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  • The modern/medieval wait for Kate Middleton's baby

    The modern/medieval wait for Kate Middleton's baby
    Plenty of news events demand minute-by-minute coverage -- police car chases, a presidential inauguration, Nik Wallenda crossing the Grand Canyon on a wire without a net. But there's something particularly gruesome about the media waiting outside a...
  • Royal baby born: Read the palace's official statement

    Royal baby born: Read the palace's official statement
    The British royal family announced the delivery of the newest heir to the throne in a simple statement delivered by both modern and traditional methods. It was sent out at about 8:30 p.m. London time via email and social networks. A short time later,...
  • Royal baby born: Cheers outside Buckingham Palace

    Royal baby born: Cheers outside Buckingham Palace
    LONDON — A few hundred people were crowded up against the gates of Buckingham Palace Monday, waiting for official confirmation of the birth of a baby boy to Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton. Cheers went up whenever the palace...
  • Royal baby born: It's a boy

    Royal baby born: It's a boy
    LONDON – A royal baby boy was born Monday to Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, after weeks of anticipation and excitement among fans of the royal family over the arrival of a new heir to the British throne. The child was born...
  • New baby prince has a long wait before he becomes Britain's king

    New baby prince has a long wait before he becomes Britain's king
    The royal baby has arrived and the House of Windsor now has an heir, a spare and a son of a spare. The Britain’s monarchal lineup is pretty much locked in place for the next 100 years. Yes, tragedy or the unexpected may intrude. No one foresaw the...
  • Royal baby birth sends John Oliver into fits of joy

    Royal baby birth sends John Oliver into fits of joy
    The royal baby has finally been born and not since, well, Duchess Kate first announced her pregnancy has the media been swept up in such a frenzy of anglophilia. Even “The Daily Show” got in on the action Monday night. “Obviously,...
  • Royal baby, a blond, goes home; 'he's got her looks,' prince says

    Royal baby, a blond, goes home; 'he's got her looks,' prince says
    The future ruler of Great Britain -- all 8 pounds, 6 ounces of him -- emerged from St. Mary's Hospital in London on Tuesday, swaddled in blankets and in the arms of his parents, William and Kate. A full head of blond hair poked out as the new Prince...
  • Quiz: How well do you know Will and Kate?

    Quiz: How well do you know Will and Kate?
    Prince William and his duchess, the former Catherine Middleton, have a baby boy, born July 22, 2013. The new parents, known to the masses as Will and Kate, were given the titles Duke and Duchess of Cambridge by his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, when...
  • Prince Charles' ears: Stephen Colbert fears for royal baby George

    Prince Charles' ears: Stephen Colbert fears for royal baby George
    Already proving himself to be one publicity savvy baby, Prince George Alexander Louis came into the world late enough on Monday that most late-night shows weren’t able to fully lampoon the media circus surrounding his birth. By Tuesday, it...
  • 5 safety tips for Will and Kate: How to use George's car seat

    5 safety tips for Will and Kate: How to use George's car seat
    When the first pictures emerged Tuesday of William and Kate carrying the newest member of the British royal family home from a hospital, some parents (including a number of staffers here at the Los Angeles Times) noticed something amiss: His Royal...
  • Royal baby's name: His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge

    Royal baby's name: His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge
    LONDON -- By George, the royal baby has a name. Prince William and his wife, Catherine, announced Wednesday that their new baby, the third in line to the British throne, will be named George Alexander Louis. The announcement lays to rest the final...