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  • A mostly 'glorious' goodbye from Dame Edna

    A mostly 'glorious' goodbye from Dame Edna
    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....
  • Learn about Florida-friendly landscaping

    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...
  • Dora K. Crawford

    Dora K. Crawford
    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. The...
  • In Britain, the stakeout is on as nation awaits newest royal

    In Britain, the stakeout is on as nation awaits newest royal
    "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...
  • Charles and Camilla mark 10th wedding anniversary

    Charles and Camilla mark 10th wedding anniversary
    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-...
  • Beach Boy Brian Wilson says biopic 'Love & Mercy' gets it right

    Beach Boy Brian Wilson says biopic 'Love & Mercy' gets it right
    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...
  • Dame Helen Mirren Rules over David Letterman

    "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...
  • '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,...
  • Prince William kicks off his first visit to Japan with ceremonial tea

    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...
  • Elton John trivia

    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 Age: 67 Born...
  • 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...