| 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.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Prince George's christening date has been set for Oct. 23, Kensington Palace announced Friday.
That will make the son of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge -- born July 22 -- about 3 months old for the intimate ceremony in which his...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Two of America's favorite British things -- the royals and Harry Potter -- converged over the weekend.
Nothing like that wee bit of magic to knock us off our broomsticks!
Prince William, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (the former Kate...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:38 PM
So here’s the real question about the Tuesday ceremony in Amsterdam in which Queen Beatrix abdicated and passed the robe (they don’t wear crowns) to her son, Willem-Alexander, who just turned 46: Did Britain's Prince Charles, who was in...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Kwame Kwei-Armah is turning up the floodlights on Center Stage.
It's been not quite two years since the British-born playwright became artistic director of Maryland's largest regional theater. With his production of two button-pushing dramas nicknamed...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 5:00 PM
The living room of Kalpna Singh-Chitnis' Irvine condominium was filled with signs of pending deadlines Friday: yellow envelopes bulging with DVDs, trophies, stacks of brochures.
But the cluttered work area projected a joyous mood. In fact, it officially...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:02 AM
LONDON -- Prince George, heir to the British throne, was christened Wednesday in a private ceremony attended by four generations of the royal family and a small group of family and friends.
The short private service for the 3-month-old prince was...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Prince George, the firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was christened in London on Wednesday.
The increasingly handsome 3-month-old baby boy, who will eventually be named the head of the Church of...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:31 PM
These are not going to be the kind of baby pictures that his mother will embarrass him with by showing them to his girlfriend 20 years from now.
That’s partly because they’re not embarrassing, they’re historic.
And it’s also...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Prince George's christening portraits have arrived!
OK, now we can officially gush about how cute Prince George is ...
Prince William and his wife, Catherine, the former Kate Middleton, baptized their 3-month-old baby Wednesday and have unveiled...