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  • Prince Charles, Camilla in US capital; will meet with Obama

    Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, arrived in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for a three-day visit, during which they plan to visit cultural and educational sites before heading to Kentucky. The royal couple landed at Andrews Air Force Base,...
  • 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'...
  • No ordinary job seeker: Prince Harry looking for work

    Prince Harry is looking for work — but don't expect him to be sending out invitations to connect on LinkedIn. No one is likely to keep the fourth in line for the British throne waiting for a job interview, or to grill him about his background &#...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Stephen Tobolowsky: You know his face, but probably not his name

    PASADENA, Calif. Most people would recognize actor Stephen Tobolowsky. He's played everything from the head of the Ku Klux Klan to a holistic healer. He's made more than 200 movies and as many TV shows, but few people know his name. And those who do...
  • Split of Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood blow to regional group

    Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood has formally split after 70 years — a breakup blamed on long-running ideological disputes, but also on a government attempt to further weaken what was once the country's main opposition group. The split deals a new...
  • Queen marks end of UK's 13 years in Afghanistan

    Queen Elizabeth II joined veterans in a solemn service Friday as Britain commemorated the end of its combat operations in Afghanistan. Prince William, his pregnant wife Kate, and Prince Harry — who served two tours during the conflict —...
  • Fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies at 66

    Fantasy writer Terry Pratchett, creator of the exuberant, satirical "Discworld" series and author of more than 70 books, has died. He was 66. Pratchett, who suffered from a rare form of early onset Alzheimer's disease, had earned wide respect in...
  • Royal Kate sees life below the stairs on 'Downton Abbey' set

    "Downton Abbey" welcomed a royal visitor Thursday — and the TV show's creator told the Duchess of Cambridge she's partly responsible for its global success. Kate visited the set of the award-winning costume drama at London's Ealing Studios, meeting...
  • 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...