The Veronica Mars actress asked her partner to marry her on Wednesday to celebrate the United States Supreme Court’s overturning of the Defence of Marriage Act (DOMA). The 32-year-old’s gay and lesbian friends are now able to tie the knot, leading them to arrange their own wedding
Multi Grammy-award winning hip hop artist will.i.am performed at a company party in Auckland last night. Calling the former Black Eyed Pea “one of the world’s biggest superstars”, Hallenstein’s Brothers enlisted him to DJ at its “Ultimate After Party”.
On what might have been her 44th wedding anniversary with John Lennon, peace activist Yoko Ono has tweeted a graphic reminder about gun violence in the United States – her photograph of Lennon’s blood-stained glasses. The 80-year-old artist repeatedly posted the picture with the message that “over 1,057,000 people have been killed by guns in the USA since John Lennon was shot and killed on 8 Dec 1980”.
With a range spanning the cardigan-clad sweetheart in the hit musical Grease and the leotarded gym instructor in the raunchy single Physical no one could accuse Olivia Newton-John of playing it safe in 40 years of singing country, pop and rock. The Australian, who was born in England and is touring there for the first time in 35 years, admits to being terrified at some of the choices she made in a career boasting four Grammy awards and a lead role in the biggest musical movie hit in US history
John Walker Lindh, who is serving a 20-year sentence for aiding the Taliban, testified in federal court Monday in Indianapolis in an attempt to overturn a prison ban that he says severely restricts Muslim prayer. Lindh spent more than two hours on the witness stand in a lawsuit he filed against the warden and the federal […]
Although 14 American statesand most Western nationshave substantially abolished the death penalty, the Supreme Court has thus far declined to rule on its constitutionality.
There are illegal immigrants on the loose in the Midwest. Originally hailing from Asia, they’re about 3 ft
VESSELS MOORED IN HARBOR: NINE BATTLESHIPS; THREE CLASS-B CRUISERS; THREE SEAPLANE TENDERS; SEVENTEEN DESTROYERS. ENTERING HARBOR ARE FOUR CLASS-B CRUISERS; THREE DESTROYERS.
Just as wars — two World Wars and, equally important, the cold war — dominated the geopolitical map of the 20th century, economics will rule over the 21st. All the big questions confronting the world in the century ahead are basically economic.
One mystery of Yasser Arafat’s life seemed unsolved at the time of his death: How much money did he have, and where is it?