Royal Baby Traditions Are Real. Harry and Meghan Are Shaking Them Up.

Royal Baby Traditions Are Real. Harry and Meghan Are Shaking Them Up.

At the time, Britain’s colonies included India, Nigeria, Hong Kong and Kenya. And while Meghan and Harry’s baby will be born into more enlightened times, the sun has not set on all royal baby traditions. For example, there is the matter of the christening cake.
National Enquirer to Be Sold to James Cohen, Heir to Hudson News Founder

National Enquirer to Be Sold to James Cohen, Heir to Hudson News Founder

The first Hudson News outlet appeared at Newark Liberty International Airport in the 1970s when Mr. Cohen’s father acquired a newsstand out of bankruptcy. In 1987, a large, brightly lit Hudson News store opened at La Guardia Airport, with hundreds of publications from around the world displayed, their covers easily visible. That setup became the…
Hurricanes hold off Capitals in Game 4, even Eastern series

Hurricanes hold off Capitals in Game 4, even Eastern series

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Petr Mrazek made 30 saves, and the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Washington Capitals 2-1 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference First Round at PNC Arena on Thursday. The best-of-7 series is tied 2-2, with the home team winning each game. Game 5 is at Washington on Saturday. "I can't say enough…
Man ‘chops off finger’ after vote mistake

Man ‘chops off finger’ after vote mistake

Image copyright Yogesh Kumar Singh Image caption Mr Kumar says he voted for the "wrong" political party An Indian voter says he chopped off his index finger after realising he had voted for the "wrong" political party. Pawan Kumar says he accidentally ended up voting for the governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in a video…
NBA Rumors: Dwight Howard Opts into $5.6M Wizards Player Option for 2019-20

NBA Rumors: Dwight Howard Opts into $5.6M Wizards Player Option for 2019-20

Mary Altaffer/Associated Press Dwight Howard will be getting a second act in the nation's capital.  The veteran big man opted into his $5.6 million contract with the Washington Wizards for the 2019-20 season, per Zach Lowe of ESPN. Howard, 33, averaged 12.8 points and 9.2 rebounds but was limited to just nine games by injuries. He…
A Cult Favorite Enters the Art Canon

A Cult Favorite Enters the Art Canon

It’s not often that the paintings of an Italian Renaissance master arrive in a New York museum unadorned by the aura of fame and towering talent, but so it is with Giovanni Battista Moroni. The art of this 16th-century painter who excelled at remarkably naturalistic portraits is having its first American survey at the Frick…