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The head of cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc. told a cancer nurse Wednesday that while cigarettes are harmful and addictive, it is not that hard to quit smoking.
One person attending Britain's royal wedding has seen it all before: Michael I, the taciturn former king of Romania.
Watch out, Kate Middleton. Another royal consort is in the limelight as the royal wedding approaches.
The director of Academy Award best-picture favorite "The King's Speech" says taking home an Oscar would be "fantastic."
A film of British food writer Nigel Slater's memoirs gave Helena Bonham Carter a handy new dessert recipe _ and a chance to explore a working-class role.
In December 2003, security forces boarded a bus in Macedonia and snatched a German citizen named Khaled el-Masri. For the next five months, el-Masri was a ghost. Only a select group of CIA officers knew he had been whisked to a secret prison for interrogation in Afghanistan.
A movie about a stuttering monarch, without sex, car chases or sinewy superheroes, hardly sounds like blockbuster box-office fare.
"The King's Speech" won the best-actor trophy Sunday for Colin Firth and a second honor for its overall cast at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
We're all familiar with biographies - and even the occasional works of fiction like "The Forsyte Saga" - that have family trees to help us figure out who's who. This memoir could sure use one, but then again, its author, burdened as she is by heredity and experience, might have been hard put at various times in her life to provide an accurate one.