| Jul 20, 2012
| 7:00 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The oldest active trophy in international sports was at the same yacht club that plays host to the oldest youth regatta in the U.S.
The America's Cup met the Governor's Cup at the Balboa Yacht Club on Friday.
Many of the sailors...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Joan Rivers is a force of nature and one of the hardest-working celebrities in the world. An entertainment legend of unparalleled accomplishment and talent, she’s an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-winning television talk show host, Tony-...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 2:00 PM
NEW YORK — Anton Chekhov is always with us in the theater. But this summer his work has been especially prevalent, serving as an inspirational model for such contemporary playwrights as Tracy Letts, Andrew Upton and Annie Baker.
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Andrew Upton is staying on at the Sydney Theatre Company, assuming the position of sole artistic director starting in January. For the last four years, Upton and his wife, actress Cate Blanchett, have served as co-artistic directors of Australia's most...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Michael Black is returning to Lyric Opera as the company’s new chorus master. The Australian, who served as interim chorus master for the 2011-12 season, will resume duties here as of the 2013-14 season.
He presently serves as chorus master of...
| Dec 2, 2012
Exotic Vacation Thailand
Roundtrip airfare from LAX to Bangkok 11 nights’ accommodations, including multiple 5-Star Le Meridien hotels
· Guests spend 4 nights in Bangkok, 4 nights in the walled city of Chiang Mai, 2 nights in contemporary Chiang Rai and...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:23 AM
LONDON -- Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, left hospital Thursday morning, three days after being admitted for acute morning sickness.
She emerged from the hospital accompanied by her husband Prince William and was driven away by a waiting car.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:13 AM
LONDON -- The Australian radio station that made a prank call to a UK hospital that apparently resulted in the death of a nurse says it will donate at least 500,000 Australian dollars (US$524,000) to a fund for the nurse's family.
| Dec 7, 2012
| 9:17 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Infections of the kidney, bladder and urethra happen in uncircumcised baby boys at ten times the rate of circumcised boys, and over a lifetime uncircumcised men are four times more likely to experience one, according to a new...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Best-selling Australian author Bryce Courtenay, whose debut novel, "The Power of One," was made into a popular 1992 movie starring Morgan Freeman, has died. He was 79.
Courtenay died Thursday at his home in Canberra, Australia, according to his...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Air-travel lovers take note: If you're not flying free much of the time or flying in luxury — first-class seating, airline club lounges, free checked bags — you're probably not taking advantage of sophisticated strategies to supersize your...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 4:32 PM
We're not really sure why, but it's back. The YouTube Symphony Orchestra is having another go, this time in Sydney, Australia. The general idea is the same as last year -- post a video of yourself playing the set audition......