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  • Jane Ridley's 'The Heir Apparent' -- a revisionist take on Edward VII and the terrifying Queen Victoria

    "MANY OF the women with whom he began relationships ... refused to go quietly. Blackmail, pregnancy, even a court case were to return to haunt him. There was no such thing as a relationship without consequences." So writes Jane Ridley in her amazing...
  • No new baby plan yet for Prince William, Catherine; George crawling

    Kate Middleton and Prince William have their hands full enough with their son Prince George, delaying any plans the royals might have for another royal baby, they revealed Monday during St. Patrick's Day festivities in England. The duke and duchess of...
  • 'Divergent's' Shailene Woodley talks George Clooney in Marie Claire

    'Divergent's' Shailene Woodley talks George Clooney in Marie Claire
    Shailene Woodley, soon to be seen in "Divergent," is on the cover of the April issue of Marie Claire. Inside, she talks about leaving her teens, social media, her first kiss, fan attention and former costar George Clooney. “He’s still one of...
  • Duchess Catherine's doctor Marcus Setchell knighted by Prince William

    Duchess Catherine's doctor Marcus Setchell knighted by Prince William
    Prince William has granted knighthood to Queen Elizabeth II's and Duchess Catherine's doctor, who led the St. Mary's Hospital team that delivered Prince George last summer, according to reports out of Britain on Tuesday. Marcus Setchell was dubbed Sir...
  • 'Breaking' in some new looks for Halloween

    'Breaking' in some new looks for Halloween
    A bald cap, big lab-nerd eyeglasses, a crumpled black porkpie hat and a cold stare — or, if you prefer, a yellow hazmat-suit kit complete with breathing mask and a goatee — will make up the Halloween costume of the year, according to costume...
  • Quiz: How well do you know Will and Kate?

    Quiz: How well do you know Will and Kate?
    Prince William and his duchess, the former Catherine Middleton, have a baby boy, born July 22, 2013. The new parents, known to the masses as Will and Kate, were given the titles Duke and Duchess of Cambridge by his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, when...
  • 'The Goldfinch' -- an exasperating, fabulous new book!

    "It is a beautiful, stay-up-all-night and tell-all-your-friends triumph, an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the ruthless machinations of fate." Obsessive readers will recognize that the above PR quote on the...
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...
  • Prince William compares military duties to raising baby son

    Prince William compares military duties to raising baby son
    Prince William is opening up about fatherhood as he does his royal duties. At an appearance in Anglesey, where he has been stationed as an RAF pilot since 2009, the second in line to the British throne addressed a crowd at the island's annual...
  • Nearly 25 Years Later, Valdez Still Affected by Oil Spill

    Nearly 25 Years Later, Valdez Still Affected by Oil Spill
    Recently a small group of employees from the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council loaded up in a small boat for a two-hour ride out to Eleanor Island. It’s about a 60-mile trip from Valdez to one of the first islands to first be...
  • Naomi Watts' 'Diana' Set For Nov. 1 Launch In U.S.

    Locking in an awards-season push, Entertainment One has set a Nov. 1 U.S. opening for "Diana," the Princess Diana movie starring Naomi Watts, from Embankment Films and Ecosse Films. "Diana," which focuses on the last two years of the British monach's...