| Feb 24, 2015
Dear Amy: My middle daughter (I have three children) is 18 years old and a senior in high school. She has been a challenge to me, as she has always been very private about her emotions and what is going on in her daily life.
Over the last several...
| 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 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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Cooled by fountains and waterfalls, the Bagh-e Shahzadeh garden in Iran is 8 acres of lush green — think roses, pear trees and stately stone pavilions — rising out of the dusty desert.
Not so much planted as painted, the 18th-century gardens...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 10:11 PM
Boca Raton's oldest cold case started with a Palm Beach society sculptor and his wife lying lifeless in their bedroom. Both had been shot at close range, their corpses on the floor next to their bed.
Who cut short the flamboyant lives of famed...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
He was known as much for his poetry as he was for his tumultuous life and tragically early death, but today the world celebrates the 100th birthday of legendary Welsh poet Dylan Thomas.
Thomas, best known for his play "Under Milk Wood" and poems like...