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  • London honors fallen WWI soldiers with sea of ceramic red poppies

    A hundred years ago, the men who joined the British army during World War I came by the millions -- from England, of course, but also from Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Canada, Australia, South Africa and other then-Commonwealth lands. Now those who died --...
  • Helen Mirren Returning to Broadway for 'The Audience' with Stephen Daldry

    Helen Mirren will reprise her role as Queen Elizabeth II for a Broadway staging of "The Audience," to be directed by Stephen Daldry. The limited engagement will play at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, with previews beginning on February 17 and opening...
  • New on DVD: 'The Other Woman'

    New DVDs range from awful to awesome. "Herzog: The Collection," Grade A: Werner Herzog's ability to blend the lines between reality and fiction has made him one of the most influential directors of the past five decades. His work is spotlighted in a...
  • Comedians, fans, royalty mourn death of Joan Rivers

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Comedians, friends and fans on Friday paid tribute and mourned the loss of Joan Rivers, the sassy, sharp-tongued, brutally honest comedy legend who died a week after her heart stopped during an outpatient...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Can the academy have a Bill Murray Day too?

    Toronto Film Festival: Can the academy have a Bill Murray Day too?
    Bill Murray Day at the Toronto International Film Festival ended with a torrential downpour reminiscent of the bishop's epic, final golf game in "Caddyshack": a disaster, perhaps not of biblical proportions but for those waiting in line to see the gala...
  • Saudi Arabia says it arrests 88 for preparing 'terrorist' raids

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has detained 88 people, more than half of them Saudis, on suspicion of plotting "terrorist" attacks at home and abroad, the interior ministry said on Tuesday. A ministry statement carried by the...
  • Prince William, Prince Harry to inherit Diana's 1981 wedding gown

    Prince William, Prince Harry to inherit Diana's 1981 wedding gown
    Prince William and Prince Harry will reportedly inherit their late mother Princess Diana's wedding dress when Harry turns 30 on Sept. 15. The lavish, custom-made David and Elizabeth Emanuel gown was worn by Diana Spencer on July 29, 1981, when she wed...
  • Two for tea in Wilton Manors

    Two for tea in Wilton Manors
    ★★★ I've never been a fan of restaurants that specialize in serving hot tea to women who wear hats. I don't drink much tea, and scones are too often served with big helpings of pretense. But there's a big surprise in store for...
  • Saudi Arabia jails 23 more men for militancy in security crackdown

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court sentenced 23 men to jail terms of up to 22 years for their role in militant attacks, state media said on Wednesday, part of a security crackdown in which scores of people have been imprisoned over the past week....
  • Coalitions sue Forest Service to block Alaska old-growth timber sale

    Two coalitions of environmental groups have filed three separate suits against the U.S. Forest Service, hoping to stop what the organizations say is the largest sale of old-growth timber in nearly a generation in America's largest national forest....
  • Diana recalled, missed and still adored, 17 years later

    "I'D LIKE to be a queen of people's hearts, in people's hearts, but I don't see myself being queen of this country," said Diana, Princess of Wales, in 1995, during her infamous BBC interview with Martin Bashir. This was a brilliantly choreographed PR...