| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Oscar de la Renta, the Dominican-born fashion designer who spent more than 50 years dressing royalty, Hollywood celebrities and U.S. first ladies from Jacqueline Kennedy to Hillary Clinton, died Monday. He was 82.
A spokesman for his wife, Annette de la...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:34 AM
Royal children, despite their wealth, fame and often power, do not necessarily have it so good. Just remember the young princes locked in the tower, never to be seen again, by their uncle Richard III.
But you'll find little angst in "Royal Childhood,"...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:44 AM
British royalty mingled with Hollywood royalty at the Britannia Awards on Thursday night at the Beverly Hilton.
Taped messages from J.K. Rowling and Prince William were sent to the guests while Judi Dench, who has played Queen Elizabeth on the big and...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Kristin Scott Thomas will have to tone down her natural glamour and don a series of conservative dresses as Queen Elizabeth II in a return London engagement of "The Audience." The role was first played in London by Helen Mirren, who will appear in the...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:59 AM
It's "Dynamic Duo" night, and I've figured out everybody but Michael and Emma. There's going to be one couple in the first round that gets immunity. The other couples will dance off against one another to get extra points.
The couples all enter,...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Queen of England, meet Maleficent! Angelina has received physical proof from Queen Elizabeth II that she is an honorary dame.
"Ms. Angelina Jolie was received by The Queen today when HM presented her with the Insignia of an Honorary Damehood," read a...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:42 AM
How well did Virginia's bellwethers signal the Senate race?Of the usual suspects -- Chesapeake, Loudoun County, Prince William County and Staunton, only Prince William went with the winner -- splitting 50 percent to 48 percent for Sen. Mark Warner (the...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In Japan, history is still divided according to the reign of the emperors. This year, for instance, is Heisei 26 — the 26th year of the reign of Emperor Akihito, who will be posthumously renamed Heisei.
Shigeru Mizuki, the manga artist beloved...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Israeli authorities on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to the expansion of a Jewish neighborhood in East Jerusalem, a step likely to heighten tension within the troubled city and draw disapproval from the Obama administration.
The Israeli move...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
At 8:28 p.m., the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion's Founders Room, with its soaring coffered ceiling, walls of Australian black bean tree wood and gold drapes of silk, is eerily quiet. L.A. Opera staffers stand stoically by the doorway, hands folded, awaiting...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, who is pregnant with their second child, will make a quick visit to the United States next month which will include a visit to the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City, Kensington Palace said on Friday.