| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:57 AM
The referendum on Scottish independence is fast approaching, and England is getting nervous. The polls predict a close vote, and the possibility of Scotland leaving the United Kingdom has the British pound dropping and the financial markets jittery. But...
| Jan 2, 2015
Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain's Prince Andrew engaged in any "impropriety with underage minors" after he was named in U.S. court documents related to a lengthy lawsuit against American financier Jeffrey Epstein....
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Saudi Arabia’s 90-year-old monarch, King Abdullah, was hospitalized Wednesday for medical tests, the state news agency reported.
For many months, Abdullah’s apparently failing health has put a spotlight on leadership questions in the U.S.-...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 5:14 PM
New, festive photos of Prince George of Cambridge, son of Prince William and Kate, were released by the British royal family Saturday. The three official Christmas photos of a rosy-cheeked Prince George offered a fresh glimpse of the future king at 17...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:55 AM
As 2014 winds to an end, it's time to test your memory and see if you were paying attention to the passing parade of pop culture.
See how you do.
Challenge your friends.
And always pay attention to pop culture. (To take the quiz interactively, click...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Britain's Prince Harry, charming young man about town whose bachelor eligibility has even been the subject of a reality TV show, is appearing on his first menswear magazine cover, on Man of the World. [The Cut]
International soccer great and underwear...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Follow the local kids.
That's a good plan when you are exploring a new city with your gang. That's what we did recently at the newly expanded Imperial War Museum in London, which was teeming with enthusiastic British families.
"It is genuinely...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The diva sat at the conference table, pen in hand, taking notes and occasionally offering comments on administrative matters and programming ideas. Twelve hours earlier, she'd been elsewhere in the building: on the stage singing one of her signature roles...