August 20, 2013 The casual snapshots, taken by the Duchess of Cambridge's father, are a departure from the professional "first photos" taken in the past. They're another sign of the way the young royals are departing from some ways of the past.
July 25, 2013 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge broke with recent tradition with their quick announcement of Prince George's name. That got us wondering just how long parents have to name a new bundle of joy.
July 22, 2013 The Duchess of Cambridge is said to be in labor. Should the newest royal not be born until Tuesday, the baby would share a birthday with actor Daniel Radcliffe — known the world over for portraying Harry Potter in the movies.
July 22, 2013 The Duchess of Cambridge, better known to most of the world as the former Kate Middleton, has given birth to a baby boy. He weighed in at 8 pounds 6 ounces and is third in line for the throne.
July 10, 2013 The photographers are already camping out ahead of the expected birth this month of Britain's third in line to the throne. As we wait for that highly anticipated first photo, here's a look back at a few other babies who made a royal entrance.
March 8, 2013 Also: Marco Rubio's unusual taste in poets; journalist Nate Thayer is accused of plagiarism; and rethinking book acknowledgments.
February 20, 2013 Also: Ron Paul is writing a book; Patricia Cornwell wins a $50.9 million lawsuit; and Kelly Clarkson is not pleased.
February 19, 2013 In a speech earlier this month, author Hilary Mantel said the Duchess of Cambridge "appeared to have been designed by committee and built by craftsmen." Britain's tabloids were outraged, and even the prime minister weighed in.
December 10, 2012 Jacintha Saldanha transferred a call to another nurse. Two Australian DJs were pretending to be Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles, and they were able to find out how the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge was feeling. Saldanha's suspected suicide, though, has turned a prank into a tragedy.
December 6, 2012 The pregnant duchess, who was being treated for acute morning sickness, nodded yes when asked if she's feeling better. Meanwhile, the Australian DJs who punk'd her hospital are apologizing for impersonating Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles.
December 5, 2012 A nurse who certainly didn't seem suspicious rather cheerfully told the faux queen (and a fake Prince Charles) that the pregnant duchess is doing better. Kate is being treated for severe morning sickness. The hospital is apologizing for sharing the information.
December 3, 2012 Prince William and Kate married in April 2011. Now, the future king and queen are expecting. Royal watchers can now go into a tizzy.
October 18, 2012 You've seen Will and Kate (as royal watchers casually call them, you see) as dolls; now see them as a cake.