| Dec 30, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Sixty years ago, an extraordinary reign began in England, one that would provide the nation with a comforting measure of stability and continuity during some of the most tumultuous decades of the 20th century and right on into the far-from-placid 21st....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:12 PM
An international blockbuster arrives in Chicago next week, a production that has played for months to capacity houses and has broken box office records. Already, it has been seen by more than a million theatergoers.
Stop already, you say. Everybody...
| Dec 2, 2012
Books for children and teens are not Snuggies. One size doesn't fit all. So when choosing books for young readers this holiday season, it helps to know their style. Maybe he likes roomy epic fantasy novels he can get lost in, whereas she prefers the...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:13 AM
LONDON -- The Australian radio station that made a prank call to a UK hospital that apparently resulted in the death of a nurse says it will donate at least 500,000 Australian dollars (US$524,000) to a fund for the nurse's family.
| Jun 2, 2012
| 5:00 AM
LONDON — Her face is everywhere: on stamps, coins, mugs and book covers. Her likeness has just been reproduced for the 23rd time at Madame Tussauds, London's famous wax museum. More visitors come to gawp at her house than probably any other...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:03 AM
London -- Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebrations reached a climax Tuesday as she and other members of the royal family appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for a flypast.
Aircraft from the Battle of Britain -- including Spitfires and a...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:57 AM
Proving once again he is still the king of UK rock royalty, Sir Paul McCartney on Monday capped the Diamond Jubilee Concert in honor of Queen Elizabeth II. The former Beatle headlined a stellar lineup that featured some of the world’s finest...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 4:20 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Prince Philip, the husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, left hospital on the eve of his 91st birthday on Saturday, five days after he was taken ill during celebrations to mark the monarch's 60 years on the throne.
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:24 PM
This from a tweet: "In London, Big Ben will be renamed Elizabeth Tower."
Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell in the clock tower at the north end of the Houses of Parliament, the Palace of Westminster. The formal name of the tower is...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:11 PM
When Matthew Crawley knelt in the snow before Mary Grantham in the season two finale of"Downton Abbey,"5.4 million people tuned in to see the cursed lovers finally gain some closure.
But the Grantham haunts came to three-dimensional life for 23...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Epilepsy. What is the first word you think of? Most people imagine someone foaming at the mouth, falling on the floor, and shaking all over. A full on seizure.
However, that is not quite true. In many cases, epilepsy is an invisible illness that goes...