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  • Prince William is headed to Cambridge to study agriculture

    Prince William is headed to Cambridge to study agriculture
    Prince William is going back to school and apparently looking to become one of Britain's highest educated royals. The second in line to the throne will be enrolling in a 10-week course in agricultural management at Cambridge University, Kensington...
  • Gallup's most admired men, women: Barack, Francis, Hillary, Angelina

    Gallup's most admired men, women: Barack, Francis, Hillary, Angelina
    The annual Gallup poll of the most admired men and women in the U.S. has come out, and it contains two actors, a queen, a pope, a Pakistani, a talk-show host and a plethora of politicians. Despite the healthcare drama, President Obama held on to the top...
  • New bacon-scented deodorant promises pork-perfumed pits

    New bacon-scented deodorant promises pork-perfumed pits
    Seattle-based J&D's Foods -- the folks behind such porktastic products as bacon-flavored lip balm and bacon-scented shaving cream -- take another scented-step deeper into the personal grooming category with today's launch of Power Bacon deodorant. The...
  • Yoga pants too sheer? It may be your fault, Lululemon founder says

    Yoga pants too sheer? It may be your fault, Lululemon founder says
    Lululemon's founder says women's bodies are to blame for this year's "too sheer" debacle that caused the fitness apparel retailer to pullĀ  its top-selling style of yoga pants because they were see-through. In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Chip Wilson...
  • Renowned British composer John Tavener dies at age 69

    John Kenneth Tavener, the renowned British composer whose spiritual, religious-inspired music drew a diverse fan base that included the Beatles and Prince Charles, has died at age 69. Tavener died Tuesday at his home in Dorset, England, said his...
  • Under the spell of Highclere Castle and 'Downton Abbey'

    Under the spell of Highclere Castle and 'Downton Abbey'
    NEWBURY, England — He is a farmer, she says, and she is a farmer's wife. They are active in their community. She writes a bit on the side, her writing room only recently having been wired for electricity. On my recent visit to her home, she was...
  • Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire

     Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire
    BEIJING — In 1957, when he was nearly 50 years old, Run Run Shaw made a grand bet on his movie dreams. He bought 46 acres of hilly land in a remote part of Hong Kong — paying the British colonial government just 45 cents per square foot...
  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
  • 'A Gentleman's Guide' on Broadway: What did the critics think?

    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," the period musical comedy starring Jefferson Mays in multiple roles, opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York on Sunday, following engagements at the Old Globe in San Diego and the Hartford Stage Co. in...
  • Bloomberg downsizes arts coverage, lays off stage critic

    Bloomberg, the New York-based financial news giant, is shutting down its Muse brand of cultural journalism and has laid off its theater critic. The shake-up was part of a company-wide reorganization that came down on Monday and resulted in layoffs...
  • Another royal baby! William's cousin Zara Phillips has a girl

    Another royal baby! William's cousin Zara Phillips has a girl
    Royal baby fever! Zara Phillips, Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter, has given birth to a girl just six months after Phillip's cousin Prince William welcomed Prince George. The 16th in line to the British was born Friday at Gloucestershire Royal...
  • Vivienne Westwood-designed book on queen's Jubilee to be feted

    Vivienne Westwood-designed book on queen's Jubilee to be feted
    The Vivienne Westwood boutique on Melrose is hosting an event to celebrate the launch of Taschen's limited-edition book, "Her Majesty the Queen, Royal Edition." The cover and case for the book -- a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II published in honor of her...