| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:21 AM
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.
| May 23, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Nearly 530 years after the death of Richard III in battle, Britain’s high court ruled Friday that the king immortalized by Shakespeare as a misshapen, murderous villain is to be buried in Leicester, the city where his skeleton was found beneath a...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Congratulations are in order for Mount View Middle School seventh-graders and Girl Scouts Juliettes Hanna Al-Kowsi and her partner Ava Pirie of Troop 794 who were awarded the prestigious Girl Scout Silver Award in early May.
The Silver Award is the...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"WHEN HISTORY rolls on to blacken her name with accusations of poison, incest and prostitution, it helps to remember that Lucrezia Borgia was barely 13 years old when her father's elevation to pope threw her into the public spotlight."
So writes Sarah...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
During four decades, Annie Leibovitz has been a dominant force in portrait photography, first at Rolling Stone and then with increasing skill and vision at Vanity Fair and Vogue. At 64, Leibovitz works hard at it still and isn't ready for a broad career...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Although there was plenty of speculation following leaked casting details of several Dornish characters, "Game of Thrones" showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss have now confirmed that season five will pay a visit to Dorne.
The upcoming season of the...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:15 AM
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....