A 'who would've thought it' moment: Brian May unveils Royal Mint's Queen coin

Britain's Royal Mint has issued its first commemorative coin featuring a British rock group, in a tribute to the late Freddie Mercury and the three other band members of Queen. "This is a 'who would've thought it' moment. Here we have a coin of the realm, a five-pound coin in fact, made by The Royal…

Portrait found in gallery walls verified as missing Klimt masterpiece

Art experts have confirmed that a painting discovered hidden inside an Italian art gallery's walls last month is Gustav Klimt's Portrait of a Lady, which was stolen from the gallery nearly 23 years ago. The authentication of the painting announced Friday solved one of the art world's enduring mysteries — where did the missing work end up?…

Jury selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial

A jury of seven men and five women was selected Friday for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial after an arduous two-week process, setting the stage for testimony to begin in the next week. The final tally mostly erased a gender imbalance that, just hours earlier, led to complaints by prosecutors that the defence was deliberately trying…

Eminem releases surprise album advocating for gun control

Rapper Eminem has once again dropped a surprise album, releasing Music to Be Murdered By on Friday. The follow-up to 2018's Kamikaze — also released without warning — was announced on Twitter just after midnight. The Detroit rapper also released a new music video for Darkness, one of the 20 tracks on the album, that depicts a shooting at a concert.…