LONDON — In the week of an election that has failed to make hearts flutter, many in Britain rejoiced on Monday after Kensington Palace announced that Britain's new princess would be named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
TRENTON, N.J. — No, Kirstie Alley is not involved with politically motivated lane closures in New Jersey.
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Taylor Swift calls fan with cancer
The family of a 12-year-old Chicago girl with cancer says Taylor Swift called her to talk about music, touring and the disease. Ed Beazley said Swift chatted with his daughter, Emily, for about 10 minutes Wednesday. Emily has non-Hodgkins lymphoma. …
WASHINGTON — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm Saturday as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national "Nerd Prom."
GARLAND, Texas — A tour bus for superstar country group Lady Antebellum has caught fire along an interstate near Dallas, but no one was injured.
NEW YORK — Daredevil Nik Wallenda says he'll walk untethered on top of a 400-foot observation wheel in Orlando this month.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service is issuing a new limited edition "Forever" stamp honoring the late poet, author and civil rights champion Maya Angelou.
NEW YORK — William Sanford Nye — but surely you know him as Bill Nye the Science Guy — lives in a one-bedroom apartment on the 24th floor of a rental building in Chelsea. Outside his floor-to-ceiling windows: the Empire State Building and the Flatiron Building. Bliss squared. Practically at his …
TAMPA — Tom Cruise took in a women's Final Four game on Sunday night, watching UConn beat Maryland 81-58.
WEST PALM BEACH — Vanilla Ice has accepted a plea deal to perform community service after being arrested over a break-in and theft at an abandoned home.