The Grammy awards were handed out over the weekend and French DJs Daft Punk scored a double win. The group took home album of the year for "Random Access Memories," and record of the year with the summer dance hit "Get Lucky." Lorde won two Grammys for song of the year and best pop solo performance with her breakout hit "Royals." And Macklemore & Ryan Lewis took home 4 Grammys - sweeping the rap awards and also taking home the honor of best new artist. Quentin Tarantino is suing online publisher Gawker Media and the website AnonFiles.com for more than 1 million dollars for posting a copy of his unproduced screenplay. The lawsuit accuses both outlets of illegally posting Tarantino's script for "The Hateful Eight." Tarantino said last week that he was halting production on the film due to the script's release. Finally, Steven Spielberg addressed a United Nations Holocaust conference. Spielberg spoke at the 'International Day of Commemoration in Memory of Vict
Peyton Manning is the only current Broncos player to have won a Super Bowl ring, with Indianapolis in 2007; he also lost the Super Bowl in 2010 with the Colts. Manning has the chance to win another ring and he could retire if he succeeds against the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
While people around the world celebrate the New Year with over-the-top festivities, Pope Francis had a more humble approach. He presided over Vespers in St. Peter's Basilica, calling on followers to reflect on the contributions they made to those in need. (SOUNDBITE) (Italian) POPE FRANCIS SAYING: "As the year 2013 comes to an end, we collect, as in a basket , the days , the weeks , the months that we have lived, to offer everything to the Lord. And let us ask courageously, how we lived the time that He has given us? Did we use it mainly for ourselves, for our interests, or we have been able to spend it for others? How much time have we reserved to be with God, in prayer, in silence, in adoration?" Those who could not make it inside the Basilica waited outside, hoping the Pope would pay them a visit. And he did not disappoint. After a moment of prayer near the nativity scene in St. Peter's Square, he took a moment to greet the excited crowd.
Colombia striker Radamel Falcao refused to give up hope on appearing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup as he held a news conference in Oporto, Portugal on Monday (27th January) after having surgery on his damaged knee.
Formula One team Toro Rosso unveil the car that they hope will bring them improved fortunes in 2014 - the STR9 - at the start of pre-season testing at the Jerez racetrack in southern Spain on Monday (January 27).
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach criticised world leaders for politicising the Olympic Games as Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed delegates to Sochi on Tuesday (4 February).
In the latest NHL Stadium Series match, the New York Rangers defeated the New Jersey Devils 7-3 at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. Henrik Lundqvist, Mats Zuccarello, Rick Nash and Carl Hagelin enjoyed the unique experience of playing ice-hockey outside.
Some U.S. Olympians have successfully brought stray dogs met in Sochi back to the U.S. Others are still struggling to cut through the red tape and airline restrictions. What's required to get a dog back to the U.S.? WSJ's Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer. Copyright 2014, Dow Jones & Company, Inc.