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  • Tower of London is a piece of history

    Tower of London is a piece of history
    The Tower of London is history. The infamous Norman castle is nearly 1,000 years old. It is associated with such historical figures as William the Conqueror and Richard the Lionheart. It has served as a royal palace, a fortress, a prison, a mint, a...
  • Irish president welcomed by Queen Elizabeth II on historic visit

    LONDON — In a historic first, the president of Ireland began a state visit to Britain on Tuesday to mark the growing reconciliation between his nation and the one that long ruled it from afar through centuries of oppression and rebellion. After...
  • Reims: A bubbly day trip from Paris

    Reims: A bubbly day trip from Paris
    France's bustling, modern Reims greets travelers with cellar doors wide open. As the capital of the Champagne region, it features a lively center, a historic cathedral, and, of course, Champagne tasting. And thanks to France's slick, high-speed rail, it's...
  • Watch: Royal baby meets the world

    Watch: Royal baby meets the world
    The royal baby, born Monday to William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, is expected to leave the hospital soon with his parents. Earlier Tuesday, Prince Charles saw his new grandson, the Prince of Cambridge, paying a visit to St. Mary's...
  • Dickens' influence lingers with passage of time

    Dickens' influence lingers with passage of time
    Charles Dickens is dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker and the chief mourner. Old Dickens is as dead as a door-nail. -------------------- This...
  • VIDEO: Royal Baby Meets the Press

    After more than 36 hours of waiting, the world's media was finally satiated when it got the first glimpse of the future King of England at 7.13p.m. BST Tuesday (11.13a.m. PST). The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge descended upon the steps of the Lindo...
  • World watches as Kate, William leave hospital with royal baby

    World watches as Kate, William leave hospital with royal baby
    The day after the royal baby was born, some nice young parents tucked their child seat into the car and headed home from the hospital with their newborn. With the entire world looking on.  It was Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William, of...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Argo' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Argo' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES A Healthy You & Carol Alt  This new...
  • Amistad's First Captain: Ship Did Its Part, But State Missed The Boat

    Amistad's First Captain: Ship Did Its Part, But State Missed The Boat
    I have been aboard the sailing ship Amistad several times recently here in Puerto Rico and she looked better than she has in years — despite the recent controversy surrounding her not being in Connecticut waters after receiving millions in state...
  • Seniors on the Go: Cities where you might feel comfortable -- and where you won't

    Seniors on the Go: Cities where you might feel comfortable -- and where you won't
    I usually don't like to report on those "best" or "least expensive" city or airport stories. I figure that if you really want to visit the Louvre, the fact that Albuquerque is less expensive or Seoul has a better airport is irrelevant. But once in a while...
  • God save the queen

    God save our gracious Queen Long live our noble Queen God save the Queen Send her victorious Happy and glorious Long to reign over us God save the Queen . . . Sixty years. Sixty years on the throne of the United Kingdom. Can the little...