| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:23 AM
LONDON -- Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, left hospital Thursday morning, three days after being admitted for acute morning sickness.
She emerged from the hospital accompanied by her husband Prince William and was driven away by a waiting car.
| Nov 23, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Best-selling Australian author Bryce Courtenay, whose debut novel, "The Power of One," was made into a popular 1992 movie starring Morgan Freeman, has died. He was 79.
Courtenay died Thursday at his home in Canberra, Australia, according to his...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:29 PM
There's Nothing Like Australia (free for iPad)
What it is: an iPad app from Tourism Australia designed to help travelers plan a visit. It highlights 13 areas, including Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Canberra, Melbourne, Kangaroo Island and Hayman Island....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 6:17 AM
Sydney, Australia, starting and ending point of many cruises and a popular port of call on world cruises and other extended voyages, invariably makes the lists of the world’s most scenic harbors –along with the likes of Rio de Janeiro. Brazil,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:10 AM
A new Instagram-themed hotel in Sydney, Australia, is offering a free night's stay to people who have more than 10,000 followers on the photo social network.
The 1888 Hotel appears to be the first hotel with an Instagram theme, and it is turning to...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 10:43 PM
Robert W. Edgar
Six-term Pennsylvania congressman
Robert W. Edgar, 69, who represented Pennsylvania for six terms in the House of Representatives, served as president of the Claremont School of Theology and went on to lead the public interest group...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 9:17 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Infections of the kidney, bladder and urethra happen in uncircumcised baby boys at ten times the rate of circumcised boys, and over a lifetime uncircumcised men are four times more likely to experience one, according to a new...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:15 AM
A dance season has tended to be defined by one or two international companies of hefty size that have the selling power equivalent of a blockbuster movie. As with the blockbuster, however, that model has morphed.
It has become prohibitively expensive...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Global Focus: Fracking Australia -- Lock the Gate appears to be a fitting name for Australia’s protest movement against hydraulic fracturing. It took activists years to identify threats to public health from "fracking," a classic case of getting...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Confronting years of denial, Bosnian helmer Jasmila Zbanic's brave drama "For Those Who Can Tell No Tales" commemorates the more than 3,000 Bosniaks murdered during ethnic cleansing in the Visegrad area in the 1990s, especially the women tortured in...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:30 PM
An attention-grabbing, potentially profile-elevating performance by up-and-comer Hunter Page-Lochard is the major selling point of "Around the Block," an Aussie variation of the oft-spun scenario about an at-risk high-schooler who gets a shot at...