The mentors on The Voice may be superstars, but the consensus is it’s not on them that the singing competition show has failed to find big stars such as themselves. Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green and the show’s host and producer Carson Daly addressed journalists at the Television Critics Association summer press tour.
Keen New Year’s revellers may have to travel further afield to enjoy annual festivities as Waikato’s biggest celebration is set to take a sabbatical.
What does it mean to be 13, backstage adults, watching on tiptoe, waiting to go onstage? Some things about this age of change are unchanging
How you feel about Kim Clijsters doing a split in a frilly orange skirt probably depends on your reaction to a well-oiled Caroline Wozniacki serving a tennis ball into a wind machine. Then again, these provocative scenarios, which form part of the Women’s Tennis Association’s new “Strong is Beautiful” advertising campaign, seem tame compared to the spot starring Belarusian tennis ace Victoria Azarenka.
Hot Mac and cool Chris prevail after a furious fortnight In all of sport, there is no contest as self-consciously august as Wimbledon. Like a dowager duchess, Wimbledon walks hand in hand with a statelier past, revering its history, requiring homage to its traditions, never questioning its prerogatives.
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a California ban on selling or renting violent video games to minors. The ruling was an important win for free speech, as the court said that violent video games, not matter how objectionable, are works of art in their own right
The slow pace of America’s economic recovery means many states are still hurting financially.
At the American Medical Association's annual meeting in Chicago last week, when the doctors got around to discussing medicine instead of medicare, topic A was the danger of smoking. Physicians already familiar with tobacco's implication in the growing incidence of lung cancer were startled to hear that they had been worrying about one of the least of tobacco-caused troubles
Postpartum depression is a familiar rite of new parenthood. Feelings of emptiness, sadness and anxiety settle in after the birth of a child, and in severe cases last for months
With banks reluctant to loosen purse strings and credit-card companies aggressively slashing credit lines, a growing number of consumers are turning to the once murky world of pawnshops for quick cash. “Loans are up 20% to 25%,” estimates David Crume, president of the National Pawnbrokers Association