| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:17 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 1:07 PM
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...
| 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 8, 2015
| 5:23 PM
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...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:35 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:20 AM
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....
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:25 AM
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...
| 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"...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:38 AM
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...