Soul music's icons bow down to King

May 8, 2016

Soul music's icons bow down to King

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In 2011, consummate music curator Questlove tweeted how impressed he was by the debut EP from Minneapolis-based soul trio King. And according to its members — twin sisters Paris and Amber Strother and their friend Anita Bias — the compliment took them from obscurity ...

Spain: Former King Juan Carlos faces paternity claim

Jan 15, 2015

Spain: Former King Juan Carlos faces paternity claim

Spain’s beleaguered former King Juan Carlos came under another cloud Wednesday: a paternity suit. The nation’s Supreme Court said it will investigate a paternity claim filed against the 77-year-old monarch by a Belgian woman who says her mother had a relationship with him in ...

As Thai protests pause, eyes turn to king

Dec 4, 2013

As Thai protests pause, eyes turn to king

It was one of the pivotal moments in Thailand’s troubled political history — with deadly street clashes rocking Bangkok, the country’s revered king summoned military and protest leaders who crawled toward him on their knees and made peace. Two decades after that spectacular arbitration, ...