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  • Prince George's christening portraits by Jason Bell unveiled

    Prince George's christening portraits have arrived! OK, now we can officially gush about how cute Prince George is ... Prince William and his wife, Catherine, the former Kate Middleton, baptized their 3-month-old baby Wednesday and have unveiled...
  • Saudi police warn of crackdown on 'Day of Female Driving' protest

    Saudi police warn of crackdown on 'Day of Female Driving' protest
    Saudi authorities warned Wednesday that police will respond to a planned "Day of Female Driving" on Saturday by fully implementing laws against "actions that disturb social peace." But organizers of the women's defiant road rally said they read the...
  • Saudi Arabia's women drivers: Ovarian issue

    Saudi Arabia's women drivers: Ovarian issue
    WHEN a group of Saudi women first took to the kingdom's roads to flout its ban on female drivers, they publicised their protest by fax and videocassette. The 47 participants suffered fines, travel bans, social ostracism and, in some cases, the loss of...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2013)

    Ender's Game Distributor: Summit Entertainment An anti-bullying allegory writ on the largest possible scale, "Ender's Game" frames an interstellar battle between mankind and pushy ant-like aliens, called Formics, in which Earth's fate hinges on a tiny...
  • 'Diana' the movie: Not bad, but not that good either

    "YOU KNOW, Hillary Clinton gives of herself. Princess Diana gives of herself. But they are not saints," said actor Edward James Olmos. Well, during no point in Hillary Clinton's lifetime has she ever been considered a saint. Princess Diana, however, even...
  • Bruno Mars, Queen Elizabeth among 2014 Headwear Hall of Fame inductees

    Bruno Mars, Queen Elizabeth among 2014 Headwear Hall of Fame inductees
    Crooner Bruno Mars and monarch Queen Elizabeth II will be among the high-profile hat wearers inducted into the Headwear Hall of Fame in 2014. Other celebrity headgear aficionados to be inducted alongside them at an April 2014 gala in New York City are...
  • Kate Middleton, Prince William honor war vets on Poppy Day

    Kate Middleton and Prince William commemorated London Poppy Day by making a surprise appearance Thursday at a London Tube Station.  The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took a chartered 1960s Routemaster bus -- one of London's famed double-deckers --...
  • Renowned British composer John Tavener dies at age 69

    John Kenneth Tavener, the renowned British composer whose spiritual, religious-inspired music drew a diverse fan base that included the Beatles and Prince Charles, has died at age 69. Tavener died Tuesday at his home in Dorset, England, said his...
  • John Tavener dies at 69; composer best known for spiritual pieces

    Composer John Tavener, whose works ranged from angry, dissonant cantatas to achingly beautiful choral works sung around the world during holidays, died Tuesday at his home in Child Okeford in southern England, according to his publisher, Chester Music....
  • Prince William Launches BAFTA Initiative

    LONDON -- Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, who is the president of BAFTA, launched the org's "Give Something Back" campaign Monday at its London headquarters. The initiative seeks to help young people from all backgrounds to enter the film,...
  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...