(CNN) — The most common question that curator Edward Bleiberg fields from visitors to the Brooklyn Museum's Egyptian art galleries is a straightforward but salient one: Why are the statues' noses broken?
(CNN) — Nearly 14,000 feet below the surface of the South Pacific, a remote-controlled research craft has glimpsed the hull of an aircraft carrier, the USS Wasp, that hadn't been seen since 1942. Word
The NCAA tournament tips off in full on Thursday, which means time’s a-wasting to get those brackets filled out. As a service to you, the reader, we thought it would be a good ideal to compile predictions
The National Recording Registry has released its annual group of additions to the list — and there is definitely something for everyone. The 2018 class ranges from groundbreaking music by Ritchie Valens
Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting "Cinderella," ''The Simpsons," ''Star Wars" and "Dr. Strange" under one corporate roof. The deal is likely to shake
(CNN) — Finland has a lot to celebrate. Not only does it have a capital city bursting with gastronomic creativity, the spectacular Northern Lights and Santa Claus's year-round home (plus the reindeer staff)
Here are our instant picks for the 2019 NCAA tournament. The tone for this college basketball season was set on opening night in the Champions Classic, when Duke embarrassed Kentucky by 34 points in Indianapolis
Born 100 years ago today, Nat King Cole was one of the most popular and influential entertainers of the 20th century. As an African American ballad singer and jazz musician, he topped the charts year year,
Phone envy The US is falling behind on phone design, and foldables are the proof. This year’s Mobile World Congress was full of foldables, from Huawei’s sleek Mate X to Xiaomi’s triple-folding model to
J.K. Rowling has long been open about the fact that Albus Dumbledore, the secretly-not-so-grandfatherly head wizard of her Harry Potter books (and more dashing middle-aged hunk in the Fantastic Beasts
Editor's note: Bracketology has been updated with the latest NCAA tournament projections through games played on March 17 — at 5 p.m. ET. Selection Sunday is here. In one of the closest battles for No.
Merwin declined a Pulitzer in 1971 for "The Carrier of Ladders," citing the feeling of shame being an American during the Vietnam War evoked. NEW YORK — W.S. Merwin, a prolific and versatile poetry master
See Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and More Stars of the '50s and '60s Photographed by Douglas Kirkland
Now 84, the Toronto-born photographer Douglas Kirkland has spent six decades photographing the most famous faces of the era. There's arguably only one, though, who he has to thank for that: Marilyn Monroe,
Culture & HistoryReference St. Paddy's Day is mostly a U.S.-based event, though cities around the world do celebrate with lots of green and lots of beer. Culture & HistoryReference 3 Minute Read St. Patrick’s