| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:50 AM
VATICAN CITY Queen Elizabeth II and Pope Francis had an informal meeting at the Vatican on Thursday during the British monarch's one-day visit to Rome, which also included talks with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano.
The queen was accompanied by...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Kate Middleton and Prince William commemorated London Poppy Day by making a surprise appearance Thursday at a London Tube Station.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took a chartered 1960s Routemaster bus -- one of London's famed double-deckers --...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Prince George's christening portraits have arrived!
OK, now we can officially gush about how cute Prince George is ...
Prince William and his wife, Catherine, the former Kate Middleton, baptized their 3-month-old baby Wednesday and have unveiled...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Prince George, the firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was christened in London on Wednesday.
The increasingly handsome 3-month-old baby boy, who will eventually be named the head of the Church of...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:02 AM
LONDON -- Prince George, heir to the British throne, was christened Wednesday in a private ceremony attended by four generations of the royal family and a small group of family and friends.
The short private service for the 3-month-old prince was...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:42 PM
Natalie de Blois' pioneering path through the male-dominated world of architecture was laden with sexist barriers.
Despite her status as an associate partner at the Chicago powerhouse Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in the 1960s, de Blois invariably was left...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:16 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:00 PM
It might be the most carefully hidden building boom in American architectural history.
Over the last 40 years, beginning with strict drug-sentencing laws introduced in 1973 by New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and quickly copied around the country, the...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A couple of major ironies are folded into the title of the big new architecture exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "The Presence of the Past: Peter Zumthor Reconsiders LACMA."
The first irony is that the title itself rings with echoes...
| Mar 28, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Over the course of its 31-year history, the Pritzker Prize, architecture's highest honor, has been awarded almost exclusively to individual men. It has gone just once to a woman -- to Zaha Hadid in 2004 -- and twice to a......