Culture & Arts

The industry is often still surprised when films like "Hustlers" hit big at the box office.
Ecuador protests, fire-walking and California wildfires round out this week's most striking images.
At the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, the rapper will finally be honored for her must-see music videos, years after fans started lobbying for the recognition.
In several recent sci-fi/fantasy films, Black women and girls are at the forefront as they try to defeat otherworldly obstacles.
1999 was the year of the Teen Queen. What does it mean for those of us who grew up both revering and rejecting this feminine ideal?
From “Ladies First” to “Hot Girl Summer,” a look at the camaraderie among women in rap over the years.
The author, who died Monday at age 88, knew language isn’t limitless. But she wrote like it was.
Cinema this year has helped us become more fluent about trauma so that we can relate to each other more openly about our vulnerability.
A Soyuz rocket launch, a chile-eating competition and a photogenic mummy round out this week's best images.
An adorable baby manatee, a burning rainforest and Hong Kong protests round out this week's best images.
Continued Hong Kong protests, Thai fish and a hot air balloon photo shoot round out this week's best images.
Hot air balloons above Kenya, flooding in Texas and some striking art exhibits round out this week's collection of best images.
An explosive Romanian air show, a charred Amazon rainforest and a bathtub opera round out this week's best images.
A whale in Brazil, flooding in New Orleans and blindfolded goats round out this week's best images.
A rainy art installation, the U.S. mourns after mass shootings, and thousands of rubber ducks round out this week's top images.
People searched for terms that reflected the ominous "send her back" tenor of Trump's rally, in which he ratcheted up his racist attacks.
"I think such ignorance needs to be challenged, and if I can do it with a bit of humor, even better."
A giant whale kite, a massive pumpkin and a gravedigging competition round out this week's best images.
The 2019 honorees include the long-running PBS show “Sesame Street,” the first time a television program will receive the honor.