A new exhibition at the International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln will shed light on the role stitched signatures can play in depicting people's lives.

New Mexico State University is using star wattage to raise funds for a new lecture series named after longtime professor and Tony-winning playwright Mark Medoff.

As George Clooney and Sandra Bullock prepare this fall to shoot the political comedy "Our Brand Is Crisis," in New Orleans, producers are looking for locals interested in appearing as extras in the film.

A new documentary that explores the lives of five brothers whose glass-making empire helped turn Muncie into an industrial powerhouse will premiere this month in the central Indiana city.

The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town — not realizing he's fired it backward at his leader.

Placido Domingo will be the closing act at this year's iTunes Festival in London.

A suburban New York artist crashed the opening of her own exhibit. Literally.

Donnie Wahlberg's "Favorite Girl" Jenny McCarthy is now his wife.

Painter Audrey Bauer could be considered an expert in impermanence.

Utah's Sundance Mountain Resort has announced plans to add one of the longest zip line tours in the country.

Hello Kitty, whom many learned last week is a girl and not a cat, may be the queen of Japan's cute characters, but she's hardly the only one.

Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

Heads of House, Senate intelligence panels warn of threat from Islamic State fighters in US

People used to tell Philip "Red" Wick that he wouldn't be able to retire because he didn't have a "real" job.

The Electric Zoo music festival was shut down in the face of powerful thunderstorms Sunday, forcing thousands of people to leave its island setting and marking its second cancellation in as many years.

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.

The second day of downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival sizzled on Sunday as more than 37,000 concertgoers grooved to an eclectic mix of rock, hip-hop and electronic music under the blazing sun.

"My brain is like a popcorn popper," Nancy Coplin says. "Ideas just — poink! — pop up."

Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.

Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

Larry Davenport was 15 when he learned how to square dance in 1972.

Viewers of a new reality show will soon find out what happens when two fledgling directors are given $850,000 to direct their own movies from the same script.

The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here's what has been catching the eye of The Associated Press:

So much stuff, so little style. The dream dorm room was just not happening.

With dozens of films jostling for attention at the Venice Film Festival, it takes originality to make an impact. Two Israeli filmmakers have done it by refusing to accept that death is no laughing matter.

While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it's so prevalent among the gaming community.

Life-sized figures sketched into red rock cliffs in Canyonlands National Park were drawn 1,000 years more recently than what had long been believed, a team of Utah State University scientists discovered about the world-renowned rock art.

Biz Robbins and her husband, Don, were teachers in Colorado when Don told Biz he was moving to Alaska.

It's pretty hard to find a novel way to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by now, but two-time Grammy-winning rapper Pras Michel, a founding member of the Fugees, has done it — getting his dousing in the center of North Korea's capital on Sunday.

The National Symphony Orchestra is moving its annual Labor Day weekend concert inside to the Kennedy Center due to the weather, instead of performing on the Capitol lawn.

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