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  • In UK election, party promises range from nukes to bees

    It's a common refrain: Politicians are all the same. The party platforms released this week for Britain's May 7 election tell a more diverse story, revealing, amid their hundreds of pages, which party wants to bring an NBA team to Britain and which has...
  • 'TURN: Washington's Spies' recap: Unrest flares in rebel camp

    'TURN: Washington's Spies' recap: Unrest flares in rebel camp
    The year is 1777, British troops control Philadelphia and the demoralized Continental Army grows distrustful of its commander in chief on “Thoughts of a Free Man” (Episode 201), the Season 2 premiere of “TURN: Washington’s Spies&...
  • UK narrowly avoids falling prices in March

    The U.K. has narrowly avoided a drop in consumer prices as the cost of filling up a car rose in March — a development that's likely to ease concerns of a deflationary spiral that can hurt the economy. Official figures Tuesday showed annual consumer...
  • Review: 'Turn: Washington's Spies,' season 2

    Review: 'Turn: Washington's Spies,' season 2
    At the risk of sounding unpatriotic, perhaps it's time to temporarily retire the Revolutionary War as a dramatic TV backdrop. Following "Sons of Liberty," the miniseries that presented history in the style of a beer commercial, comes the second season...
  • Tony Blair warns of dangers of second term for Conservatives

    Former British leader Tony Blair waded into Britain's general election campaign Tuesday, warning of economic chaos should Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party win the race. Blair, an adept communicator known for his ability to cook down...
  • SNP surge in Scotland could hold key to next UK government

    Ed Miliband's crusade to bring the Labour Party back to power after five years in opposition has struck a roadblock in Scotland, where the party is experiencing a dramatic drop in support in what had long been a reliable stronghold. In the aftermath of a...
  • Sorry, J. Crew. Female shoppers just aren't that into you.

    Sorry, J. Crew. Female shoppers just aren't that into you.
    It wasn't long ago that J. Crew was the envy of the retail industry. Its distinctive look — well-made basics bedecked with a splash of sequins or a door-knocker-sized necklace — stood out from less adventurous retailers in the same price range...
  • Michelle Obama sparks head scarf uproar

    Michelle Obama sparks head scarf uproar
    First Lady Michelle Obama's sartorial choices don't usually stir up controversy the way they did on Tuesday when she appeared with uncovered hair as she and President Obama visited Riyahd to pay respects to late Saudi King Abudllah and meet his successor,...
  • Rick Owens' brave male models bare all on runway

    Designer Rick Owens -- that scamp --  drew gasps and stirred up a social media storm on Thursday during his Paris Fashion Week men's show by sending some of the models out in deconstructed togas strategically cut with holes that gave peek-a-boo views of...
  • Author highlights the role of women in state's history

    When Connecticut author, editor, professor and playwright Cindy Wolfe Boynton set out to research and write her book, "Remarkable Women of Hartford" (History Press, 2014), she found it a challenge to limit herself on the number of her subjects. "I've...
  • David Cameron gets it on immigration

    There is nothing like a little heat from a third political party to get the attention of career politicians who wish to stay in office. Nigel Farage, leader of the upstart UK Independent Party (UKIP), has been turning up the heat on British Prime...