The queen's own tight-lipped speech has softened over the years.
Kennedy Center honors five in 2010, including Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney, Bill T. Jones, Merle Haggard, and Jerry Herman.
The parenting price tag has soared to about $220,000 per child. If you think the kids' Christmas list is hefty, there's no end in sight to the add-ons Americans can think of in the cultivation of kids.
Financial advisers say most people planning a family don't anticipate the parenting price tag: as much as $1,000 a month in the first five years.
What would Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa be without some new electronic gadgets? We have three of them for you to consider this holiday season. If you decide to purchase some of these items, perhaps you would consider using the link under the item and help the Monitor at the same time.
Batman's 'Dark Knight Rises' is still awaiting a Bat foe. Guillermo del Toro's adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's, 'At the Mountain of Madness' is in slow gear. But many sequels are in the works, including Benji, Madagascar, and How to Train Your Dragon.
National Cookie Day is Dec. 4. Celebrate with salted maple thumbprint cookies.
Writer-director-star Lena Dunham's first feature is a comedic take on the world, and a sharp visual composition.
Documentary 'Bhutto' elucidates Pakistan's knotty politics.
The film, with standout performances from Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman, will play for one Oscar-qualifying week this month.
Jim Carrey stars in 'I Love You Phillip Morris,' another black comedy that too often misses the mark.
Natalie Portman stars in a ballet film that's a 'willfully deranged quasi-horrorfest.'
We have four different video game ideas for you this holiday season. Everything from an early 20th century Western to a soft pink creature and a couple in between. If you decide to purchase a particular video game, you might consider using the link below the item and help the Monitor at the same time.