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  • Residents evacuated, potentially explosive device found at York mobile home park, officials say

    Residents evacuated, potentially explosive device found at York mobile home park, officials say
    A potentially explosive device was recovered from a residence in a York County mobile home park overnight, officials said. The device was found following a search and evacuation at the Bethel Mobile Home Park Monday night and Tuesday morning,...
  • British Prince Harry reports for duty in Australia next week

    Prince Harry arrives in Australia's national capital next week to begin four weeks of training with the Australian army before the British royal ends his decade-long military career. The fourth in line to the British throne will lay a wreath at the...
  • Britain's slim Duchess Catherine sometimes forgets she's pregnant

    Britain's slim Duchess Catherine sometimes forgets she's pregnant
    Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, sometimes forgets she's pregnant. No, really. And maybe that's why she hasn't been favoring maternity clothes either. The wife of Prince William, the second heir to the British throne, visited Margate's Turner...
  • Helen Mirren in 'The Audience': Royalty becomes her

    Helen Mirren in 'The Audience': Royalty becomes her
    Helen Mirren is once again playing her signature role of Queen Elizabeth II, this time in the Broadway transfer of Peter Morgan's "The Audience," which was first seen in London in 2013. The play, which imagines the British monarch's ritual meetings with...
  • Prince Harry leaving army in June to focus on royal duties

    Prince Harry will wrap up his military service in June after 10 years of active duty.  The fourth in line to the British throne has undertaken two operational tours in Afghanistan, became a qualified Apache aircraft commander and spearheaded last fall'...
  • New Queen's Head Theatre opens Tracy Letts' 'Bug'

     New Queen's Head Theatre opens Tracy Letts' 'Bug'
    From a painting, Queen Elizabeth I gazes over the lobby. On a nearby table, a Queen Elizabeth II figurine gyrates. "The Queen will be accepting an audience" reads a plaque on the wall. This is the new Queen's Head Theatre on the outskirts of Winter...
  • Queen Elizabeth names P&O line's luxury cruise ship Britannia in England

    Queen Elizabeth names P&O line's luxury cruise ship Britannia in England
    Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday officially named the Britannia, the newest luxury ship in the British-based P&O Cruises fleet. Prince Philip also attended the ceremony on the docks in Southampton, England. The Britannia bears a union jack design on its...
  • Joan Collins receives damehood from Prince Charles

    Joan Collins receives damehood from Prince Charles
    Just call her Dame Joan Collins now, darling. The "Dynasty" alum received the title of Dame Commander of the British Empire from Britain's Prince Charles on Thursday for her charity work with Shooting Star Chase children's hospice, breast cancer...
  • Alert Mr. Carson! Duchess of Cambridge to visit 'Downton Abbey' set

    Alert Mr. Carson! Duchess of Cambridge to visit 'Downton Abbey' set
    In news that is sure to delight Anglophiles the world over, on Thursday Kensington Palace announced via Twitter that Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, or as us commoners like to call her, Kate, will visit the set of "Downton Abbey" next week.  The...
  • Crosses from Liberty Tree roots culminate Maryland Day celebration

    Crosses from Liberty Tree roots culminate Maryland Day celebration
    Pope Francis isn't scheduled to come to Maryland this fall as part of his first Papal Visit to the United States, but he has nonetheless become linked to the state's history. Local church and historical society leaders made sure of that on Wednesday,...
  • Royals, Cumberbatch help bury comeback King Richard III

    A maligned monarch found under a parking lot was buried in pomp Thursday, as Britain embraced comeback King Richard III, a long-reviled ruler who is experiencing a remarkable posthumous renaissance. Royalty, religious leaders and actor Benedict...