| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:14 PM
During a visit with young orphans in Brazil on Wednesday, Prince Harry shed a few tears while recalling his mother's death.
The fourth in line to the British throne, who began his South American tour on Monday, happened upon a 41-year-old woman who...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:46 AM
Italian designer label Tod's is edging away from its comfortable driving shoes, ballerina flats and platform sandals in an attempt to diversify its business and revive flagging sales.
The company hired former Gucci designer Alessandra Facchinetti last...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"WHEN I dream of an afterlife ... the action always takes place at the Ritz Paris," said Ernest Hemingway in 1944, as World War II was hurtling toward an end.
I have two good friends, Peter Rogers in New Orleans and Jim Mitchell of NYC. Both wrote me...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:05 AM
He craved more, more and even more stuff.
"I think he went a bit loopy after his wife died," whispered the woman standing next to me as we stood in Sir John Soane's Museum gazing at antiquities dangling from ceilings and perched on the rafters.
| May 14, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, flew solo Tuesday night for a charity dinner at Windsor Castle -- but despite his wife's absence, there was no lack of glamour surrounding the royal.
Wills was hosting the event, sponsored by designer Ralph Lauren, to...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Alot of people apparently thought it was a good idea. Five teachers in the Rialto Unified School District developed the program, which was intended to improve the critical thinking skills of eighth-graders. And administrators signed off on it.
| 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 16, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Prince William, Duchess Catherine and their son Prince George have touched down in Australia.
William, 31, the second in line to the British throne, stepped off a Royal Australian Air Force jet carrying him and his family just after 2:35 p.m. Sydney...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I TIPPED the steward five dollars to seat you here if you came in."
"Is that a proposition?"
"I never discuss love on an empty stomach."
"You've already eaten."
"But you haven't."
That was just a bit of the double-entendre-loaded exchanges between...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"WOMEN MARRY men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed," said Albert Einstein.
THE GREAT physicist's theory on marital hopes is a nutshell description of the wedlock of Diana Spencer and...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Perhaps you still feel guilty about swiping that towel from the Drake Hotel a decade ago. Or maybe the shame of pinching a custom silver vase still gnaws at you 40 years later.
Either way, the Drake wants to absolve you of your sins.
After nearly a...