Bong told reporters that the movie's story has not only "funny, comic" elements but also "bitter, painful natures" of the disparity between the haves and have-nots in modern society.
By Hyung-Jin Kim, Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press
When most Americans think of the World War II battle for Iwo Jima – if they think of it at all, 75 years later – they think of one image: Marines raising the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi, the island’s…
By Greg Wilsbacher, The Conversation
At the exhibition "Speechless: Different by Design," touching pieces of art is actually encouraged. As Jeffrey Brown reports, the Dallas Museum of Art show -- created as a collaboration between designers and brain researchers -- explores how people interact with…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
“Power struggles in prison are sometimes overtly violent, but mostly they are psychological and subtle,” he said.
By Courtney Vinopal
When writer Isabel Allende creates characters for her novels, she often looks to real people as “models.” For a crime novel she wrote, Allende said she needed to connect with a member of the U.S. military.
Twelve tapestries by Renaissance master Raphael are back on display in the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, nearly five centuries since they were last shown in the space together.
Journalist and historian Craig Fehrman has written a book called “Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote.” He sits down with John Yang to discuss the long history of presidential writing, the strategy…
Comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short first connected in the 1980s while filming “The Three Amigos” and have remained close friends ever since. For the NewsHour’s “That Moment When,” Martin and Short join Steve Goldbloom to discuss the moment they…
By Zachary Green
It has been 55 years since civil-rights activist, James Baldwin, and founder of the conservative National Review, William F. Buckley, Jr., met for a debate on race in America. That discussion and the lives of the two cultural giants are…
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