| 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.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Everyone likes secrets, especially dramatists. So it's no surprise that the unraveling of the mysteries of the current Queen Elizabeth's famously undocumented weekly meetings with her prime minister proved audience catnip in Peter Morgan's fictional...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Dateline: Chicago, where ladies are bowling, ovens are operated by telephone and city folk can't make heads or tails of how to walk in a blizzard.
Thanks to a massive YouTube video dump over the last week by newsreel makers British Pathe, the digitized...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:02 AM
That Queen Elizabeth II just keeps on trucking. She's now joined the double-eight club, turning 88 on April 21, 2014.
Born in 1926 and having taken over head of state duties in 1952 at the age of 25, she has been the Queen for 62 years, which is the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Queen Elizabeth II had a new black-and-white portrait unveiled -- she's smiling! -- in honor of her 88th birthday on Monday. Not to outdo her royal highness, but anyone will be able to have their portrait on the front page of the London Times at the...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:30 PM
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) -- Jay Leno, as affably efficient backstage as he is in front of the camera, avoids waxing poetic about his 22-year "Tonight Show" run that draws to a close Thursday.
Instead, he relies on numbers to tell the story. Leno's tenure...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:01 AM
And they're off! Prince William, his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son, Prince George, concluded their 19-day tour of Australia and New Zealand on Friday and have set off for their journey back to the United Kingdom.
The second in...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The Titanic didn't have them. Neither did the snooty Queen Elizabeth 2 or the swinging TV "Love Boat" Pacific Princess. But now many travelers refuse to cruise if they don't have a balcony cabin.
"The first couple times I cruised I had a porthole...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Prince George was the subject of many aww-inducing photos during his family's trip Down Under, but his mother, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, reportedly has one favorite in particular.
A snapshot taken by professional photographer Simon Woolf, also a...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Gerry Adams, the leader of the Irish republican political party Sinn Fein, was arrested Wednesday evening in Northern Ireland in connection with the 1972 abduction and murder of Jean McConville, a mother of 10 from Belfast whom the Provisional Irish...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The duchess of Cambridge is getting help for an upcoming trip to Australia from Queen Elizabeth II's personal dresser, Angela Kelly. Elizabeth has tasked Kelly with helping the former Kate Middleton select regal pieces of jewelry from the queen's...