| Apr 5, 2005
VATICAN CITY - Pope John Paul II took a nearly last journey yesterday, carried solemnly from his papal home, across St. Peter's Square and into the ancient basilica where he preached, as more than 100,000 pilgrims looked on.
They then waited in a line...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Peter Capaldi has just landed in New York, the fifth stop in a worldwide tour promoting the new season of "Doctor Who" that began in the United Kingdom, continued with visits to South Korea and Australia and now, after a 22-hour flight that crossed the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:20 AM
You know that Rod Stewart, rock's perpetual bon vivant, is partial to blondes, fancy clothes and soccer, not necessarily in that order.
Two things you might not know about the two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer: He's ridiculously sentimental and this...
| 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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Prince George celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday with a tea party for the freshest face of the British monarchy.
The firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and wife Catherine, formerly Kate Middleton, was feted with a gathering at his parents'...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 11:43 AM
He walks! Prince George joined his mom and dad for the Royal Charity Polo match Sunday in Cirencester, England, where he was photographed taking a few wobbly steps.
The third in line to the British throne, who turns 1 on July 22, was helped along by mom...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Doppelgangers abound in "Humshakals," Sajid Khan's latest celebration of crass stupidity, in which a billionaire businessman and his best bud try to fend off a villainous uncle's dastardly machinations -- all amid the orchestrated chaos engendered by...
| Jul 5, 2014
On Independence Day weekend, we celebrate the heroes who defied their colonial rulers and established a new country. Those revolutionary heroes and Founding Fathers are long gone.
Today, another generation of heroes is passing into the mists of history,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:22 PM
King Juan Carlos of Spain announced Monday that he would abdicate in favor of his son, sparking fierce public debate over whether the country should allow the crown's passing to another generation or abolish the monarchy.
Tens of thousands of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Paul Revere said they were coming, but he probably didn't think they would keep coming and coming. Yet another British invasion, this time of the TV order, is setting in on America this summer.
Between the dreamy royal wedding, the glory of the royal...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:05 AM
In his short life, Dylan Thomas became one of the world's first multimedia superstars through his spellbinding poetry, stage readings, and dramatic writing for the stage, screen, radio and television.
Just 39 when he died in November 1953, Thomas also...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Mark Shand — brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall — was a modern version of the eccentric, slightly bumbling British adventurer. And he came by it honestly.
He once walked and canoed across Indonesia for 12 days to get to a place where he...