| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON — For the second straight year, a story taken from the pages of American history triumphed at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, with "12 Years a Slave" winning prizes for best film and for leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor....
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Veteran restaurateurs Arturo Franco-Camacho and his wife, Suzette, have been involved in culinary operations big and small, ranging from the Queen Elizabeth II to tacquerías and street carts and pretty much everything in between.
Since the closing of...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:55 PM
SWANSEA, Wales — The Patricia is a small, hardworking ship that putters around the coast of England and Wales, tending buoys and lighthouses. At 283 feet long, it's about a quarter the length of Cunard's vaunted Queen Mary 2 ocean liner.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:38 AM
A big blue diamond has been found at a South African mine known for churning out famous diamonds, and the stone could be worth tens of millions of dollars.
The diamond, extracted from the Cullinan mine near Pretoria, is 29.6 carats.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Zara Phillips' newborn daughter has a name now: It's Mia Grace Tindall.
Still, the Ministry was partial to "the other royal baby."
Phillips, 32, Prince William's cousin and granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, welcomed the tiny royal on Jan. 17, but...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Chet Curtis, the longtime Boston television news anchorman who, along with his former wife, became the most popular and trusted anchor teams in the market, has died.
Curtis died Wednesday at Brigham and Women's Hospital of complications of pancreatic...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- The British Academy of Film and Television Arts will present Helen Mirren with its highest honor, the Fellowship, at the EE British Academy Film Awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House, London on Feb. 16.
Awarded annually, the Fellowship is...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:31 AM
The hat Pharrell Williams wore to the Grammy Awards is the gift that keeps on giving, earning the rapper, music producer and fashion plate bragging rights as "Hat Person of the Year," the Headwear Assn. announced Wednesday.
The handmade brown felt...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:31 AM
LONDON – Time was when being queen (or king) meant having the power to make your enemies’ heads roll. Now it means being told by upstart lawmakers to cut your expenses and chop the number of people on staff. And could Your Majesty please do...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Right at the start of Sarah Ruhl's "Passion Play," now at the Odyssey Theatre, a religious crisis of the kind Freud would have appreciated erupts.
The actress playing Mary in the town's religious pageant secretly has the hots for the young hunk...