| Mar 25, 2015
| 5:01 PM
Pope Francis isn't scheduled to come to Maryland this fall as part of his first Papal Visit to the United States, but he has nonetheless become linked to the state's history.
Local church and historical society leaders made sure of that on Wednesday,...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 11:26 AM
Prince Harry will wrap up his military service in June after 10 years of active duty.
The fourth in line to the British throne has undertaken two operational tours in Afghanistan, became a qualified Apache aircraft commander and spearheaded last fall'...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 2:42 PM
A shuttered Oak Brook hotel where movie star Rock Hudson threw a party, where the king of Italy was a guest, and which was a temporary home for Prince Charles when he was playing polo nearby is re-opening.
The 160-room Drake Oak Brook, which sits on 10...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 10:40 AM
In news that is sure to delight Anglophiles the world over, on Thursday Kensington Palace announced via Twitter that Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, or as us commoners like to call her, Kate, will visit the set of "Downton Abbey" next week.
| Feb 15, 2015
| 10:44 AM
Although its setting is 18th century Versailles and its central character is the wife of Louis XVI and the erstwhile queen of France, you could chop the noggin off the Steppenwolf Theatre's blithely anachronistic but fundamentally insecure new...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 11:15 AM
Konichiwa, Prince William! The Duke of Cambridge has landed in Japan.
The second in line to the British throne kicked off his trip to the island-nation when he arrived in Tokyo on Thursday and is expected to spend about three days there before...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 11:57 AM
You can call her Dame Hilary Mantel.
The British writer was awarded her damehood by Prince Charles in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday for her services to literature.
Mantel is best known for her novels "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up the Bodies,"...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"NELLY, you are grown rich, I believe by your dress. Why, woman you are fine enough to be a queen."
"You are entirely right, Madame, and I am w -- re enough to be a duchess."
So it went between Louise, Duchess of Portsmouth, and actress Nell Gwynn....
| Jan 27, 2015
| 8:00 PM
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| 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 23, 2015
| 12:00 PM
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...