Queen Elizabeth II has appointed the Duchess of Cornwall to the highest female rank in the Royal Victorian Order, Buckingham Palace said Monday.
Todd Moore isn't sure whether he'll watch the Oscars this weekend, when a documentary about the murder of his son and two other Cub Scouts could win an Academy Award.
Walter Isaacson has become the James Boswell of genius. For the past 25 years, Mr. Isaacson has been examining the lives of subjects whose common thread is that they have been judged to have exceptional intellectual abilities that give them unprecedented insight. That last phrase, by the way, is the Wikipedia definition of genius. So there.
Producers say Naomi Watts will play Princess Diana in a film about the last years of the royal's life.
The story of the woman known to billions as Queen Elizabeth II remains a remarkable one. After the sudden passing of her father, King George VI, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor assumed the throne at the age of 26. It was the 1950s, an era when few women held positions of power and Great Britain was still recovering from the ravages of World War II.
Rupert Murdoch's media empire apologized and agreed to cash payouts Thursday to 37 people _ including a movie star, a soccer player, a top British politician and the son of a serial killer _ who were harassed and phone-hacked by his tabloid press.
Rupert Murdoch's media empire apologized and agreed to cash payouts Thursday to 37 people — including a movie star, a soccer player, a top British politician and the son of a serial killer — who were harassed and phone-hacked by his tabloid press.
Michael Jackson's three children will sink their father's shoes and sequined glove into the cement outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre, a storied Hollywood cinema and tourist site, organizers said Thursday.
This has been a busy week for the Grim Reaper, slashing out at friend and foe, winning each battle fought against clay-footed humans who earned obituaries on the front page inspired by love or hate or both. Words often have a life of their own, particularly in matters of life and death. Cosmic coincidences in man's fate bring to our attention very different men merely because they died within days of each other.