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  • In Britain, the stakeout is on as nation awaits newest royal

    In Britain, the stakeout is on as nation awaits newest royal
    "Is she here yet? Is she in labor?" a passerby asked the gaggle of reporters standing around the entrance to St. Mary's Hospital in London on a recent morning. The small child hanging off the woman's arm looked up expectantly, her eyes revealing her...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Prince William meets elephant on final day of China tour

    Prince William meets elephant on final day of China tour
    Prince William fed carrots to an elephant in southwestern China and raised the plight of its African counterparts being killed for their tusks in a speech Wednesday that called on China to do more to deter poaching. He urged China, which has come in for...
  • Prince William visits China after tour of Japan

    Prince William visits China after tour of Japan
    Ni hao, Prince William! The Duke of Cambridge has arrived in China on official royal business.  The prince was greeted by British ambassador Barbara Woodward on Sunday upon touching down in Beijing. On Monday, the second in line to the British throne...
  • Elton John's 'Yellow Brick Road' to rock royalty

    Elton John's 'Yellow Brick Road' to rock royalty
    Roll out the red carpet, Orlando. Sir Elton John — pop's most flamboyant piano man and a knight to boot — takes the stage in the City Beautiful this weekend for the first time since 2012. Elton's "All the Hits Tour" should have the crowd...
  • Change for change? Queen Elizabeth's likeness updated on British coins

    British money will look a bit different in the coming months: Coins will bear an updated, age-appropriate portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. It's the fifth coin portrait of the queen and the first new one since 1998. "The queen shows her age as portrait is...
  • 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-...
  • Judge rejects sex allegations against Prince Andrew, lawyer

    Judge rejects sex allegations against Prince Andrew, lawyer
    MIAMI — A federal judge rejected a bid by two women to join a high-profile sexual abuse lawsuit and ordered scandalous sex allegations against Britain's Prince Andrew and a prominent U.S. lawyer removed from the court record. U.S. District Judge...
  • 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,...
  • 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...