Jul 23, 2013

Strange facts about the U.K. royal birth tradition

Some things you might not have known about the little future monarch: Genealogists say the baby is distantly related to Dracula, the 15th-century prince who inspired Bram Stoker’s famous vampire. Experts have also traced the family tree back to an Islamic sultan who is ...

U.K. royal birth sparks international frenzy

Jul 23, 2013

U.K. royal birth sparks international frenzy

Prince William and his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, welcome a baby boy, sparking sprays of blue floodlights from Niagara Falls to New Zealand for a prince descended from kings and coal miners and now third in line to the British throne.

Media barge into royal baby's life before it's born

Jul 13, 2013

Media barge into royal baby's life before it's born

by Anthony Faiola

Outside the private Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital, the global media hordes on Royal Baby Watch have marked their turf with duct tape and stepladders like so many predators. But starved for material in a world where Mother Nature and Buckingham Palace are ...