"Could you hear me?" Stephen Hawking asked in his iconic computer-synthesized voice, getting a cheerful "yes" from hundreds of people in a speech hall at the Hong Kong Science Park.
President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka now has an office at the White House, although she will not be a government employee, an administration official told AFP on Monday.
A judge said Monday he would issue a written ruling on whether fugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski can return to the US without fear of being jailed for having sex with a minor.
Chuck Berry, one of the creators of rock'n'roll who helped shape modern youth culture with his dance-ready rhythms but who struggled to overcome institutional racism, died Saturday. He was 90.
American musician Chuck Berry, also known as 'father of Rock'n'Roll', was found dead at his home in St. Louis, Missouri on Saturday, according to local police. He was 90.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate will pay an official visit to Paris on Friday and Saturday, months before the 20th anniversary of the death of William's mother Diana in a car crash in the French capital.
Actress Mischa Barton is the victim of "revenge pornography," her attorney said Tuesday, threatening legal action against anyone touting sexually explicit images of the 31-year-old actress.
It is a tale as old as time (or one dating back to the 1990s, at least): Disney dusts off an animated classic, adds bells, whistles and real people, and everyone makes a fortune.
Joni Sledge, one of four sisters who sang one of disco's most enduring songs, "We Are Family," has died at age 60, a representative said Saturday.
"That American guy who can recite Chairman Mao poetry" is how most Chinese in the mainland describe Wu Danran, or Dylan Walker, after he appeared on TV show Chinese Poetry Conference. Few people, however, have paid attention to his other identity: an American Communist.
"Tiffany [Trump] is a woman of integrity and passion. I was impressed by her personality."
Wang Tao, the 50-year-old Chinese designer whose New York fashion week show on February 11 was attended by US President Donald Trump's youngest daughter, said people shouldn't read too many political implications into her ties with Tiffany Trump.
Music has the ability to build bridges between countries and cultures. Currently there is no better representative of this than the Silk Road Ensemble.
Cliched rappers spend money on bling and cars, but Senegalese American artist Akon is looking skywards to splash his cash, investing in solar power projects across Africa.
Adele, who has become a global pop sensation with her songs of heartbreak, has confirmed years of speculation that she is married.
One Direction heartthrob Louis Tomlinson was arrested after an airport brawl with paparazzi that left two people injured, police said Saturday.
Oprah Winfrey, a US media proprietor and former talk show host, has suggested that she may be open to a presidential bid.
The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine are to pay a visit to Poland in July, presidential minister Krzysztof Szczerski told the Polish Press Agency on Friday.
New York-based publisher Penguin Random House has won the book industry's most coveted contract: a deal to produce the memoirs of former president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.