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  • My brush with Saudi royalty

    My brush with Saudi royalty
    I was once told that if we are nothing else in this world, we are a reflection of our parents. At a young age, I understood that my actions must be carefully chosen because my parents would be judged according to how I behaved. While living in Los...
  • 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...
  • Though her purple hair shows no silver, Dame Edna prepares to retire

    Though her purple hair shows no silver, Dame Edna prepares to retire
    Barry Humphries sat at a table overlooking the pool of his Beverly Hills hotel and blew his nose. He had just arrived from his home in London and was suffering with a common cold — something it's hard to imagine ever getting the better of his...
  • After simple rites, Saudi King Abdullah laid to rest in unmarked grave

    After simple rites, Saudi King Abdullah laid to rest in unmarked grave
    Leaders of the Muslim world and thousands of Saudi subjects paid their final respects to King Abdullah at a simple ceremony at a Riyadh mosque Friday before the late ruler was buried in an unmarked grave in a public cemetery. In accordance with royal...
  • King Abdullah, who sought to modernize Saudi Arabia, dies at 90

    King Abdullah, who sought to modernize Saudi Arabia, dies at 90
    Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who fought against al-Qaida and sought to modernize the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom, including by nudging open greater opportunities for women, has died. He was 90. More than his guarded and...
  • King Abdullah, 90, of Saudi Arabia dies; Obama praises 'candid' leader

    King Abdullah, 90, of Saudi Arabia dies; Obama praises 'candid' leader
    As the leader of a conservative family dynasty of tremendous wealth and extraordinary power, King Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz al Saud was charged with steering the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia through an unprecedented period of cultural upheaval, regional...
  • 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,...
  • '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...
  • 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....
  • Royals release Christmas photos of Prince George

    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...