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  • U.S. Marshals' fugitive sweep nets 41 in Hampton Roads

    U.S. Marshals' fugitive sweep nets 41 in Hampton Roads
    NORFOLK — The U.S. Marshals Service said Friday that it has arrested 41 fugitives in Hampton Roads in recent weeks in a joint effort with local agencies, part of similar manhunts taking place around the country. The roundup included a man...
  • UK prosecutors drop reporter bribe charges after acquittals

    An expensive and wide-ranging British investigation into alleged bribery by reporters crumbled Friday, after a jury acquitted four tabloid journalists of paying prison officers for information. It was the latest in a string of cases where juries have...
  • Taking the Kids -- outside of London

    Taking the Kids -- outside of London
    What could be more English then coming face to face with a snowy owl, exploring a "Lost in the Willows" maze, inspired by the classic children's tale "The Wind in the Willows," playing hide-and-seek in huge hedges and then climbing a haunted staircase...
  • 5 things to know about the new royal baby

    Royal fans are ready to welcome Prince William and Kate's second child — a younger brother or sister to Prince George, whose birth two years ago whipped up a worldwide media frenzy. As in 2013, the royals are keeping everyone guessing by disclosing...
  • Charles and Camilla mark 10th wedding anniversary

    Charles and Camilla mark 10th wedding anniversary
    The heir to the British throne and his consort, Camilla, are celebrating 10 years of marriage — a decade in which Camilla's public image has gone from aristocratic home-wrecker to admired addition to the royal family. Prince Charles, 66, and 67-...
  • Japan's emperor prays at WWII battleground on Pacific island

    The emperor of Japan visited a remote Pacific island Thursday to pray for thousands of Japanese and American soldiers who died during the World War II battle of Peleliu. Emperor Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko laid bouquets of white chrysanthemum...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, April 9, the 99th day of 2015. There are 266 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 9, 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House...
  • Fewer White House state dinner invites under Obama

    An invitation to a White House state dinner has always been one of Washington's most sought-after tickets. There's the elegant setting, VIP guests in tuxedos and designer gowns and a four-course meal served up by America's most famous kitchen. But don'...
  • Olivier-winning play 'King Charles III' coming to Broadway

    Queen Elizabeth II is on Broadway — and her son will soon join her. Producers Stuart Thompson and Sonia Friedman said Monday that Mike Bartlett's "King Charles III," which imagines Prince Charles taking the throne with disastrous results, will open...
  • Britain's Prince Harry plans New Zealand visit in May

    Britain's Prince Harry is planning a weeklong visit to New Zealand next month that will include a stop on remote Stewart Island, population 378. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Monday announced the visit, which will be Harry's first to the South...
  • Angela Lansbury, Kinks' Davies win at UK's Olivier Awards

    An American classic directed by a Belgian and a musical about a very English rock band were the big winners at Britain's Olivier theater awards Sunday — but it was an 89-year old theatrical Dame who brought the house down. The Arthur Miller drama...