PSY Set to Release 1st Album Since Smash Hit 'Gangnam Style'

South Korean rapper PSY, who is set to release his first album since becoming an international sensation more than 3 years ago with the hit "Gangnam Style," says the pressure to live up to that success caused him to take his time with his latest project.

Adele's '25' Sells Record-Breaking 3.38 Million Copies

Adele's new album "25" has sold 3.38 million copies in its first week, smashing single week sales records, according to Nielsen Music.

Attorney Compares Kansas Sperm Donor's Plight, Gay Marriage

NEWS | Nov 30
A Kansas sperm donor's battle to avoid being declared the legal father of a same-sex couple's child has some similarities to the fight for gay marriage, the man's attorney argued in court filings.

'Gods of Egypt' Studio, Director Apologize for White Cast

NEWS | By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 30
"Gods of Egypt" director Alex Proyas apologized for casting mostly white actors in his upcoming film based on Egyptian mythology.

Planned Parenthood: Long a Lightening Rod in US Culture Wars

NEWS | By David Crary and Brian Melley | Nov 30
As a leading defender of abortion rights and comprehensive sex education, Planned Parenthood deals daily with some of America's most contentious issues, and is well accustomed to receiving verbal threats.

Leaders of Warming Earth Meet in Paris to Cut Emissions

NEWS | By Seth Borenstein and Angela Charlton | Nov 30
Addressing the twin threats of global warming and extremist violence, the largest group of world leaders ever to stand together kicked off two weeks of high-stakes climate talks outside Paris on Monday.

Pope Francis Wraps Up Africa Trip

NEWS | Nov 30
Pope Francis is on his way back to Italy after a two-day visit to Central African Republic. After a final Mass at the sports stadium in Bangui, the pope's motorcade headed to the airport where his plane has now taken off.

Many Pastors Say Meeting With Trump Not An Endorsement

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Nov 30
Many of the black evangelical leaders invited to a meet-and-greet with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump were surprised that the gathering was being advertised as an endorsement.

Suspect in Colorado Clinic Shooting to Appear in Court

NEWS | By Sadie Gurman | Nov 30
The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs lived a troubled, isolated life in the mountains of South Carolina and Colorado, but acquaintances said he never hinted that he would target the organization.

Kobe Bryant Says He Will Retire at End of Season

NEWS | By Greg Beacham | Nov 30
After 20 years in a Lakers uniform and a lifetime in basketball, Kobe Bryant determined that his aching body and his passion for the game had both grown weaker than his excitement about the future.


14th Annual Art Basel Miami Beach

By Mike Halterman | Nov 29
Artists and art lovers from across the country and around the world are less than a week away from arriving in Miami Beach for one of the biggest events Miami Beach celebrates each year: Art Basel Miami Beach.


Japan Ready to Submit Proposal for Australia Submarine Deal

By Mari Yamaguchi | Nov 29
Japan is set to bid on joint development and production of an Australian submarine, Tokyo's first major military transfer since the World War II.


Social Media Helps Drive Historic Cuban Exodus to U.S.

By Michael Weissenstein | Nov 30
As summer began to bake the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, Elio Alvarez and Lideisy Hernandez sold their tiny apartment and everything in it for $5,000 and joined the largest migration from their homeland in decades.


New Estate and Financial Planning Opportunities for Same-Sex Couples

By Stuart Furman, Esq. | Nov 28
After last summer's landmark marriage ruling, states must provide same-sex couples with the same marital benefits that were previously only awarded to heterosexual couples. So what does that include? You'll find out here!


Ferrari Hometown Overwhelmed by Roar of Test-Driving Fans

By Colleen Barry | Nov 29
The howl of engines is disturbing residents' tranquility - including the afternoon siestas - and the risk of speeding cars is a safety concern, say city officials.


Dress to Impress in Miami Beach!

By Mike Halterman | Nov 29
Are you prepared for the White Party? Let me tell you a bit about the latest offerings from three retailers. You can buy from all of them online if you will be a no-show at White Party.


What To Know About 'BernieCare,' Sanders Health Overhaul

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 28
The most ambitious "repeal and replace" health care plan from a presidential candidate comes from Sen. Bernie Sanders, not from a Republican.


Kansas City Cool: Everything Really Is Up To Date

By Jill Gleeson | Nov 28
In the past 15 years, $9 billion - largely a mix of public and private funds - has poured into Kansas, sparking a Renaissance that just might outclass anything seen in any other American city. Here's part one of our insider's look at KC.