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Queen Elizabeth II emphasized the importance of family in her Christmas message this year and her grandchildren brought some Christmas cheer to her husband, Prince Philip, as he recovered in a hospital after a heart procedure.
The venerable Robert Massie has written another fascinating book about one of his favorite subjects: Czarist Russia. The new narrative by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Nicholas and Alexandra," "Peter The Great" and "The Romanovs" reveals, in exhaustive detail, the lavish and byzantine lives of the imperial family along with the machinations, intrigues, malicious gossip and rumors that flourished in the shadows of their court.
The plight of three Houston children who were orphaned and seriously injured as a result of a deadly car accident earlier this month prompted various celebrities _ including Justin Bieber, Ellen DeGeneres, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga _ on Wednesday to encourage their fans to donate to a new campaign that is raising money for their care.
Celebrities including Justin Bieber, Ellen DeGeneres and Britney Spears are spreading the word about a campaign to help three Houston children seriously injured and orphaned by a deadly car accident earlier this month.
James Arness, the 6-foot-6 actor who towered over the television landscape for two decades as righteous Dodge City lawman Matt Dillon in "Gunsmoke," died Friday. He was 88.
In the June issue of Vanity Fair, Christopher Hitchens writes about the newest assault by his esophageal cancer: "Most despond-inducing and alarming of all, so far, was the moment when my voice suddenly rose to a childish (or perhaps piglet-like) piping squeak.
Republican presidential hopefuls converged on New Hampshire over the weekend, shaking hands, organizing supporters and laying more groundwork for the crucial primary battle next year.
Ireland's property bust is the biggest financial disaster in Europe, a crisis that has hotel rates tumbling and the trip planner in a position of strength not seen in Ireland since the early 1990s.