| Apr 23, 2015
| 11:44 AM
Dame Edna, uber-megastar, told a packed house in Washington's National Theatre that she had been eagerly looking forward to performing in "the intellectual capital of the United States" -- but, unfortunately, there wasn't a venue available in Baltimore....
| Apr 22, 2015
| 9:52 AM
The University of Florida-Lake County Extension Office will host "Homeowner Education Landscape Program (HELP), a nine-hour educational class, which is part of the Florida-friendly Landscaping series.
The three-week class will meet from 9 a.m. to noon...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 2:05 PM
Dora K. Crawford, who during World War II deciphered messages that had been encoded by Germany's Enigma machines as part of Great Britain's secret Project Ultra, died April 13 at Johns Hopkins Hospital of cardiopulmonary and renal failure.
| Apr 19, 2015
| 4:33 PM
"Is she here yet? Is she in labor?" a passerby asked the gaggle of reporters standing around the entrance to St. Mary's Hospital in London on a recent morning.
The small child hanging off the woman's arm looked up expectantly, her eyes revealing her...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 7:58 AM
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-...
| 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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 12:30 PM
"Egotism -- usually just a case of mistaken nonentity." -- Barbara Stanwyck
NOW that he is getting ready to depart late-night television, David Letterman is more interesting to watch than ever. He seems to be giving free rein to all his impulses. And...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:00 PM
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,...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 11:15 AM
Konichiwa, Prince William! The Duke of Cambridge has landed in Japan.
The second in line to the British throne kicked off his trip to the island-nation when he arrived in Tokyo on Thursday and is expected to spend about three days there before...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 11:26 AM
The essential Elton
Name: Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire); legally changed from Reginald Kenneth Dwight to Elton John in 1967; knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in 1998
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:45 AM
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...