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  • Our lack of choice at the pump props up the Saudis

    At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so? In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
  • Review: Hallmark's 'William and Catherine' more like 'The Blandersons'

    Review: Hallmark's 'William and Catherine' more like 'The Blandersons'
    Dan Amboyer and Alice St. Clair may look like HRH Prince William and Catherine Middleton in "William & Catherine: A Royal Romance" (8 p.m. Aug. 27, Hallmark Channel; 1 star), but I hope that's where the resemblance ends. If the real royal couple is this...
  • Top women with global influence

    Top women with global influence
    The world's queen of influence doesn't wear a crown. But she carries a big stick. In the latest Washington Whispers poll by U.S. News & World Report, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is by far and away viewed as the most influential woman on the...
  • Mixing art and wine

    Mixing art and wine
    Q: Waaaaay back in the '60s I thought I saw bottles of wine with labels designed by Picasso, Dali and other popular artists. Was I dreaming? —Elizabeth Dewey, Crystal Lake, Ill. A: No, you weren't dreaming. The artists' labels were (and are) found...
  • Info on visiting London

    TELEPHONES To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code), 44 (the country code for England) and 20 (the city code for London). WHERE TO STAY The Goring, 15 Beeston Place, 7396-9000, http://www.thegoring.com. This...
  • Thursday morning talkers: Weiner asked porn actress to lie

    On¬†weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles¬† • I'm sure that's not all he...
  • Prince Edward to visit Baltimore. And don't ask about the wedding.

    Prince Edward to visit Baltimore. And don't ask about the wedding.
    Prince Edward -- 7th in line to the British throne, youngest child of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, 48-year-old kid brother to Prince Charles, Prince Andrew and Princess Anne -- comes to Baltimore Tuesday NOT to discuss his biggest claim to fame,...
  • Reporting on royalty: a primer for commoners in the press corps

    Reporting on royalty: a primer for commoners in the press corps
    This may be Charm City, but the PR outfit promoting Prince Edward's visit wasn't sure the Baltimore press corps had the polish to cover royalty. So IMRE took it upon itself to play Henry Higgins to newsroom Eliza Doolittles. "Royal Protocol: The general...
  • Angelina Jolie's tattoo sparks new rumors about baby with Brad Pitt

     
    A bit of new ink on Angelina Jolie's tattooed arm has speculators in a tizzy over the possibility that the actress may be adopting or having another child with partner Brad Pitt while eclipsing her international altruism. Angelina Jolie, the UN refugee...
  • Monster Mash: Iran cuts ties with Louvre museum; museums, artists voice support for Ai Weiwei

     
    Iranian government severs ties with Louvre Museum over artifacts dispute...
  • The casting of 'The Hunger Games': Just calm down already

     
    Why are Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, and Jennifer Lawrence cast as the kids in the "Hunger Games" movie?...