| May 16, 2014
| 6:09 PM
June 6 is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, marking the beginning of the liberation of Europe and the end of World War II. People around the world will gather at museums and memorials to commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of the 175,000...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Russia and China signed a landmark $400-billion natural gas deal Wednesday, sealing their friendship at a time when both are unpopular in their neighborhoods and at odds with the United States.
Russian President Vladimir Putin desperately needed to seal...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:25 PM
It's a new year for Adele! The singer turned 26 on Monday and posted a makeup-free selfie that had followers wondering if she was teasing to a new album.
It wouldn't be the first time in the last year that a diva dropped a super-secret album with little...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Richard Bankerd, a hairstylist who owned a salon and competed in major industry competitions, died of lymphoma May 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. A resident of the Mayfield section of Northeast Baltimore, he was 71.
"He had trophies that are...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Composer John Tavener, whose works ranged from angry, dissonant cantatas to achingly beautiful choral works sung around the world during holidays, died Tuesday at his home in Child Okeford in southern England, according to his publisher, Chester Music....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Kate Middleton, Prince William and St. James's Palace are revealing quite a bit about their royal baby preparations.
It's a welcome change from the secrecy normally cloaking the royals. The palace has been much more forthcoming with some details ever...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:12 PM
While the former Kate Middleton prepares for her new baby, another young royal is stepping into the spotlight: Princess Beatrice.
Yes, she of deer-antler royal wedding hat fame.
The 24-year-old royal is the daughter of Queen Elizabeth's second son,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:24 AM
The show: “The Lion in Winter” at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage (formerly the Berkshire Theatre Festival) in Stockbridge, Mass.
What makes it special?: Treat Williams and Jayne Atkinson dig into dialogue in James Goldman’s still...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Dear Abby: "What would you do with a man who refuses to use a deodorant, seldom bathes, and doesn't even own a toothbrush?"
"Absolutely nothing," she replied.
The wry answer from Abigail Van Buren — the pen name of Pauline Friedman Phillips...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, a prolific British composer, arranger and pianist whose film scores were nominated three times for Academy Awards, has died in New York City. He was 76.
Bennett died Dec. 24 after a brief illness, his publisher Novello & Co...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:31 PM
New details have emerged about a secret romance friends say the late Princess Diana had after ending it with Prince Charles but before dating Dodi Al Fayed.
And it wasn’t just any relationship. The man involved was supposedly Diana’s "true...