Phyllis Diller, the housewife turned humorist who aimed some of her sharpest barbs at herself, punctuating her jokes with her trademark cackle, died Monday morning in her Los Angeles home at age 95.
Photos from the Superhero Costume Ball at the Dayton Art Institute held on Friday, August 17, 2012.
Miss World Yu Wenxia of China won the Miss World 2012 beauty pageant at the Ordos Stadium Arena in inner Mongolia, China
First-year students at the University of Dayton moved into Marycrest, Stuart, Founders and Marianist residence halls Saturday, Aug. 18. They are part of the largest first–year class in the 162-year history of the university.
A magazine features the life of the late drug lord Pablo Escobar, and Escobar's son launches a fashion line named after him.
Staff photos from the 2012 Western & Southern Open tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio.
They asked for undies on heads, masks, and as much color as possible on Friday. They got all that plus a topless activist hacking down a cross in Ukraine, balaclavas on Soviet-era statues of soldiers in Bulgaria, and everywhere signs reading "Free Pussy Riot."
Browse some of the most interesting images captured from around the U.S. and the world.
On Aug. 15, 1969, a three-day festival "of peace and music" kicked off on a 600-acre farm in upstate New York. The event has become recognized as one of the most pivotal moments in pop music history.
A dog gets stuck, a lion gets that itch and a tiny seahorse sees what time it is. Which photo is the funniest? Take a look.
Fidel Castro rode a revolution to power in Cuba in the late 1950s. See photos throughout the decades since then.
August 16 is National Roller Coaster Day, commemorating the day the first roller coaster raced down the rails in 1884 at Coney Island.
Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera is the latest MLB player to be suspended for a positive drug test.
According to the U.S. Census, there were more than 10 million auto accidents in the year 2009. Of that number, almost 34,000 were deadly. So what state is the most dangerous to drive in? You may be surprised at the answer. Information was gathered by http://247wallst.com.
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan made a campaign stop at his alma mater Miami University in Oxford on Aug. 15, 2012.
The top 10 finalists of American Idol performed at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.
Stars turn out for the funeral of Marvin Hamlisch, who composed or arranged hundreds of scores for musicals and movies.