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  • In Pictures Is this the end of news?

    Trucks deliver The Christian Science Monitor to the airport where they are flown all over the country for delivery.

  • In Pictures Famous wedding dresses

    Prince Charles kisses Princess Diana's hand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on their wedding day, July 29, 1981.

  • In Pictures Elton John's showmanship

    Sir Elton John performs at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 2010. Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight) was knighted in 1998. The English singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist has worked with songwriting partner Bernie Taupin since 1967, collaborating on more than 30 albums.

  • How Elizabeth Taylor invented modern celebrity

    How Elizabeth Taylor invented modern celebrity

    Nowadays, all public celebrities have causes. But not before Elizabeth Taylor. With her advocacy for AIDS research, she made taking very public, very controversial stands acceptable.

  • Mr. Elizabeth Taylor goes to Washington

    Decoder Buzz Mr. Elizabeth Taylor goes to Washington

    When John Warner, Elizabeth Taylor's sixth husband (or seventh, depending how you count), campaigned for the US Senate in 1978, the movie star played a new role: candidate wife.

  • In Elizabeth Taylor, a remarkable blend of beauty and tenacity

    In Elizabeth Taylor, a remarkable blend of beauty and tenacity

    Elizabeth Taylor's early roles featured only her beauty, but her career – and her fearless embrace of controversial issues – matured until she won three Oscars, including one for humanitarian work.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/23

    Petty Officer Third Class David Weir kisses his wife, Jessica, and son, Cody, as he prepares to deploy on the USS Bataan from Naval Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va. The USS Bataan Amphibious Ready Group is deploying to the Mediterranean Sea to aid international efforts in Libya.

  • Elizabeth Taylor remembered for her roles, both on and off the big screen

    Elizabeth Taylor remembered for her roles, both on and off the big screen

    Elizabeth Taylor, the actress whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the old-fashioned movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died Wednesday.

  • Elizabeth Taylor: 5 best biographies

    Elizabeth Taylor: 5 best biographies

    Much talent, many marriages, and great beauty. Such is the legend of Elizabeth Taylor, who died today at the age of 79. Taylor – indisputably one of the great actresses of Hollywood's golden era – attracted prodigious amounts of press coverage throughout her lengthy career. Here are a handful of the best books that chronicle her life.

  • In Pictures Elizabeth Taylor remembered

    Elizabeth Taylor starred in 'Courage of Lassie' in 1946. Ms. Taylor passed away on March 23, 2011. She leaves behind a legacy of a breathtaking Hollywood career spanning decades and more than 50 films, and years of tireless fundraising for AIDS research.