $23-million severance from Yahoo may look obscene. But it’s even worse.

On the surface, if there’s something positive to be said for the $23-million golden parachute due to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer as the company gets sold to Verizon, it’s that the...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ smashes box office records

'BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.' Bill Condon's remake makes it big in the box office on its opening weekend. Screengrab from YouTube/Disney Movie Trailers LOS ANGELES, USA – Disney's Beauty and the...

Two decades after handover, scant love for China among Hong Kong youth

JoJo Wong, who was born six months before the Hong Kong's handover to Chinese rule in 1997, poses with his childhood photo which was taken around the same spot in 1999,...