The future of tap dancing in America may rest on the small shoulders of a four-foot-tall, 52-pound, 10-year-old boy from Ashburn, Virginia. Luke Spring is a YouTube darling who is even more astonishing in person
For more than 36 years, Star Wars has been a part of Anthony Daniels’ life. Still, it wasn’t until recently that he understood the significance of May the 4th for Jedi junkies everywhere.
The only bum note so far in Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake (UKTV, Monday) has been the lousy accent of American actress Elisabeth Moss. I’m sure there would have been a swarm of local actresses who could have done a far better job of playing Kiwi detective Robin Griffin – for instance, Robyn Malcolm, who is also in the mix playing an American
Denmark is not exactly a global power center, but the former leader of the small, tidy nation is about to become a major player on the world’s diplomatic stage.
King Robert Baratheon of Westeros enjoyed winning his crown more than he does wearing it. When he was young and strong, he overthrew the sadistic regime of Aerys Targaryen, “the Mad King.” Now he’s middle-aged and fat; married in a loveless political alliance to Queen Cersei , daughter of the wealthy, cunning Lannister family; and sitting on the Iron Throne, forged from the swords of vanquished foes and literally painful to occupy
Hamid Karzai is lonely. He is huddled, as always, deep inside his presidential palace in Kabul, protected by towering stone walls, growling dogs and U.S
In cities across the country, people with nowhere to live have done what many would have thought unthinkable before the economic crisis: moved into tents.
A purported message from Osama bin Laden to Europeans urges them to distance themselves from the United States, noting that Americans are losing the war in Afghanistan. The brief message in Arabic, which appeared Friday on radical Islamic Web sites, has subtitles in English and German
Alejandro Valverde all but wrapped up victory in the Tour of Spain with a solid ride in a time trial on the 20th and penultimate stage which was won by Britain’s David Millar. The National Assembly voted in favor of Sarkozy’s plan, 329-238
Iraq’s main Shiite parties Monday announced the formation of a new alliance that excludes the prime minister — at least for now. The coalition, named the Iraqi National Alliance, was formed to compete in the country’s national elections in January