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On Dec. 12, the royal family announced (by way of Instagram and Twitter) that "Christmas has arrived at Buckingham Palace," sharing a video of this year’s decorations and some insight into a historic holiday tradition.
While you’re decorating your home and hanging your favorite ornaments around the tree, Buckingham Palace is getting into the holiday spirit across the pond. And you thought you had nothing in common with the Queen of England.
Bette Howland, who wrote three well-regarded books in the 1970s and early ’80s, then faded from the literary scene, only to be rediscovered recently, died on Wednesday in Tulsa, Okla.
Two years ago Jacob Howland, a philosophy professor at the University of Tulsa, wrote an article for Commentary describing a chain of events that led not only to a reassessment of his mother’s writing, but also to the emergence of a decades-long correspondence Ms. Howland had with Saul Bellow, who he said was a longtime friend and, for a time, a lover.
The biographer Robert A. Caro needed more than 1,200 pages to unspool the story of Robert Moses’s life and career in his Pulitzer Prize-winning 1974 masterwork, “The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York.”
Credits Music and lyrics by Peter Galperin; Book by Peter Galperin and Daniel Scot Kadin; Directed by Karen Carpenter. Cast Constantine Maroulis, Wayne Wilcox, Molly Pope, Ryan Knowles and Kacie Sheik
Houston's police chief says the homes of 400 of his officers were destroyed or damaged by Harvey, but they stayed on duty during the storm.
When Ramon posed for a picture, he was sending a signal to his wife, Cindy, reports CBS News' David Begnaud. "That's me giving a thumbs up that I'm OK. One officer, Bert Ramon, helped to save more than 1,000 people, even though he was fighting stage 4 colon cancer.