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  • Church of England consecrates Libby Lane as its first female bishop

    Church of England consecrates Libby Lane as its first female bishop
    The Church of England took a historic leap toward modernity Monday by consecrating its first female bishop. The Rev. Libby Lane was ordained the bishop of Stockport during a packed ceremony that ended centuries of male-only leadership. More than 1,000...
  • Prince Andrew of Britain publicly denies sexual abuse allegation

    Prince Andrew of Britain publicly denies sexual abuse allegation
    Britain’s Prince Andrew took the unprecedented step Thursday of publicly denying allegations that he had sex with an American woman when she was a teenager. Looking slightly nervous but saying he wanted to “go on the record,” the...
  • Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli to return to U.S. on tour

    Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli to return to U.S. on tour
    Cecilia Bartoli has been absent from U.S. stages for more than five years, but as the famously vivacious Italian mezzo-soprano tells it, it's not because she didn't want to cross the Atlantic. In 2012, she accepted a leadership role at the Salzburg...
  • Check It Out: These teenage spies will steal your heart

    Surprisingly, the Newport Beach Public Library's young-adult collection has three different series about female, orphaned teen spies that take place in historic England. When I read "A Spy in the House" by Y.S. Lee, I was delighted and intrigued. In...
  • Queen Mary to open Ship Model Gallery, plans maritime museum

    Queen Mary to open Ship Model Gallery, plans maritime museum
    When the Queen Mary in Long Beach opens its new Ship Model Gallery on Thursday, look for a miniature Winston Churchill. The tiny former British prime minister appears with a top hat strolling on the deck of a 20-foot-long shipbuilder's model of the...
  • 'Selma' just latest history film to face accuracy questions

    The movies just love, love, love history. But history does not love the movies back. Not even one little bit. Movies based on or re-creating the past have been a cinematic staple since the earliest days of silent film, with stage great Sarah Bernhardt,...
  • Rapid fire jokes fly on Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In

     
    Jokes fly at a machine gun rate on Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In....
  • Edwin H. Brandt Jr.

    Edwin H. Brandt Jr.
    Edwin H. Brandt Jr., a retired Baltimore Sun editor and author who led its sports department and covered 1950s Baltimore Orioles and Colts games, died of complications from a stroke Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Timonium resident was 85....
  • Comedian Eddie Izzard, A Force to Be Reckoned With, At Foxwoods

    Comedian Eddie Izzard, A Force to Be Reckoned With, At Foxwoods
    In French, the phrase "force majeure" literally means "a greater force." The title of Eddie Izzard's latest and grandest comedy tour is thus well chosen. Few people can impersonate an angry turtle like Eddie Izzard. To lawyers, "force majeure" can...
  • Man of the year: Jonathan Gruber

    It's that time of year when the Man/Woman/Representative Figure of the Year is unveiled. Their pictures show up on magazine covers, the front pages of opinion sections and business quarterlies and whatever other publications choose to make a big to-do...
  • Dame Judi Dench's book 'Behind the Scenes' a jewel of understatement

    "A WOMAN should be two things: classy and fabulous," said Coco Chanel. I have loved Judi Dench since I discovered her on British TV and then met her through my elegant friend, George Trescher, who was a devout anglophile. She is a delightful person, not...