| Jan 16, 2015
| 7:45 AM
Happy birthday, Cunard! The British luxury cruise line turns 175 this year and plans to unite its three-ship fleet for special events in Liverpool and Southampton this summer.
The company kicked off celebrations Saturday with fireworks and marching...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:30 AM
Prince Harry stands on tiptoes but still fails to measure up to retired NBA player Dikembe Mutombo who stands 7ft 2 inches tall at the #Coachcore graduation ceremony today. The NBA are supporting the #Royal
A photo posted by @kensingtonroyal onJan 14,...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 3:00 AM
It is from an Aesop fable we get the phrase, "A man is known by the company he keeps."
The British and American media are carrying salacious stories about Prince Andrew keeping company with registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, now accused of keeping...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Born in England and a favored goddaughter of Queen Victoria, Princess Sophia Duleep Singh was thoroughly British. Yet she was also Indian — her father had signed his kingdom over to the British Empire — and that left Sophia caught between...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:35 PM
The great British artist J.M.W. Turner's "Snow Storm Steam-Boat off a Harbour's Mouth Making Signals in Shallow Water, and Going by the Lead" is as huge as its title, a massive swirl of blues, grays, and browns, full of light and mist and the tug of...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 10:01 AM
Buckingham Palace on Sunday stepped up efforts to defend Prince Andrew after the British royal was embroiled in claims of sexual impropriety with an underage woman.
In a second statement since the claims surfaced, officials "emphatically denied"...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:37 PM
Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II will make a state visit to Germany in June — the fifth such engagement of her long reign.
The monarch will be accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh in the June 24-26 visit, which comes following an...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:55 AM
As 2014 winds to an end, it's time to test your memory and see if you were paying attention to the passing parade of pop culture.
See how you do.
Challenge your friends.
And always pay attention to pop culture. (To take the quiz interactively, click...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Saudi Arabia’s 90-year-old monarch, King Abdullah, was hospitalized Wednesday for medical tests, the state news agency reported.
For many months, Abdullah’s apparently failing health has put a spotlight on leadership questions in the U.S.-...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 10:05 AM
LONDON Buckingham Palace on Friday denied "any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors" by Prince Andrew.
The official denial of the long-standing allegations came after the duke of York, brother to heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, was named...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:26 PM
For years, the story of South Florida billionaire money manager Jeffrey Epstein — involving allegations of human trafficking, an international underage sex ring, a Palm Beach mansion, a private island in the Caribbean and an FBI investigation...