| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Thursday's Pictures in the News illustrates the day around the globe....
| Jul 1, 2014
After retiring as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Technical Publishing Co. in 1983, Jim Tafel immersed himself in thoroughbred racing, and the horses he owned and bred made sports headlines.
Queen Elizabeth II was seated in a...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"IN PHOTOGRAPHY there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality," -- Alfred Stieglitz
OUR GOOD Scots Presbyterian pal, who just happens to be the genius photographer Harry Benson, has had his darling wife, Gigi, send us some photos...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Even the Queen's Guard can't resist "Game of Thrones'" epic theme song.
The Queen's Guard took to the outside of Buckingham Palace to make the theme song of the HBO hit even more regal, performing it in uniform. Luckily, one person caught visual...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:00 AM
You can check out any time you like but you can never leave in Jean-Paul Sartre’s "No Exit," what's past is prologue in Neil LaBute’s "In a Dark Dark House," and you can always depend on Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire." Plus,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, sometimes struggle as first-time parents, and they're not afraid to talk about it.
William on Wednesday highlighted the latest woe for the self-deprecating British royals, who have frequently shared...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"White Queen" Rebecca Ferguson is the choice for the female lead in Paramount and Skydance's "Mission: Impossible 5."
No formal offer has been presented to Ferguson yet, but sources say she is the choice of Cruise, director Chris McQuarrie and the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Prince George celebrated his first birthday on Tuesday with a tea party for the freshest face of the British monarchy.
The firstborn son of Britain's Prince William and wife Catherine, formerly Kate Middleton, was feted with a gathering at his parents'...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:57 PM
Colin Pillinger, a colorful British space scientist who sported thick mutton-chop whiskers and became a symbol of national pluck in masterminding a failed search for life on Mars, died Thursday in a Cambridge hospital. He was 70.
| 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 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.
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
There's more to see in Britain than Buckingham Palace and the London Eye, such as ancient caves and an estate where live monkeys roam free.
The digital Britain 2014 Guide is easy to download and puts forth fresh ideas for first-timers and returning...