Weird clouds may have inspired 'The Scream': scientists

Apr 25, 2017

Weird clouds may have inspired 'The Scream': scientists

The psychedelic clouds in Edvard Munch's iconic "The Scream" have alternatively been interpreted as a metaphor for mental anguish or a literal depiction of volcanic fallout. On Monday, scientists hypothesized that the Norwegian painter's inspiration may in fact have been rare clouds that form in ...

Famed singer Peggy Hayama dies at 83

| Apr 12, 2017

Famed singer Peggy Hayama dies at 83

Singer Peggy Hayama, best known for performing the Japanese version of "Do-Re-Mi" from the Broadway musical "The Sound of Music," died of pneumonia at a Tokyo hospital on Wednesday. She was 83. After starting her career as a jazz singer at a U.S. military camp ...

Rocker J. Geils dies at age 71

Apr 12, 2017

Rocker J. Geils dies at age 71

J. Geils, leader of The Geils Band, whose hard-driving hits of the late 1970s and early 1980s included "Centerfold," "Freeze Frame" and "Love Stinks," died on Tuesday at his home in Groton, Massachusetts, police said. He was 71. Groton police said Geils, whose full name ...

At 73, Barry Manilow comes out of closet

Apr 6, 2017

At 73, Barry Manilow comes out of closet

Chart-topping singer Barry Manilow came out of the closet Wednesday at age 73, saying he kept silent on his nearly four-decade relationship with a man to avoid disappointing fans. Manilow, best known for his love ballad "Mandy" and Latin-tinged pop number "Copacabana (at the Copa)"), ...