• New York City Nov 23, 2019

    Prince Andrew's Troubles Not Over Despite Change in Status

    Britain’s Prince Andrew continues to face many hurdles despite his decision to step down from royal duties because of his friendship with billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The 59-year-old prince, who is Queen Elizabeth II’s son, is struggling to stay at the helm of his Pitch&Palace charity, with some British media reports indicating he has already stepped down. A number...

  • attorney Nov 21, 2019

    Victims' Lawyer: Prince Andrew Must Talk to US Prosecutors

    Lawyers for the victims of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein say Prince Andrew should speak to U.S. investigators immediately, after the senior British royal withdrew from public duties over what he called his “ill-judged association” with the convicted pedophile. U.S. attorney Gloria Allred said Andrew should contact American authorities “without conditions and without delay.” Andrew announced Wednesday that he was pulling...

  • actress Nov 21, 2019

    Andrew's Journey Took Him From ‘Party Prince' to Pariah

    Known for dating models and actresses, Prince Andrew earned a nickname as the “party prince.” But as charities and businesses sought distance from the scandal-tainted royal, some tabloids recently dubbed him the “pariah prince.” Queen Elizabeth II’s second son announced Wednesday that he would step back from public duties because of his ties to American sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, saying...

  • Afghanistan Nov 11, 2019

    Macron Marks Armistice Day, 101 Years After End of WWI

    French President Emmanuel Macron marked Armistice Day on Monday by visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under Paris’ Arc de Triomphe, as a giant tricolor flag flew overhead. Greeted by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, Macron laid a wreath and inspected troops during the ceremony celebrating 101 years since the Armistice that ended the slaughter of World War I. He...

  • Los Angeles Oct 28, 2019

    Robert Evans, Iconic Producer of ‘Chinatown,' Dies at 89

    Robert Evans, the protean, fast-living Hollywood producer and former Paramount Pictures production chief who backed such seminal 1970s films as “Chinatown,” ”The Godfather” and “Harold and Maude,” has died. He was 89. Evans publicist, Monique Moss, confirmed that Evans died on Saturday. No other details Monday were immediately available.

  • King Oct 13, 2019

    Pope Canonizes John Henry Newman, 19th-Century Theologian

    With Prince Charles looking on, Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, praising the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches. Francis quoted from one of Newman’s most famous hymns, “Lead, Kindly Lights,” as he presided over Mass on Sunday before an estimated 50,000 people in a sun-drenched St....

  • Chicago Oct 2, 2019

    Longtime Cardinals Owner William V. Bidwill Dies at 88

    William V. Bidwill, who owned the NFL’s Cardinals franchise in three cities, has died. He was 88. The team announced that Bidwill passed away Wednesday. A cause of death wasn’t immediately given.

  • director Sep 2, 2019

    For Timothée Chalamet, Becoming ‘The King' Was Terrifying

    Timothée Chalamet is already one of the most acclaimed young actors working today, but he says that the prospect playing young Henry V in “The King” was terrifying. “It was a real challenge for me,” Chalamet said Monday at the Venice International Film Festival, where the film is having its world premiere. “It was terrifying at the same time but...

  • NBC News Aug 23, 2019

    David Koch, Billionaire Conservative Donor, Dies at 79

    Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother, Charles, transformed American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, has died at age 79. Charles Koch announced the death on Friday, saying, “It is with a heavy heart that I now must inform you of David’s death.”

  • attorney Aug 19, 2019

    Chief of Federal Prisons Removed After Epstein's Death

    Attorney General William Barr removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons in the latest fallout over the death of Jeffrey Epstein in federal custody. Barr named a former director, Kathleen Hawk Sawyer, to replace Hugh Hurwitz.

  • director Aug 8, 2019

    New Michael Moore-Backed Doc Tackles Alternative Energy

    What if alternative energy isn’t all it’s cracked up to be? That’s the provocative question explored in the documentary “Planet of the Humans,” which is backed and promoted by filmmaker Michael Moore and directed by one of his longtime collaborators. It premiered last week at his Traverse City Film Festival. The film, which does not yet have distribution, is a...

  • Instagram Aug 5, 2019

    Meghan Markle Gets 38th Birthday Tributes From Prince Harry, Prince William and Kate Middleton

    Happy birthday, Meghan Markle! The Duchess of Sussex turned 38 on Sunday, which marks her first birthday as a mom. The mother of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor received sweet birthday tributes from her husband Prince Harry and the royal family, including her brother-in-law Prince William and wife Kate Middleton. “‘Happy Birthday to my amazing wife. Thank you for joining me on...

  • Prince Jul 31, 2019

    Towering Broadway Director and Producer Hal Prince Dies at 91

    Harold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as “The Phantom of the Opera,” ”Cabaret,” ”Company” and “Sweeney Todd” and won a staggering 21 Tony Awards, has died. Prince was 91. Prince’s publicist Rick Miramontez said Prince died Wednesday after a brief illness in Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • The Associated Press Jul 22, 2019

    Art Neville, Member of Neville Brothers, Meters, Dies at 81

    Art Neville, a member of one of New Orleans’ storied musical families, the Neville Brothers, and a founding member of the groundbreaking funk band The Meters, has died at age 81. Neville’s manager, Kent Sorrell, said Neville died Monday.

  • Connecticut Jul 15, 2019

    Climate Change and its Effect on Our Coastal Ecosystem

    Climate change and rapidly warming water mean a major impact on our coastal ecosystem.

  • France Jun 8, 2019

    Pomp, Parade Marks Queen Elizabeth II's Official Birthday

    Queen Elizabeth II marked her official birthday Saturday with the annual Trooping the Color parade, a traditional display of British pageantry at its very best. About 1,400 soldiers in ceremonial scarlet coats and bearskin hats marched past the queen in a ceremony on Horse Guards Parade in Westminster. Royals taking part included Prince Charles, Prince William and his wife Kate,...

  • Associated Press Jun 5, 2019

    Trump Reads From FDR's Prayer for D-Day Anniversary

    President Donald Trump read from a prayer delivered by Franklin D. Roosevelt in a ceremony marking the 75th year since D-Day.

  • Donald Trump Jun 5, 2019

    Queen, World Leaders Honor Veterans on D-Day Anniversary

    World leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump are gathering Wednesday on the south coast of England to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. But the stars of the show are the elderly veterans of that campaign who say they are surprised by all the attention: They were just doing their jobs. The Royal British Legion has brought about...

  • Donald Trump Jun 5, 2019

    Trump Honors D-Day Vets, Discusses Vietnam Deferment

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday joined world leaders to praise alliances and military service ahead of the anniversary of the D-Day invasion, just hours after offering no regrets when asked about whether he wished he had been able to serve in the Vietnam War. Trump’s comments came in a wide-ranging interview in which he also dismissed the significance of climate...

  • Donald Trump Jun 4, 2019

    Trump Baby Blimp Flies in London as Protests Greet President

    Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump’s U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London’s government district while the U.S. leader met Prime Minister Theresa May nearby. Feminists, environmentalists, peace activists, trade unionists and others demonstrated against the lavish royal welcome being given to a president they see as a danger to the world, chanting “Say it loud,...

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