'Empress Orchid' takes readers into China's Forbidden City

"Empress Orchid." By Anchee Min. Houghton Mifflin...scholars have used to describe Tzu Hsi, China's empress dowager during the late Qing dynasty. But "sphinx" seems more fitting. The empress, who ruled in the second half of the 19th...

New museum captures the story behind Sisi, a fabled Austrian empress

...After more than a century, the fabled empress Sisi continues to reign in Vienna. There...Museum that offers insights on the late empress' life and the myth created after her...Hofburg Palace, tries to describe the true Empress Elisabeth - better known worldwide as...

No. 9 Maryland women stroll past UMass-Lowell

...Antonio.McCarty made 8 of 13 field goals and finished with seven rebounds and four assists while Kelsey Lang scored 12 points. Empress Davenport, Imani Boyette, Celina Rodrigo and Lashann Higgs added 11 points apiece for Texas.Texas used a 16-0 run in...

Empress has no clothes

...news media not be jumping all over him? Would he not be termed a Nazi? Would Burk not be calling for his resignation? The empress, it seems, has no clothes. There is a distinct difference between fighting for women and fighting against men. Burk's...

Editorials | Augusta National Golf Club
Fantasy fans shoulden joy `Dungeons'

...Arenberg (Elwood the dwarf), Thora Birch (Empress Savina), Bruce Payne (Damodar), Marlon...gamers young and old. In the movie, an empress-mage (who believes that wizards and...sorcerer, who threatens to steal the empress' scepter, which controls red dragons...

Xtreme | Evans High School
Time for over-the-top ceremony

...singing and dancing by children, a purification ritual by a Grand Champion sumo wrestler and an appearance by the Emperor and Empress of Japan in a stadium that looks like a cherry blossom from above. Sounds like it must be time for another over-the-top...

Editorial attack was unfair to NCWO chief Martha Burk

...National Council of Women's Organizations Martha Burk, "Empress has no clothes," was almost too inane to respond to. I do...have a family before doing so. In this case, I think the empress may be very well dressed indeed, and you - Mr. Editor - need...

Letters | Augusta National Golf Club
Martha Stewart Living awaits founder's return

...NEW YORK - It won't be business as usual when Martha Stewart makes the transition this weekend from prisoner to multimedia empress. Known for her tough management style before prison, Stewart will need to show a sweeter side as she returns to Martha Stewart...

Beverlee Osborn Lyons (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Beverlee Osborn Lyons, of Empress Ct., entered into rest Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at University Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 4, 2007...

Beverlee Osborn Lyons (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Beverlee Osborn Lyons of Empress entered into rest Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at University Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 4, 2007 at 11...