Arts & Culture

President Bush, right, presents the 2007 National Medal of Arts to author N. Scott Momaday of Oklahoma City, Thursday. Nov. 15, 2007, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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A Native American author whose writings have highlighted his indigenous culture is this year's winner of a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature's power to foster peace
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July 22, 2019
FILE - In this May 7, 2009, file photo, author, comedian and co-founder of the Yippie party as well as stand-up satirist, Paul Krassner, 77, poses for a photo at his home in Desert Hot Springs, Calif. Krassner, the publisher, author and radical…
He was 87 and had recently transitioned to hospice care after an illness
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July 21, 2019
Ireland's Shane Lowry smiles as he sits next to the Claret Jug trophy at a press conference after winning the British Open Golf Championships, at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, July 21, 2019.
The 32-year-old golfer wins his first major championship as thousands cheer him at Northern Ireland's Royal Portrush course
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July 21, 2019
Guests pass by an exhibit under the nose of a Saturn V rocket at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., during celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. (AP Photo/John…
Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon on July 20, 1969
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July 20, 2019
In this April 1972 photo made available by NASA, John Young salutes the U.S. flag at the Descartes landing site on the moon during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity.
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Conspiracies still thrive despite massive evidence
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July 20, 2019
In this Aug. 3, 2018 photo, MarylIn this Aug. 3, 2018 photo, Marylou Whitney is seen at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.  The "Queen of Saratoga," has died at 93.u Whitney is seen at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Philanthropist, socialite and horse-racing enthusiast Marylou Whitney, known as the "Queen of Saratoga," has died at her…
Philanthropist, socialite and horse-racing enthusiast Marylou Whitney, known as the "Queen of Saratoga," has died at her Saratoga Springs estate after a long illness
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July 19, 2019
FILE - In this April 4, 2019 file photo, Jamie Lee Curtis, recipient of the CinemaCon vanguard award, poses at the Big Screen Achievement Awards at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.  Universal says it will release two new “Halloween” films, including one…
One will have the ominous title 'Halloween Ends'
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July 19, 2019