Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga at the Globes

When they dissed the future Lady Gaga


Maybe everyone is an underdog at some point. Lady Gaga had a Facebook group named after her when she was a raven-eyed NYU freshman at 18. It told Stefani Germanotta, in myriad ways, that she would never be famous.

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Larry King has left the CNN building

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Why these older Korean men are obsessed with a K-pop girl band

Could social media photos be costing the lives of African rhinos

Global Scan
Zara Gladman prepares to become Lady Alba

In Scotland’s independence referendum, Lady Alba is voting ‘Naw!’

A Lebanese family watches TV fortune teller Mike Feghaly give his predictions for 2014

People in Lebanon love New Year predictions — the more outlandish the better

Lifestyle & Belief

Predictions are part of TV fare on New Year’s Eve. They may be popular, but they’re neither accurate nor widely believed.

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American Band Bloodhound Gang Sparks Outrage in Russia

Global Politics

Late last month American rocker “Evil” Jared Hasselhoff of the band Bloodhound Gang pulled a stunt that caused an uproar in the Ukraine and Russia. The World’s Nina Porzucki reports.

In Chile, a cemetery that unites the living and the dead

Global Politics

The general cemetery in Santiago, Chile, is a place where families come together. In life, and in death, sports teams, families and all manner of people choose to live the after-life together. The living regularly tend their graves and visit their departed family members.

Super Bowl 2012 halftime show presents Madonna opportunity to reconnect

Arts, Culture & Media

This year’s Super Bowl halftime show will be Madonna’s first ever — but she’s a singer known by probably all ages of NFL fans. With a new album forthcoming, a new movie out this week and younger rivals challenging her pop stardom, this could be Madonna’s chance to restate her relevance.

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Chilean Cemetery’s Party-Like Atmosphere

Arts, Culture & Media

What if the Red Sox decided to fork out for a group crypt or Lady Gaga got to build her own grave the size of a small pyramid guarded by two huge sphinxes? In the General Cemetery of Santiago, Chile, such things are possible, as Olivia Crellin reports.