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  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
  • Adele calls MBE honor from Prince Charles 'very posh indeed'

    Adele calls MBE honor from Prince Charles 'very posh indeed'
    Adele isn't just music royalty, the singer has just become a Member of the Order of the British Empire, a division of chivalry in the United Kingdom. And, to us Yanks, that literally gets her pretty darn close to real royalty, OK? The "Rolling in...
  • Stephen Frears likes his women strong

    Stephen Frears likes his women strong
    He came in from the rain wearing a scarf, tattered pants, unlaced canvas tennis shoes and a sweater somewhere between the colors of plum and rust. His hair looked like an approaching storm, and he had missed a spot shaving just above the collar. His...
  • Judi Dench felt a tremendous responsibility toward Philomena Lee

    Judi Dench felt a tremendous responsibility toward Philomena Lee
    LONDON — The first time Judi Dench witnessed the power of acting, she was 7 and saw her brother get away with using a swear word. Dench was accompanying her parents to a boarding school performance of "Macbeth," with her oldest sibling in the role...
  • Fu dogs have been guarding the door for centuries

    Q: We bought this pair of fu dogs at an estate sale. What can you tell us about them? A: Our reader adds that her carved stone sculptures are each 21 in. high x 7 in. wide. Their weight is over 100 pounds, though no word on if that is for the pair or for...
  • In my opinion: Queen Elizabeth's jubilee offers lesson for our times

    Imagine devoting six decades to something. Anything. In a world where speed rules, where job-hopping has become a necessity, where marriages are short-lived and our collective attention spans the breadth of a gnat's wings, sticking with something for...
  • Bruno Mars, Queen Elizabeth among 2014 Headwear Hall of Fame inductees

    Bruno Mars, Queen Elizabeth among 2014 Headwear Hall of Fame inductees
    Crooner Bruno Mars and monarch Queen Elizabeth II will be among the high-profile hat wearers inducted into the Headwear Hall of Fame in 2014. Other celebrity headgear aficionados to be inducted alongside them at an April 2014 gala in New York City are...
  • Kate Middleton, Prince William honor war vets on Poppy Day

    Kate Middleton and Prince William commemorated London Poppy Day by making a surprise appearance Thursday at a London Tube Station.  The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took a chartered 1960s Routemaster bus -- one of London's famed double-deckers --...
  • New bacon-scented deodorant promises pork-perfumed pits

    New bacon-scented deodorant promises pork-perfumed pits
    Seattle-based J&D's Foods -- the folks behind such porktastic products as bacon-flavored lip balm and bacon-scented shaving cream -- take another scented-step deeper into the personal grooming category with today's launch of Power Bacon deodorant. The...
  • Yoga pants too sheer? It may be your fault, Lululemon founder says

    Yoga pants too sheer? It may be your fault, Lululemon founder says
    Lululemon's founder says women's bodies are to blame for this year's "too sheer" debacle that caused the fitness apparel retailer to pull  its top-selling style of yoga pants because they were see-through. In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Chip Wilson...
  • India school poisoning; 'principal arrested'

    India school poisoning; 'principal arrested'
    The principal at an Indian primary school where 23 children died last week after eating free lunches contaminated with pesticide was arrested Wednesday on murder and criminal conspiracy charges after eight days on the run. Principal Meena Devi, 35,...