May 17, 2018

Thousands of undelivered letters, some with ‘heart-wrenching’ stories, to be posted online

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Thousands of letters from all over the world were never delivered between 1650 and 1815. Now hundreds of years later, the world will be able to read those undelivered letters. Britain was involved in a series of wars during that period, and when they captured enemy ships, they seized about 160,000 letters in mailbags that never made it to their intended recipients. The National Archives of the United Kingdom has partnered with the University of Oldenburg in Germany i..
May 17, 2018

Amid reports of heart surgery, Meghan Markle’s dad’s role in her wedding to Prince Harry remains unclear

Ben Birchall - WPA Pool / Getty Images(LONDON) -- Just days before Meghan Markle will wed Prince Harry, it remains unclear whether her father, Thomas Markle Sr., will be by her side at the high-profile wedding. Markle Sr. has reportedly said he is scheduled to undergo major heart surgery Wednesday to clear a blockage and repair damage to his heart, which occurred after he reportedly suffered a heart attack last week. Cardiologists generally advise patients to avoid air travel for at least one we..
May 16, 2018

Newly discovered Rembrandt goes on view in Amsterdam

iStock/Thinkstock(AMSTERDAM) -- A new painting by Rembrandt has been discovered by an art dealer and historian who bought the work from Christie's in London. It is the first unknown work by the Dutch master to turn up in 44 years. Suspecting that the unsigned, undated work attributed to Rembrandt's apprentices was really done by the master himself, Jan Six, the man who bought the painting for $185,000, conducted historical research and technical investigations to prove his theory. His ..
May 16, 2018

Prince George, Princess Charlotte will be among the page boys and bridesmaids in Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s wedding

Chris Jackson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will be surrounded by the young children of their closest friends and family when they get married this Saturday. Harry's niece and nephew, Princess Charlotte and Prince George, are among the bridesmaids and page boys chosen by the couple, Kensington Palace announced today. Markle will not have a maid of honor, choosing instead to have bridesmaids and page boys, all children, by her side at her wedding. She did not want ..