| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Some lessons take a long time to sink in. The Exxon Valdez disaster, which occurred 25 years ago this week when the oil tanker struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound, was both the product of previous lessons unlearned and the source of new lessons...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Prince George has a new nanny: Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo, according to Kensington Palace, which identified the little royal's caretaker on Thursday and asked that her privacy be respected.
Borrallo, reportedly in her 30s and described as a...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:09 PM
LONDON — Trying not to be penny-wise but pound-foolish, Britain announced Wednesday that it will ditch its venerable round 1-pound coin in favor of a new 12-sided model specially designed to foil counterfeiters.
The new piece, to enter circulation...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Prince William has granted knighthood to Queen Elizabeth II's and Duchess Catherine's doctor, who led the St. Mary's Hospital team that delivered Prince George last summer, according to reports out of Britain on Tuesday.
Marcus Setchell was dubbed Sir...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:55 AM
Shailene Woodley, soon to be seen in "Divergent," is on the cover of the April issue of Marie Claire. Inside, she talks about leaving her teens, social media, her first kiss, fan attention and former costar George Clooney. “He’s still one of...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Kate Middleton and Prince William have their hands full enough with their son Prince George, delaying any plans the royals might have for another royal baby, they revealed Monday during St. Patrick's Day festivities in England.
The duke and duchess of...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Prince Harry and girlfriend Cressida Bonas prominently displayed their relationshop by appearing together at various high-profile events over the last week. Naturally, they've provided ample fodder for the royal rumor mill.
Last week, Prince William's...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Think "story ballet," and the tutu and tiara-clad princesses that come to mind are usually onstage — not behind the scenes. But French-born choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot found a real-life noblewoman in Caroline, the Princess of Hanover,...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:32 AM
The most delightful moment in Sunday’s season finale of “Downton Abbey” comes at the very end, as Carson and Mrs. Hughes, throw caution to the wind, grasp each other's hands and wade barefoot into the cold salty ocean water together....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:57 PM
You’d think someone whose very life and livelihood are all about history would be a little more mindful of it – even the bad bits.
Of all people, Prince William, the heir presumptive to the British throne, should know something about the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:14 PM
"Ripper Street": The BBC’s Victorian-era crime procedural set in London’s East End during the years following the grisly Jack the Ripper murders returns to BBC America on Saturday. Detective Inspector Edmund Reid (Matthew Macfadyen) and...