The heavy and handsome gold medal was presented at a ceremony at the New Zealand Embassy by a terrific man, Ambassador Mike Moore. I am grateful, and pleased I got through the ceremony without crying, passing out, or tripping.
You can look at an old lady, in big specs and a bright coat, and hope that she's the last in a ridiculous line, but also agree with Barack Obama, and say that she makes us "very proud."
While America does not have a royal family to promote its brand, people and products around the world, it does have an untapped resource with its own brand of royal magic: former presidents and first ladies.
There are many of us not on the royal guest list who'll also want behold the spectacle of this monumental occasion firsthand. Here's how.
It's a must-see exhibition for its historical significance, for the powerfulness of the queen's figure, her attitude, her poses, her smiles and her inimitable gaze, as well as for the importance of Cecil Beaton as a photographer.
There once was a royal named Will. Whose grandma was over the hill. They made him an Earl And he got his girl. Of his nuptials we've all had our fill.
This couple is breaking the mold in several ways while still remaining "traditional." They've been together off-and-on for the better part of a decade, through break-ups and reconciliations like everyday people who don't live a fairy-tale life.
This year's Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards (and nominated for 12 Oscars),was The King's Speech, the story of King George VI of England w...
"_____ comes but once a year. Var." Can you solve this devilish holiday-season crossword puzzle clue? Hint: The correct nine-letter answer starts with a "C" and ends with an "s" -- and it's not "Christmas".
The relationship between the UAE and Britain manifested everyday and goes far beyond a single element. It is rooted in mutual respect. And it extends to issues of global security, culture and education.
Although HM Queen Elizabeth II is making her official debut on Facebook this week, some of her fans have been operating a page in her honor for about two years.
Hypothetical tweets from real NFL figures! @TonyGonzalez88 Roddy White is like Ozzy Osbourne - it's impossible to cover him. #atleastroddyscoherent...
During a much-discussed Rolling Stone interview, President Obama was asked what's on his iPod. He named artists and bands that reflect an eclectic mix...
The only four surviving tapestries designed by Raphael will soon be exhibited at London's Victoria and Albert Museum for a unique exhibition granting the audience a privilege Raphael himself never had.
A relatively small percentage of Americans eat a la the Europeans. Yet almost all the movies I've lately been watching show American characters eating the "continental" way. The question is why?
Queen Elizabeth II addressed the UN General Assembly for the first time since 1957. The 2010 speech by the 84 year-old queen was much meatier than the 9 paragraphs she recited in 1957 and the sense of history was palpable.