| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
“Unintended Consequences” – the most dramatic episode this season of HBO’s “The Newsroom” – focuses on a tragedy in Africa that devastates associate producer Maggie Jordan (Alison Pill) and might, unintentionally,...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Prince William and his wife Catherine have officially registered their nearly 3-week-old son, Prince George Alexander Louis.
Our favorite part of the form? His parents' occupations. Wills, 31, is listed as "Prince of the United Kingdom," rather than...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:19 PM
What's an author assigned to sit next to a much more famous person (Gwyneth Paltrow) at a book signing to do? Write about it, of course.
"Due to the inflexibility of the alphabet I had the questionable good fortune to be seated directly beside Gwyneth...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Prince William is opening up about fatherhood as he does his royal duties.
At an appearance in Anglesey, where he has been stationed as an RAF pilot since 2009, the second in line to the British throne addressed a crowd at the island's annual...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Prince William is bidding adieu to the Royal Air Force and active military duty.
The Duke of Cambridge, 31, second in line to the British throne and father of Prince George, will conclude active duty to focus on his royal responsibilities instead....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:57 AM
In 1978, before the merger of show business and politics was complete, it was still possible to build a show with the shocking premise that a working-class actress with a body and a dream could seduce a military leader and an entire nation. Tim Rice and...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:37 AM
PARIS - Tired of airports, I recently opted for the overnight train from Rome to Paris (393 euros - about $511 for ticket and single compartment, raileurope .com). It was an icy cold when I disembarked at Gare de Lyon on a bright, clear Sunday late winter...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:09 PM
John Kenneth Tavener, the renowned British composer whose spiritual, religious-inspired music drew a diverse fan base that included the Beatles and Prince Charles, has died at age 69.
Tavener died Tuesday at his home in Dorset, England, said his...
| Nov 24, 2013
Lady Pamela Hicks has aptly titled her new memoir, “Daughter of Empire: My Life as a Mountbatten,” for she grew up in a family where service to Crown and country were paramount. Her father was Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Born Prince Louis of...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:38 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Four American presidents, along with more than 60 other world leaders, will travel to South Africa this week to honor former President Nelson Mandela. One man who won't be there is the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:41 AM
QUNU, South Africa -- South Africans buried their anti-apartheid hero, Nelson Mandela, in the rolling green Eastern Cape hills where he was born, after a stirring ceremony marked by stories of his mischievous side and his love of children.