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  • Kate Middleton is front-page news, but not to the Lions

    BAGSHOT, England Kate Middleton's first night out since a bout of morning sickness was front page news for two of England's biggest papers today. But while the Detroit Lions have embraced most everything about their trip overseas, they're not quite...
  • Amid regional turmoil, Israel looks to its firm bond with Jordan

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - If there were a heat map showing instability in the Middle East, the area around most of Israel's borders would have turned a steadily deeper shade of red over the past few years. With attacks by Hezbollah from Lebanon, the threat...
  • US-PEOPLE Summary

    Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ben Bradlee, the hard-driving editor who reigned over the Washington Post with the style of a well-dressed swashbuckler and the profane vocabulary of a dockworker as the...
  • Pregnant Catherine gets back to work, meets with Singapore's president

    Pregnant Catherine gets back to work, meets with Singapore's president
    The former Kate Middleton is back to her official duties and has made her first public appearances since announcing the royal-baby sequel. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, joined husband Prince William on Tuesday to welcome Singapore's president to...
  • 'Toni Twins' model dies at 84

    'Toni Twins' model dies at 84
    Twenty-five years ago, Alice Carmichael and her identical twin sat in a NBC television studio in New York waiting to appear on "The Today Show" as part of a segment paying tribute to the career of legendary ad man Daniel J. Edelman. The two women and...
  • Oscar de la Renta dies at 82; fashion designer behind red-carpet icons

    Oscar de la Renta, the Dominican-born fashion designer who spent more than 50 years dressing royalty, Hollywood celebrities and U.S. first ladies from Jacqueline Kennedy to Hillary Clinton, died Monday. He was 82. A spokesman for his wife, Annette de la...
  • UK's Prince William and wife Kate expecting baby in April

    LONDON (Reuters) - The second child of Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate is due to be born in April, his office announced on Monday. William, grandson of Queen Elizabeth and second-in-line to the throne, announced last month that Kate was...
  • Saudi Arabia steps up beheadings; some see political message

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - Immediately after his sword falls, the Saudi Arabian executioner steps backwards to avoid soiling his clothes with the blood of the condemned man, whose headless body can be seen slumping over backwards in the...
  • Prince William, wife Kate's royal baby due in April

    Prince William, wife Kate's royal baby due in April
    The second child of Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate is due to be born in April, his office announced Monday. William, grandson of Queen Elizabeth and second-in-line to the throne, announced last month that Kate was expecting a second baby to...
  • Md., Va. officials hoping to avoid repeat of 2012 election lines

    WASHINGTON — Officials in Virginia and Maryland are taking steps to avoid a repeat of the 2012 elections, when some voters experienced long delays at polling stations, according to a recent federal report. About 12 percent of all voters in both...
  • Saudi Arabia sentences outspoken Shi'ite cleric to death: brother

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi judge sentenced to death a prominent cleric on Wednesday who has called for greater rights for the kingdom's Shi'ites, the cleric's brother said, two years after his arrest prompted deadly protests in the...