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Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:30am

Unwilling to kiss Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding goodbye just yet, Britain basked Sunday in the scale of the spectacle as major broadcasters kept scenes from the royal nuptials on repeat along with fresh interviews with the bride's dressmaker.

Red carpet fashion: The best looks from Cannes Film Festival

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 5:26am

The Cannes Film Festival is about so much more than just movies. It's also one of the biggest celebrity events in the world - pulling in stars ranging from Marion Cotillard to Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and Julianne Moore for 12 days of red carpet photocalls. Here are some of the 71st annual festival's most eye-catching looks:

Guess who's coming to Windsor? Royal ceremony weds cultures

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:40pm

With a gospel choir, black cellist and bishop, Oprah, Serena and Idris Elba in the audience and an African-American mother-of-the-bride, Saturday's wedding of Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle was a blend of the solemn and the soulful.

A royal wedding bridges the Atlantic and breaks old molds

Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless and Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 6:59pm

The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class Americans wed Saturday in a service that reflected Prince Harry's royal heritage, Meghan Markle's biracial roots and the pair's shared commitment to putting a more diverse, modern face on the monarchy.

Oprah to Idris: Celebrities spice up royal wedding

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 6:11pm

Oprah Winfrey seemed a tad confused about her seating assignment. Serena Williams documented her journey to St. George's Chapel on Instagram. Idris Elba smiled broadly as he escorted his fiancee, model Sabrina Dhowre, who wore the obligatory hat.

Rikers Island inmates get a taste of ancient Greece

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:06pm

Some inmates at New York City's biggest jail got a taste of ancient Greece this weekend.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 3:12pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

WW2 museum's Bob Hope exhibit opens Friday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 3:09pm

The National World War II Museum is about to open a new exhibit about comedian Bob Hope and his performances for American troops serving around the world.

The Latest: 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 2:37pm

The Latest on the awards ceremony for the 71st Cannes Film Festival being presented Saturday night (all times local):

CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 2:10pm

CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival. (Corrects APNewsAlert that misspelled Kore-eda's first name.)

Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller

Sylvia Hui and Raphael Satter, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 1:49pm

Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy is the master British designer behind the sleek silk boat-necked gown and long billowing veil worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the nave of St. George's Chapel for her wedding to Prince Harry.

Reggie Lucas, who worked with Miles Davis and Madonna, dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 12:55pm

Reggie Lucas, the Grammy-winning musician who played with Miles Davis in the 1970s and produced the bulk of Madonna's debut album, has died. He was 65.

Americans fete royal wedding in pubs, hotels and homes

Jennifer Peltz and Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 12:17pm

From pubgoers in pajamas to merrymakers in finery at a posh hotel, Americans cheered and teared up Saturday as they watched Meghan Markle marry Prince Harry in a royal wedding with trans-Atlantic resonance.

Cannes festival set to choose winner of the 2018 Palme d'Or

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 9:47am

The makers of 21 movies are vying to win the Palme d'Or, the Cannes Film Festival's top prize.

The Latest: Royal newlyweds begin carriage procession

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 6:19am

The Latest on the royal wedding (all times local):

Royal newlyweds Harry and Meghan leave chapel in horse-drawn carriage on marriage procession through Windsor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 6:11am

Royal newlyweds Harry and Meghan leave chapel in horse-drawn carriage on marriage procession through Windsor.

Archbishop of Canterbury declares Prince Harry and Meghan Markle husband and wife

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:41am

Archbishop of Canterbury declares Prince Harry and Meghan Markle husband and wife.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stand at altar in St. George's Chapel as wedding ceremony begins

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:06am

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stand at altar in St. George's Chapel as wedding ceremony begins.

Meghan Markle wearing dress by Clare Waight Keller for wedding to Prince Harry

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:03am

Meghan Markle wearing dress by Clare Waight Keller for wedding to Prince Harry.

Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at St. George's Chapel for wedding of grandson Prince Harry

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 4:59am

Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at St. George's Chapel for wedding of grandson Prince Harry.