UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.
Costa Rican-born singer and actress Chavela Vargas has died of respiratory failure in a hospital in Cuernavaca, Mexico, her biographer said.
The famed Detroit Institute of Art stands to lose its remaining city subsidy under a budget presented to the city council by Mayor Dave Bing.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011.
U.S. author Barbara Kingsolver won the Orange Prize for Fiction for her novel "The Lacuna" at a ceremony in London Wednesday night, organizers said.
Police in Los Angeles are offering $200,000 for information about the theft of millions of dollars worth of paintings from a couple's home.
UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007.
UPI almanac for Friday, Dec. 8, 2006.
Today is Thursday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2005 with 23 to follow.
A new cultural exchange between Mexico and Britain will result in the first major show of the work of Frida Kahlo in England in more than 20 years.