The Hindu festival is billed as the world's largest gathering, a chance to wash away karmic debt and liberate oneself from the cycle of rebirth and death.
Richard Gere says he's parting with the instruments to support global humanitarian causes. Christie's says the "Pretty Woman" star studied trumpet and is a self-taught pianist and guitarist.
Hollywood stars like Justin Bieber and Kim Kardashian are hoping to cash in on their fame and 'social capital' and draw attention to charities by making the 'Hollywood Pledge.'
Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, who recently announced his retirement from the political aspect of his role, was born in 1935. The Dalai Lama said on March 10 that he plans to formally step down as political leader in a widely anticipated move seen as modernizing the Tibetan government-in-exile.
Douglas Perry, author of "The Girls of Murder City," talks about the true cases that inspired the musical "Chicago."
Documentary film 'Burma VJ' is about Democratic Voice of Burma and how it relayed images from the 2007 protests to the world. Aye Chan, the news organization's chief, speaks about his motives, the risks, and the Oscar-nominated movie.
Cop movie ‘Brooklyn’s Finest’ is a morality tale that puts a bleak cast on the profession.