NEW ORLEANS- Next year's Essence Festival is getting a dose of music royalty from Prince. The "Purple Rain" singer-songwriter is headlining the 20th annual Essence, a celebration of black music and culture being held July 3-6 in New Orleans. Prince, who performed at Essence in 2004, also headlined this year's... more »
LONDON - Palace officials say Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy. Officials said Monday the baby was born at 4:24 p.m. and weighs 8 pounds 6 ounces. The infant will become third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and William. Kate checked... more »
LONDON- Royalty has many perks. There are titles, guards, and palaces. As the former Kate Middleton has discovered, you also get portraits. The first official portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge, as Kate is formally known, was unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery today. Paul Emsley's portrait shows the 31-year-old... more »
LONDON - Police in London are listing as unexplained the death of a hospital nurse whose body was found early today. The nurse was a victim of a high-profile hoax earlier this week. The hospital where she worked says Jacintha Saldanha received a phone call from two Australian radio disc... more »
LOS ANGELES - A judge appointed Tito Jackson's son Wednesday as a temporary guardian of Michael Jackson's children. In addition, the judge temporarily suspended Katherine Jackson as the children's guardian because she is in Arizona and hadn't spoken with them in several days. TJ Jackson appeared in court and sought... more »
LOS ANGELES - Closing arguments have begun in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor with a prosecutor telling jurors that there is overwhelming evidence to convict the singer's personal physician of involuntary manslaughter.
Deputy District Attorney David Walgren says the case will never end for Jackson's three children, and... more »