| Sep 21, 2012
| 6:28 AM
A huge British military base in one of the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan got a surprise arrival this week as a soldier gave birth to a baby boy.
Britain's Ministry of Defence does not allow troops to deploy on operations if they are pregnant, but...
| Sep 23, 2012
It is with a sense of stern journalistic duty that this column now presents, against its better judgment (yes, we hear you readers saying, "Better judgment? In THIS column?"), yet another edition of "Nude in the News."
Yes, it's our feature that...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 7:58 AM
LONDON -- A gossip magazine in Denmark on Saturday dismissed reports it had published new, even more revealing images of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, as entirely false.
The publication of topless photographs of Catherine, taken with a long lens...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:07 AM
Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton are expecting a baby, the palace has announced.
Middleton has been hospitalized at King Edward VII Hospital in London with acute morning sickness, the palace said.
It will be the first child for...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 1:37 PM
As devoted royal watchers, the Ministry was thrilled with Monday's news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their first child.
The only thing that would make Will and Kate more lovable would be teeny Will-and-Kate's.
| Jul 26, 2012
| 6:25 PM
LONDON — Every now and then Team USA women's basketball assistant coach Doug Bruno watches practice and his mind drifts.
Bruno, the longtime DePaul coach, sees U.S. teammates Candace Parker and Tamika Catchings and remembers when the former Ms....
| Jul 27, 2012
| 5:18 PM
LONDON -- Few shows can claim such an audience. As the dramatic spectacle of the Olympic Games opening ceremony in London unfolded Friday night, organizers estimated a billion people around the world would be glued to their television sets to see it,...
| Jul 29, 2012
LONDON — In basically the backyard of austere 10 Downing Street where British Prime Minister David Cameron officially resides in a stately, executive manor, a raucous block party rocked his neighborhood Saturday night.
Queen Elizabeth celebrates...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:34 AM
LONDON – It seems the 2012 Olympic organizers want to punish those ticket-holders actually showing up to watch sports. The background rock music at most venues is so loud it could make anyone stone deaf in minutes.
There was no such noise at the...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 7:49 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - London bade a flamboyant and madcap farewell to the Olympic Games with a romp through British pop and fashion, bringing the curtain down on more than two weeks of action that ended with America topping the sporting world with 46 gold...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Kabul, Afghanistan -- A spokesman for the Taliban says that they plan to kidnap or kill Prince Harry, who arrived in Afghanistan on Friday on a four-month deployment, NBC News reports.
The spokesman calls the Prince a "precious bird" and says that if...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:31 AM
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas -- unless you're Prince Harry and TMZ publishes pictures of you cavorting naked during a game of strip billiards.
The tabloid website posted the photos online Tuesday night. It said the romp featuring the royal, who...