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  • Prince William shares George's water woes during scuba-club visit

    Prince William shares George's water woes during scuba-club visit
    Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, sometimes struggle as first-time parents, and they're not afraid to talk about it.  William on Wednesday highlighted the latest woe for the self-deprecating British royals, who have frequently shared...
  • More cruise passengers lured by a private balcony

    More cruise passengers lured by a private balcony
    The Titanic didn't have them. Neither did the snooty Queen Elizabeth 2 or the swinging TV "Love Boat" Pacific Princess. But now many travelers refuse to cruise if they don't have a balcony cabin. "The first couple times I cruised I had a porthole...
  • Colin Pillinger, colorful scientist of failed Mars probe, dies at 70

    Colin Pillinger, colorful scientist of failed Mars probe, dies at 70
    Colin Pillinger, a colorful British space scientist who sported thick mutton-chop whiskers and became a symbol of national pluck in masterminding a failed search for life on Mars, died Thursday in a Cambridge hospital. He was 70. Pillinger collapsed...
  • Peeping behind the front door of the homes of London's famous residents

    Peeping behind the front door of the homes of London's famous residents
    He craved more, more and even more stuff. "I think he went a bit loopy after his wife died," whispered the woman standing next to me as we stood in Sir John Soane's Museum gazing at antiquities dangling from ceilings and perched on the rafters. Was...
  • Caves, monkeys, sailboat races? Britain 2014 Guide shows you where

    Caves, monkeys, sailboat races? Britain 2014 Guide shows you where
    There's more to see in Britain than Buckingham Palace and the London Eye, such as ancient caves and an estate where live monkeys roam free. The digital Britain 2014 Guide is easy to download and puts forth fresh ideas for first-timers and returning...
  • A brotherhood born of heroes in Normandy D-day landings

    A brotherhood born of heroes in Normandy D-day landings
    Some brothers you're born with; others you choose. War took one from Eric Gower, but it gave him dozens of others, bonded by a singular experience 70 years ago. Patriotic and dutiful young men, they took part in the largest amphibious assault in...
  • Wes Anderson's big adventure? Maybe so, aboard Queen Mary 2 cruise

    Wes Anderson is about to do something he's never done: take a cruise on the Queen Mary 2. "The Grand Budapest Hotel" director and cohorts Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman and Roman Coppola will appear aboard a June 13 eastbound transatlantic crossing....
  • World leaders salute D-Day veterans at Normandy

    World leaders salute D-Day veterans at Normandy
    President Obama on Friday declared the hallowed shores of Normandy “democracy’s beachhead” as he remembered the Allied invasions as the beginning of a century of freedom movements that spread across continents.   “Nations that...
  • Obama and Putin hold 15-minute face-to-face chat in France

    After snubbing the Russian leader earlier in the week, President Obama met briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday for the first face-to-face encounter between the two leaders since the crisis in Ukraine sent their already rocky...
  • Obama, Putin talk briefly at D-day 70th anniversary event

    Obama, Putin talk briefly at D-day 70th anniversary event
    Under the pall of another territorial crisis in Europe, President Obama and a cast of world leaders tried to set aside grievances Friday to commemorate the common cause and military might that turned the tide of war against global oppression seven decades...
  • Hollywood's box office queen is Britain's great dame!

    "I LOVE how I look!" That's Willem Dafoe answering Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire query: "What do you dislike most about your appearance?" THERE IS nothing like a dame, and there is nothing like Angelina Jolie, who has now been named an Honorary...