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  • Apodaca: A sorry state for apologies

    Elton John lamented in song that "sorry seems to be the hardest word." With all due respect to Sir Elton, he has it all wrong. "Sorry" doesn't seem to be very hard to say at all. In fact, it's often way too easy. It's frequently observed that an...
  • Emmy nods in, HBO and 'Game of Thrones' rule!

    "IN PHOTOGRAPHY there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality," -- Alfred Stieglitz OUR GOOD Scots Presbyterian pal, who just happens to be the genius photographer Harry Benson, has had his darling wife, Gigi, send us some photos...
  • Watch: Queen's Guard Performs 'Game of Thrones' Theme Song

    Even the Queen's Guard can't resist "Game of Thrones'" epic theme song. The Queen's Guard took to the outside of Buckingham Palace to make the theme song of the HBO hit even more regal, performing it in uniform. Luckily, one person caught visual...
  • Prince George's birthday: Bring on the baby photos!

    Prince George's birthday: Bring on the baby photos!
    It's time to celebrate Prince George's birthday! The third in line to the British throne, born July 22, 2013, is being feted with much fanfare and with what royal watchers want most: more pictures of the adorable little prince. The royals obliged by...
  • Prince George celebrates 1st birthday at home, queen makes cameo

    Prince George celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday with a tea party for the freshest face of the British monarchy. The firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and wife Catherine, formerly Kate Middleton, was feted with a gathering at his parents'...
  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...
  • Prince William shares George's water woes during scuba-club visit

    Prince William shares George's water woes during scuba-club visit
    Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, sometimes struggle as first-time parents, and they're not afraid to talk about it.  William on Wednesday highlighted the latest woe for the self-deprecating British royals, who have frequently shared...
  • Prince William goes swimming in snorkeling gear

    Prince William goes swimming in snorkeling gear
    Here's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, as we don't usually see him: in snorkeling gear, as he was inaugurated as president of the British Sub-Aqua Club on Wednesday. [The Cut] The Emmy Awards nominations were announced Thursday morning, with...
  • Tom Hollander, Andrew Davies, BBC America Bring Dylan Thomas to TCA

    BBC America always adds a big dollop of veddy British seasoning to TCA, but this year the cabler delivered a mini seminar on one of Blighty's greatest 20th century poets, Dylan Thomas. Tom Hollander plays the self-destructive Welshman in the telepic "A...
  • Road To Stabilizing Iraq Runs Through Iran

    President Obama came nearly full circle on Iraq on Thursday, sending military advisers back to cope with that country's disintegration, as U.S. officials lobbied for replacement of the prime minister that America helped install. These were the right...
  • Saudi king's visit key show of support for Egypt and its new president

    Saudi king's visit key show of support for Egypt and its new president
    The meeting lasted all of half an hour, and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah did not even leave his plane, parked on the tarmac at Cairo's international airport. But the brief encounter Friday night between the Saudi monarch and Egypt's newly inaugurated...