A Hawaii woman’s last name is a real mouthful, containing 36 letters and 19 syllables in all. And it’s so long that she couldn’t get a driver’s license with her correct name.
Britain is pondering plastic pounds.
The Bank of England is considering replacing paper money with polymer bank notes which are billed as cleaner, stronger and more secure.
An actor in the Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” was injured during a performance, the latest blow to a show that cost $75 million and has endured plenty of offstage drama.
Terrence Mann and Charlotte d’Amboise are hardly the only married acting couple with Broadway credits.
Egyptian authorities significantly raised the death toll from clashes between police and supporters of the ousted Islamist president, saying that at least 638 people died in violence.
One of the world’s most endangered bird species has made a major comeback in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico.
Pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva condemned homosexuality after criticizing competitors who painted their fingernails in rainbow colors to support gays and lesbians in the face of a new anti-gay law in Russia.
A prison program has inmates raising trout to feed penguins, polar bears and otters at the Columbus Zoo.
Las Vegas police are investigating whether employees went too far for reportedly helping the guitarist of Guns N Roses execute a grand romantic gesture.
Daren Jay “DJ” Ashba posted a photo on Instagram Saturday
Jessie Mueller has nabbed a beautiful Broadway role — she’ll be playing celebrated songwriter Carole King in a new musical.
Athletes from around the world are competing at this week’s World Dwarf Games in the U.S.
Central America is on track to have one of its worst years ever for the painful, sometimes fatal disease of dengue.
Vinyl record collectors are flocking to New York City’s Lincoln Center for a sale of albums that were donated to the New York Public Library.
The president of the tiny West African of Benin is dissolving his government in a surprise move without giving a reason.
A 1,500-year-old, 100-ton fungus gets its due this week with northern Michigan’s annual Humungus Fungus Fest.