"For Parisians, it's not just Cartier. It's Maison. De. Cartier. It is a very important part of our history," says tour guide Véronique Guichard, on her first mention of the storied jeweler. This must be Paris.
Pauletta Washington, a television and film actress and wife of actor Denzel, recalls the time last year she encountered a beautiful young homeless woman outside the door of her Los Angeles gym. She subsequently gave her $200 and a backpack containing drinking water, toothpaste and underwear.
Royal bride Kate Middleton picked British label Alexander McQueen for her wedding dress, revealing the design to the world as she arrived at Westminster Abbey to marry Prince William , the second in line to the British throne.
A painting of a blue-eyed nurse by Richard Prince and an aluminum couch by Marc Newson were among the artworks sold by Halsey Minor that helped the CNET Networks Inc. founder raise $21.1 million to pay his creditors.