| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:55 PM
SWANSEA, Wales — The Patricia is a small, hardworking ship that putters around the coast of England and Wales, tending buoys and lighthouses. At 283 feet long, it's about a quarter the length of Cunard's vaunted Queen Mary 2 ocean liner.
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:31 AM
LONDON – Time was when being queen (or king) meant having the power to make your enemies’ heads roll. Now it means being told by upstart lawmakers to cut your expenses and chop the number of people on staff. And could Your Majesty please do...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:30 PM
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) -- Jay Leno, as affably efficient backstage as he is in front of the camera, avoids waxing poetic about his 22-year "Tonight Show" run that draws to a close Thursday.
Instead, he relies on numbers to tell the story. Leno's tenure...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:05 AM
VALDEZ, Alaska People who live here know about snow. They also know about rain and they know about ice. But the town's real expertise is snow.
This is a place where, in the winter of 1989-1990, street names had to be spray-painted on snow berms because...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"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...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- Rupert Murdoch's News of the World newspaper allegedly hacked voicemail messages left by Prince William on the cell phone of Kate Middleton, a court in London was told Thursday.
The messages, which were left by William while he was at the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Adele isn't just music royalty, the singer has just become a Member of the Order of the British Empire, a division of chivalry in the United Kingdom.
And, to us Yanks, that literally gets her pretty darn close to real royalty, OK?
The "Rolling in...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Royal baby fever! Zara Phillips, Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter, has given birth to a girl just six months after Phillip's cousin Prince William welcomed Prince George.
The 16th in line to the British was born Friday at Gloucestershire Royal...
| Jan 2, 2014
In “Divergent,” the Chicago-set adaptation of Veronica Roth’s novel that’s also the most-anticipated movie of early 2014, society is divided into factions emphasizing bravery (Dauntless), honesty (Candor), intelligence (Erudite),...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Though the film's theatrical distribution was limited, Naomi Watts does a credible job of playing Princess Diana - helped by that famous hairstyle - in the two years before the tragic, fatal accident in this drama.
The script focuses largely on the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...