UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman's 75th birthday on Friday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real — and less sexualized — woman.
NEW YORK (AP) — You want the story? You want to really know what's up with "The Front Page" on Broadway? Well, pay attention, you lousy baboons. Here's what you need to know: This sap of a play is older than yesterday's news. But, I'll level with you. This is the God's honest truth: A fellow named Nathan Lane somehow saves it.
NEW YORK (AP) — When Rachel Stewart was a rising senior at Bellbrook High School in Ohio, her assigned reading for AP Literature included a work of criticism that she dreaded getting through: "How to Read Literature Like a Professor," by Thomas C. Foster.
NEW YORK (AP) — The social, economic and emotional legacy of post-World War II baby boomers certainly hasn't lived up to the 1960s optimism of a youth movement that thought it would "change the world."
Kids these days sure have a lot of characters to play with, whether they're into superheroes, "Star Wars" or classics like Barbie and G.I. Joe. But their most memorable imaginary friends are the ones they make up on their own — say, aliens made of Legos or exotic dinosaurs created with crayons and paper.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A diplomatic push for the return of Native American ceremonial objects from auction houses in Paris has been hampered by loopholes in U.S. laws that authorities and lawmakers say prohibit the trafficking of the federally protected items domestically but don't explicitly ban dealers from exporting them to foreign markets.