| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:25 AM
I've never been a fan of restaurants that specialize in serving hot tea to women who wear hats.
I don't drink much tea, and scones are too often served with big helpings of pretense. But there's a big surprise in store for...
| Aug 31, 2014
I hope, dear reader, you are not shivering too violently as you try to read this newspaper, since it is quite likely you have just had a bucket of ice water dumped on your skull.
I refer, of course, to the Ice Bucket Challenge, that fundraising stunt...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 3:03 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Richard Attenborough, who was honored for his helming and production of the 1982 Oscar best picture "Gandhi" but was best known to American audiences for his role in Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" and its first sequel as...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Wondering why Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince Harry seem to be walking in an ocean of red poppies?
That's because they are -- except it's actually a moat around the Tower of London and they're actually walking through an art installation by...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:51 AM
The finalists are set for Season 11 of Fox-TV's "So You Think You Can Dance." We don't know who will win it yet - though everyone has his or her own best guess - but we know who the top 10 finalists are.
That means we know who is going to be on the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Helen Mirren will once again assume the conservative dresses, crisp diction and distinctive hairdo of Queen Elizabeth II when she reprises her role as the British monarch in a Broadway run of "The Audience," which is scheduled to open March 8 at the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Helen Mirren will reprise her role as Queen Elizabeth II for a Broadway staging of "The Audience," to be directed by Stephen Daldry.
The limited engagement will play at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, with previews beginning on February 17 and opening...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
From the time he was a wee lad on his grandpa's knee, Ian Cowe had pride in his Scottish roots drummed into his bonny little head. Born in Edinburgh, he went to college there, spent part of his career in Scotland and joined the local Scottish cultural...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:41 PM
I left Uganda on New Year's Eve 2007 after a two-week adventure vacation, passing through London, then Iowa, on my way home to Colorado. I had no idea I was traveling the world while infected with a deadly virus. The symptoms began enroute a headache, a...
| Jul 3, 2014
Thursday's Pictures in the News illustrates the day around the globe....
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:51 PM
Scotland has voted on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or break the 307-year-old union in a finely balanced independence referendum with global consequences.
Its verdict should be clear around breakfast time on Friday.
Polling booths closed...