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  • Saudi Arabia's Royal Family Plots Survival

    Saudi Arabia's Royal Family Plots Survival
    Saudi watchers have been talking about the transition from King Abdullah for a decade, but now that the moment has arrived, its consequences are as hard to predict as ever. The death of King Abdullah begins a period of generational change in the oil...
  • Duchess Catherine feels royal baby No. 2 'moving all the time'

    Duchess Catherine feels royal baby No. 2 'moving all the time'
    Prince William and Duchess Catherine say they don't know the sex of their baby yet, but Kate insists that their second heir to the British throne has been pretty active. "It's moving all the time. I can feel it kicking now," she told 17-year-old Martina...
  • Wills and Kate have joined Instagram

    Wills and Kate have joined Instagram
    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,...
  • Bill Clinton and the company he keeps

    Bill Clinton and the company he keeps
    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...
  • 'Imitation Game' is a winner in Newport

    'Imitation Game' is a winner in Newport
    Alan Turing, the British mathematician, logician and "father of the modern computer" who played a critical wartime role in breaking the ciphers of Nazi Germany at Bletchley Park, was a bit of an eccentric genius. He chained his tea mug to a radiator to...
  • 'Sophia' a fascinating story of a princess turned revolutionary

    'Sophia' a fascinating story of a princess turned revolutionary
    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...
  • Barbara Walters: The fascination is over

    Barbara Walters: The fascination is over
    Barbara Walters really should have passed on doing another "10 Most Fascinating People" special. She came out of retirement to babble nonsense about her top pick, Amal Clooney, wife of George Clooney. "You could say hers was the wedding of the year. But...
  • Piers Morgan blasts LeBron James

    Piers Morgan blasts LeBron James
    Piers Morgan is blasting LeBron James for breaking royal protocol and putting his arm around Kate Middleton. In a segment that airs Thursday on "Rachael Ray," Briton Morgan was furious about James' gesture after the Cavaliers-Nets game Monday night....
  • Two for tea in Wilton Manors

    Two for tea in Wilton Manors
    ★★★½ 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...
  • Sex-with-minor claim against Prince Andrew 'emphatically' denied

    Sex-with-minor claim against Prince Andrew 'emphatically' denied
    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"...
  • Prince George celebrates 1st birthday

    Prince George celebrates 1st birthday
    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...