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  • 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...
  • London for fall 2014: A Kinks musical, Lindsay Lohan and the royal family

    London for fall 2014: A Kinks musical, Lindsay Lohan and the royal family
    With the first rustling of autumn comes the beginning of what is invariably the most exciting season of the theatrical calendar. This year, it's looking a little bit rock 'n' roll — and a roster of compelling women is central to the most...
  • 'BoJack Horseman' canters through familiar satirical terrain

     'BoJack Horseman' canters through familiar satirical terrain
    A word or two about binge-watching: As a long-term sustainable business model, it works only if the original content being produced is binge-worthy, i.e. any good. Sure, people will spend a day nursing the flu or a breakup by tearing through multiple...
  • Peter Capaldi strikes a confident note as he takes on 'Doctor Who'

    Peter Capaldi strikes a confident note as he takes on 'Doctor Who'
    Peter Capaldi has just landed in New York, the fifth stop in a worldwide tour promoting the new season of "Doctor Who" that began in the United Kingdom, continued with visits to South Korea and Australia and now, after a 22-hour flight that crossed the...
  • Royal baby No. 2 on the way: Catherine, William announce her pregnancy

    Yes, Prince George is going to be a big brother: There's a second royal baby on the way for Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of...
  • Virginia same-sex couples can marry next week, court rules

    A federal appeals court denied a request to block same-sex marriages from being performed in Virginia, and unless the Supreme Court intervenes, couples can begin to wed as early as next week, according to court filings and the state chapter of the...
  • As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine

    As Japan marks WWII surrender, Abe avoids controversial shrine
    Two Japanese Cabinet members and a group of lawmakers marked the 69th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II on Friday by visiting a Tokyo shrine that China and South Korea regard as a totem to Japan’s militarist past. But Prime...
  • British royals walk through moat of poppies commemorating WWI

    Wondering why Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince Harry seem to be walking in an ocean of red poppies? That's because they are -- except it's actually a moat around the Tower of London and they're actually walking through an art installation by...
  • Prince William gets new job, training to be ambulance helicopter pilot

    Call him William, Prince William. The duke of Cambridge has a new job, and it's kind of awesome. The second in line to the British throne will become a helicopter pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance, the monarchy announced Thursday. And the...
  • 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 --...