After each delivery, Middleton, 37, posed and waved with their newborn outside of the infamous Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London. But Meghan and Harry announced in an April 11 statement that they "have taken a personal decision to keep the plans around the arrival of their baby private" and will share photos of their newborn only after" they have had an opportunity to celebrate privately as a new family." … [Read more...] about When will Meghan Markle, Prince Harry release the first photo of royal baby?
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Sandra Dallas, inspired by the 1951 movie "Westward the Women," gives that tale a bold, feminist spin. It is Chicago, 1852, and Maggie, mother of 4-year-old Clara, is on the run from a violent, degenerate husband when she learns of an expedition organized by two clergymen to take women of high moral standing to the California goldfields as potential wives to miners. Maggie and her daughter join 43 other women and embark on the punishing 2,000-mile trek across the continent by wagon train, through the high plains, mountains and desert. Not everyone makes it: Disease, accident and deprivation take their toll, as do encounters with brutal men, some of whom have pursued members of the group from Chicago. While the weak, disrespected women do have their foibles and failings, they gain strength and determination, bonding together in a powerful sisterhood. Narrator Angela Dawe's warm voice varies seamlessly to capture the many characters, their fear, fortitude, and, in some cases, vileness. … [Read more...] about Book World: Listen up! Our critic picks three new audiobooks for your playlist.
What's happening: Netflix has 158 million subscribers worldwide, dwarfing its competition. For years, it was able to put plenty of sunlight between it and its rivals by spending big money on original content and using computer wizardry to determine just what kind of shows its customers wanted to watch. (People seem to like true crime documentaries, social media sleuths and cats.) … [Read more...] about We’re about to find out what happened when Netflix went toe-to-toe with Disney+
“They need personal bodyguards all the time. You have to pay those peoples’ salaries. You’ve got to pay for the vehicles they travel in and the aircraft they travel in. You have to pay for the communications equipment they require because it has to be sophisticated so that you can’t listen to it”, Mathers said. … [Read more...] about O Canada! Prince Harry Arrives in Vancouver to Start Post-Royal Life
William S. Cohen served as a congressman, senator, and secretary of defense during the years 1972-2001. In 1973, as a member of the House Judiciary Committee, he played an active role during the hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon and was one of the first Republicans to break with his party and call for President Nixon's impeachment. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion at CNN. … [Read more...] about Rule of law must be more than a mantra we repeat