Mar 8, 2013 — Also: Marco Rubio's unusual taste in poets; journalist Nate Thayer is accused of plagiarism; and rethinking book acknowledgments.
Feb 20, 2013 — Also: Ron Paul is writing a book; Patricia Cornwell wins a $50.9 million lawsuit; and Kelly Clarkson is not pleased.
Feb 19, 2013 — In a speech earlier this month, author Hilary Mantel said the Duchess of Cambridge "appeared to have been designed by committee and built by craftsmen." Britain's tabloids were outraged, and even the prime minister weighed in.
Dec 10, 2012 — Jacintha Saldanha transferred a call to another nurse. Two Australian DJs were pretending to be Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles, and they were able to find out how the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge was feeling. Saldanha's suspected suicide, though, has turned a prank into a tragedy.
Dec 6, 2012 — The pregnant duchess, who was being treated for acute morning sickness, nodded yes when asked if she's feeling better. Meanwhile, the Australian DJs who punk'd her hospital are apologizing for impersonating Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles.
Dec 5, 2012 — A nurse who certainly didn't seem suspicious rather cheerfully told the faux queen (and a fake Prince Charles) that the pregnant duchess is doing better. Kate is being treated for severe morning sickness. The hospital is apologizing for sharing the information.
Dec 3, 2012 — Prince William and Kate married in April 2011. Now, the future king and queen are expecting. Royal watchers can now go into a tizzy.
Oct 18, 2012 — You've seen Will and Kate (as royal watchers casually call them, you see) as dolls; now see them as a cake.
Sep 18, 2012 — Closer faces fines of $13,000 a day if it does not comply with a French court's order within 24 hours. Photos of the sunbathing Duchess of Cambridge were published last week.
Sep 17, 2012 — Buckingham Palace is doing what it can to stop further publication of the photos, taken while the woman who some day may be queen was vacationing with Prince William. But they continue to show up in gossip rags.