| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:44 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Pornography triggers brain activity in sex addicts similar to the effect drugs have on the brains of drug addicts, researchers said on Friday - but that doesn't necessarily mean porn is addictive.
Although there are no precise figures,...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 2:00 PM
HARROGATE England (Reuters) - Germany's Marcel Kittel is making a habit of finishing the first day of the Tour de France wearing the leader's yellow jersey after he again sprinted to victory on Saturday.
The Giant-Shimano team catapulted him to the front...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:01 AM
If you visit the Cambridge American Cemetery in England, you'll find a new visitor center that includes a Sacrifice Gallery with panels honoring 17 individuals who lost their lives in World War II.
One of them is Technical Sgt. William R. Benn, one of...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 11:43 AM
He walks! Prince George joined his mom and dad for the Royal Charity Polo match Sunday in Cirencester, England, where he was photographed taking a few wobbly steps.
The third in line to the British throne, who turns 1 on July 22, was helped along by mom...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:37 AM
The Duchess of Cambridge wore a perfect-for-spring pale yellow dress on Easter Sunday, when she and Prince William and baby Prince George visited the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia. [Grazia]
Earlier in the day she wore a chic dove-gray coat and...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Jesse Leavenworth here to tell you about Jesse Leavenworth.
I write of my Revolutionary namesake with pride, but must admit some truth in the old saying about looking back far enough and finding a horse thief.
Old Jess and I share ancestors who came...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:00 PM
When telling a tale that includes centuries of endurance, moments of triumph, bursts of humor and sudden, unspeakable atrocities, what's the right tone with which to articulate it all?
That's the trick historian Simon Schama had to figure out in his new...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:46 AM
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released a spring portrait of themselves with baby Prince George and Lupo the cocker spaniel gazing out a window at Kensington Palace. [The Cut]
Model Miranda Kerr was shot wearing nothing but stockings by Mario...
| Feb 27, 2014
Rajendran Raja, an Indian-born physicist who was educated in England and came to the United States in the1970s to work as a physicist at Fermilab near Batavia, is considered a driving force in some of the more significant discoveries in physics over the...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Helen E. Bryant, a former Hochschild-Kohn department store manager who later worked in commercial real estate sales, died March 10 of bile duct cancer at Beach Haven II, her Rocky Point home. She was 91.
"I'd describe her as a very strong woman who...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The royal baby made his debut appearance Tuesday, with Will and Kate taking turns posing with their little prince, the future king. It was a sweet and surprisingly down-to-earth moment. But still, even as I found myself unexpectedly cooing at my screen, I...