| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
At 58, Jeff Daniels has made more than 40 movies, been nominated for three film Golden Globes and had one of the defining big-screen comedies of the 1990s ("Dumb & Dumber"). But before last year he had never been a TV-series regular — and had...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Social media became a more colorful place in Britain as Queen Elizabeth II gave gay marriage the official OK. The rainbow emblem of the gay movement is seen in images including the queen in seven striking suits as supporters celebrated their controversial...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:58 PM
After visiting Prague in late 1938, a young British stockbroker named Nicholas Winton had an "intuition" about the fate of Jews in Czechoslovakia now that the country had come under Nazi occupation. So he began his own Kindertransport organization to...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:39 PM
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...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:29 PM
As the world eagerly awaits the arrival of the royal baby, Queen Elizabeth II isn't one to be left out, sharing her sentiments Wednesday while greeting schoolchildren in the county of Cumbria, in northwest England.
"Do you want Kate's baby to be a...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 1:13 PM
LONDON--For Britain, Andy Murray’s victory at Wimbleon on Sunday was a collective dream come true, a triumph they’ve longed for for decades.
Murray, a Scotsman whose sometimes dour, always expressive demeanor on the court did not always...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The impending birth of Prince William's and Kate Middleton's first child has set off a boom of another sort as businesses throughout England cash in with baby-related merchandise and activities.
The Athenaeum Hotel in London is extending its own very...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:12 PM
While the former Kate Middleton prepares for her new baby, another young royal is stepping into the spotlight: Princess Beatrice.
Yes, she of deer-antler royal wedding hat fame.
The 24-year-old royal is the daughter of Queen Elizabeth's second son,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Kate Middleton, Prince William and St. James's Palace are revealing quite a bit about their royal baby preparations.
It's a welcome change from the secrecy normally cloaking the royals. The palace has been much more forthcoming with some details ever...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Helen Mirren, who has reigned on screen and stage as the queen, can add another jewel to her crown.
National Theatre Live announced Monday that its June 13 live broadcast of "The Audience," which stars Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, attracted a record...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:05 AM
New to the modern classroom we call the app store is Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. An app designed for iPads gives users the chance to go deeper into the work best known for its “Ode to Joy” movement.
Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony the...