See how Vatican treasures, religious art and couture come together in a seamless mix of the sacred and the secular at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.
For the first time, three ancient lacquer Buddha sculptures were exhibited at the Freer-Sackler galleries. Research helps ensure they'll last another thousand years.
The glittering Freedom Sculpture in Los Angeles, modeled after the ancient clay Cyrus Cylinder, is just one testimonial to Persian king Cyrus the Great's support for human rights.
The National Book Awards recently created a prestigious prize for works of literature, both fiction and nonfiction, translated into English. Authors, translators and readers will benefit.
Black Panther, the first Hollywood blockbuster centered on a black superhero and to star a mostly black cast, is defying long-held stereotypes about Africans and women.
Grammy Award-winning musician Esperanza Spalding exemplifies women making history in fields that were once nearly exclusively male, like jazz.
A photo of Parker Curry, who is 2 years old, in front of a new portrait of Michelle Obama electrified social media and captured hearts around the globe.
The evolution of figure skating is linked closely to the modern Olympic movement. The gravity-defying, glamour-loving athletes of today owe their sport to these pioneers on the ice.
Olympic gold medals are among the most prestigious prizes in sports, bringing fame and fortune. But they're mostly silver, and worth just $576 in metals.