| Apr 9, 2015
| 8:15 AM
British money will look a bit different in the coming months: Coins will bear an updated, age-appropriate portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. It's the fifth coin portrait of the queen and the first new one since 1998.
"The queen shows her age as portrait is...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 5:01 PM
The heir to the British throne and his consort, Camilla, are celebrating 10 years of marriage — a decade in which Camilla's public image has gone from aristocratic home-wrecker to admired addition to the royal family.
Prince Charles, 66, and 67-...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 11:14 AM
One of the world's best-known clarinet players visited the fourth-period band class at Crown Point High School recently to share the story of his musical journey as a clarinetist and clarinet designer.
British-born, 26-year-old Julian Bliss, a child...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Brian Wilson has always seen the power of music as something that transcended mere entertainment.
Music, he has often said, has the power to heal, which makes it no surprise that, as he discussed his reaction to director Bill Pohlad's upcoming Wilson...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:00 PM
An invitation to a White House state dinner has always been one of Washington's most sought-after tickets. There's the elegant setting, VIP guests in tuxedos and designer gowns and a four-course meal served up by America's most famous kitchen.
| Apr 7, 2015
| 4:02 PM
A federal judge rejected a bid by two women to join a high-profile sexual abuse lawsuit and ordered scandalous sex allegations against Britain's Prince Andrew and a prominent U.S. lawyer removed from the court record.
U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra'...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 1:47 PM
Ten area arts and cultural organizations are receiving a total of $125,000 in "ignition grants," funded by the Greater Hartford Arts Council's United Arts Campaign with support from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
The grants are aimed at up-...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 11:26 AM
Prince Harry will wrap up his military service in June after 10 years of active duty.
The fourth in line to the British throne has undertaken two operational tours in Afghanistan, became a qualified Apache aircraft commander and spearheaded last fall'...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 8:28 AM
From a painting, Queen Elizabeth I gazes over the lobby. On a nearby table, a Queen Elizabeth II figurine gyrates. "The Queen will be accepting an audience" reads a plaque on the wall.
This is the new Queen's Head Theatre on the outskirts of Winter...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 1:40 PM
MILWAUKEE — When former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush joined the incumbent president, Bill Clinton, at the 1994 funeral of former president Richard Nixon in Yorba Linda, Calif., it had been more than two...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 10:22 AM
Helen Mirren is once again playing her signature role of Queen Elizabeth II, this time in the Broadway transfer of Peter Morgan's "The Audience," which was first seen in London in 2013. The play, which imagines the British monarch's ritual meetings with...