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  • Libya's only a part of Mideast equation

    The eyes of the world are on the battle for Libya. It's undeniably a compelling drama: Spirited but untrained rebels, plus NATO airstrikes, pitted against an eccentric dictator with a cinematic wardrobe. But it's the wrong drama to worry about. The...
  • A right royal cake

    A right royal cake
    At this point, the bridal gown is top-secret, the menus and the wine lists are still hush-hush, yet everyone knows Prince William's wedding to Kate Middleton on April 29 will feature two cakes and exactly what they'll be made of. Got to hand it to them...
  • TLC takes a fashionable look at Britain's royal wedding

    In a world wracked by rebel uprisings, political downfalls, spiraling prices and sinking confidence, the pomp and pageantry of a British royal wedding may seem not only anachronistic but downright frivolous. Don't tell that to American network and...
  • 'Charles & Di' revisits wedding of another century

    The massive audience that tuned into the 1981 nuptials of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer may have watched the events of that day through a haze of rosy optimism, but the events that followed -- a marriage that soured and ended in divorce, Diana's...
  • Royal wedding doughnut debuts

    Royal wedding doughnut debuts
    Forget the two wedding cakes, Prince William and Kate Middleton. You know you've really arrived on the world stage when Dunkin' Donuts introduces a "Royal Wedding Donut" in honor of your nuptials. Said doughnut is described by Massachussetts-based...
  • Boda Real: Buckingham Palace se viste de fiesta

    <b>Boda Real:</b> Buckingham Palace se viste de fiesta
    La residencia oficial de la Reina Isabel II se engalana para recibir a los invitados al enlace de su nieto, el príncipe Guillermo, con Kate Middleton. Se trata de uno de los edificios más emblemáticos del Reino Unido. ¿Visitamos su interior? Diecinueve...
  • Prince William takes Kate Middleton to Princess Diana's tomb

    Prince William takes Kate Middleton to Princess Diana's tomb
  • Princess-to-be Kate Middleton has Maryland family ties

    Princess-to-be Kate Middleton has Maryland family ties
    Soon-to-be princess Kate Middleton has a few prominent Marylanders — and American celebrities — in her family tree. Middleton, a commoner who marries Prince William on Friday, is a distant cousin of "The Star-Spangled Banner" author Francis...
  • Princess Diana Remembered

    Princess Diana Remembered
    The wait is nearly over for Royal wedding watchers with Prince William and Kate Middleton set to get married about 5am Chicago time Friday morning. It's been almost 15 years since Prince William's mother came to Chicago. But those we spoke with consider...
  • Royal wedding: Her Royal Blandness

    Royal wedding: Her Royal Blandness
    I admit it: I love Kate Middleton. I love that she defied the usual dating advice and waited years for her prince to come around. I love that she's a commoner but still wears those outrageous feathered hats. Most of all, I love that the hats are the...
  • Why I'm watching the royal wedding

    Why I'm watching the royal wedding
    Friday mornings at 4 a.m. generally find me asleep, but this week I'll be among the thousands of Anglophiles glued to my television for the "wedding of the century." At 25, I've spent the better part of my adult life either in Europe or wishing I was...