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  • Royals release Christmas photos of Prince George

    New, festive photos of Prince George of Cambridge, son of Prince William and Kate, were released by the British royal family Saturday. The three official Christmas photos of a rosy-cheeked Prince George offered a fresh glimpse of the future king at 17...
  • Pop Culture 101: Final Exam

    As 2014 winds to an end, it's time to test your memory and see if you were paying attention to the passing parade of pop culture. See how you do. Challenge your friends. And always pay attention to pop culture. (To take the quiz interactively, click...
  • Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah hospitalized for medical tests

    Saudi Arabia’s 90-year-old monarch, King Abdullah, was hospitalized Wednesday for medical tests, the state news agency reported. For many months, Abdullah’s apparently failing health has put a spotlight on leadership questions in the U.S.-...
  • Buckingham Palace denies Prince Andrew engaged in sexual impropriety

    Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain's Prince Andrew engaged in any "impropriety with underage minors" after he was named in U.S. court documents related to a lengthy lawsuit against American financier Jeffrey Epstein. In papers filed to a...
  • Prince Harry reveals a secret as he campaigns on AIDS

    Prince Harry reveals a secret as he campaigns on AIDS
    Britain's Prince Harry revealed one of his biggest fears on Monday - public speaking - as he coaxed other celebrities to speak out about their secret anxieties as part of an online campaign to reduce stigma associated with HIV/AIDS. By revealing their...
  • Buckingham Palace denies Prince Andrew engaged in sexual impropriety with a minor

     
    Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain's Prince Andrew engaged in any "impropriety with underage minors" after he was named in U.S. court documents related to a lengthy lawsuit against American financier Jeffrey Epstein....
  • Sex-with-minor claim against Prince Andrew 'emphatically' denied

    Sex-with-minor claim against Prince Andrew 'emphatically' denied
    Buckingham Palace on Sunday stepped up efforts to defend Prince Andrew after the British royal was embroiled in claims of sexual impropriety with an underage woman. In a second statement since the claims surfaced, officials "emphatically denied"...
  • Reader feedback Jan. 6: Senior drivers, Prince Andrew, Dominion Power

    New law for senior drivers •Last Saturday, Jan. 3, I saw a letter to the editor that had a headline of "Seniors targeted," on Virginia House Bill 771 which had to do with requiring special things for seniors applying for renewal of their driver's...
  • Duchess of Alba dies at 88; free-spirited Spanish aristocrat

    Duchess of Alba dies at 88; free-spirited Spanish aristocrat
    Spain's richest and most-titled aristocrat, the flamboyant Duchess of Alba, who was once a childhood playmate of Britain's queen and went on to become one of Europe's most eccentric fashionistas, died Thursday at her home in Seville. She was 88. Her...
  • Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding minister to preach in Williamsburg this weekend

    Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding minister to preach in Williamsburg this weekend
    If there had to be just one indication of the very public nature of the Bishop of London's job, perhaps it would be a note received by the Right Reverend and Right Honorable Richard Chartres in the spring of 2011. It was just a few days after he had...
  • The problem with royal tweets? Commoners respond

    The problem with royal tweets? Commoners respond
    Queen Elizabeth II's first tweet garnered a sizable response, receiving over 40,000 retweets and more than 40,000 favorites. Most of those responding welcomed Her Majesty to the social network. But not everyone was pleased.  "F--- off," read one...