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A star-studded comedy about childhood friends reconnecting as septuagenarians, "Last Vegas" makes for breezy, heartwarming viewing.
Students at North Korea's premier university showed Google's executive chairman Tuesday how they look for information online: they Google it.
Students at North Korea's premier university showed Google's executive chairman how they look for information online: They Google it.
Every spring since 2008, interior designers and landscape designers from the Washington area help raise money for Children's National Medical Center by participating in the DC Design House project founded by Skip and Debbie Singleton, owners of DC Living Real Estate.
Luxembourg Prince Guillaume and Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy have put the finishing touches on their two-day wedding extravaganza with a religious ceremony at the tiny duchy's Notre Dame Cathedral.
Under a canopy of soldiers' drawn swords as church bells tolled, Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg and Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy emerged smiling Saturday from the tiny duchy's Notre Dame Cathedral after wrapping up a two-day wedding gala with a religious ceremony.
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg doesn't get a lot of turns in the spotlight. It's an independent country tinier than Rhode Island and it would fit inside Germany, its neighbor to the east, 138 times with room to spare.
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg doesn't get a lot of turns in the spotlight.
Chris Cleave has done a curious thing. He has taken two very different topics -- bicycle racing and childhood leukemia -- and merged them in an exciting tale. Readers of Mr. Cleave's earlier novel, "Little Bee," the story of a Nigerian girl in London, know he enjoys taking on difficult subjects and artfully turning them into fascinating fiction. His new novel, "Gold," does exactly that.
Michael J. Fox is planning a return to series TV, more than a decade after he left to concentrate on fighting Parkinson's disease.
There's no question but that he was handsome, to wit "his majestic stature and the elegance of his long, slender limbs. His auburn hair was thick and wavy, he had a high, oval forehead, a beautifully shaped mouth, and the gaze of his very large, dark brown eyes had a melancholy which women found entrancing." Count Axel von Fersen, the womanizing Swedish nobleman, is the central character of Francine du Plessix Gray's new novel, "The Queen's Lover."
A murder mystery with elements of an Agatha Christie whodunit is unfolding at the vast country estate where Queen Elizabeth II and her family gathered in rural splendor to celebrate Christmas and New Year's.
Prince Georg Friedrich Ferdinand of Prussia, great-great-grandson of Kaiser Wilhelm II, married Princess Sophie of Isenburg Saturday, a royal wedding that has rekindled German interest in the nation's long-defunct royals.
Dogs have more to look for under the tree this Christmas than cats do. Fifty-six percent of dog owners say they'll buy their pets a gift this Christmas, but only 48 percent of cat owners plan a gift.
After struggling for years to win a major, Paula Creamer is aiming to make it two in a row at the Women's British Open, which starts Thursday at Royal Birkdale.
"Our dogs used to get a lot more attention before we got kids, so if we can do this little thing for them I think that's good," she said. "The kids find it very entertaining to open the gifts for the dogs."