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  • Colgan retiring in the Senate

    According to the Prince William Times, and since picked up by other papers, state Sen. Charles Colgan won't seek re-election to the Virginia Senate. Colgan, D-Manassas, is the Senate's oldest member and it's longest serving. Until Republicans re-...
  • In Brazil, Prince Harry gets emotional over Diana's death

    In Brazil, Prince Harry gets emotional over Diana's death
    During a visit with young orphans in Brazil on Wednesday, Prince Harry shed a few tears while recalling his mother's death. The fourth in line to the British throne, who began his South American tour on Monday, happened upon a 41-year-old woman who...
  • Queen Elizabeth II visits 'Game of Thrones' sets, actors in Belfast

    Queen Elizabeth II visits 'Game of Thrones' sets, actors in Belfast
    Queen Elizabeth II visited the "Game of Thrones" sets in Belfast on Tuesday, taking a good look around but stopping short of trying out the HBO series' notorious Iron Throne for herself. "She kept commenting on how uncomfortable the throne looked,"...
  • Pippa Middleton, a true bridesmaid, keeps famous gown 'tucked away'

    When the fomer Kate Middleton stepped out with pomp and circumstance for the royal wedding, the event yielded an unlikely celebrity: her younger sister and maid of honor, Pippa Middleton.  Since the April 2011 wedding, Pippa has become a fixture in...
  • Saudi king's visit key show of support for Egypt and its new president

    Saudi king's visit key show of support for Egypt and its new president
    The meeting lasted all of half an hour, and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah did not even leave his plane, parked on the tarmac at Cairo's international airport. But the brief encounter Friday night between the Saudi monarch and Egypt's newly inaugurated...
  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...
  • Pictures in the News | July 3, 2014

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News illustrates the day around the globe....
  • Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports

    Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports
    Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next: ·               Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
  • Lundqvist Shows Why He's The King

    Lundqvist Shows Why He's The King
    NEW YORK — He wasn't going to let in a goal. Not on this glorious night. No way. No how. After what happened in Montreal two nights earlier, after Henrik Lundqvist was pulled in the second period by coach Alain Vigneault, the last guy the...
  • Prince Harry enlists all-star cast for Invictus Games promo film

    Prince Harry enlists all-star cast for Invictus Games promo film
    Prince Harry has assembled an all-star cast to do a promotional spot for the upcoming Invictus Games. The fourth in line to the British throne enlisted Daniel Craig, Tom Hardy, Bear Grylls, Joanna Lumley, Rod Stewart, Joss Stone, Will.i.am, Stephen...
  • King's abdication announcement sparks monarchy debate in Spain

    King's abdication announcement sparks monarchy debate in Spain
    King Juan Carlos of Spain announced Monday that he would abdicate in favor of his son, sparking fierce public debate over whether the country should allow the crown's passing to another generation or abolish the monarchy. Tens of thousands of...