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  • Today in History

    Today is Wednesday, May 6, the 126th day of 2015. There are 239 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 6, 1965, after a Rolling Stones concert in Clearwater, Florida, was cut short by rowdy fans, Keith Richards composed the...
  • 'Turn: Washington's Spies' recap: Ledger reveals crushing British debt

    'Turn: Washington's Spies' recap: Ledger reveals crushing British debt
    An English royal document that could draw France into the Revolutionary War violently changes hands in “Sealed Fate,” Episode 205 of “Turn: Washington’s Spies” on AMC. American spy Patience Wright (Kate MacCluggage)...
  • 4 things Princess Charlotte should keep in mind growing up in Britain's royal family

    I have some words of advice for the newborn Princess Charlotte (Elizabeth Diana) of Cambridge, the first of which -- get a good first name -- her parents have already taken on her behalf. So she’s off to a fine start. Much has been made of the...
  • Unruly Britannia

    LONDON -- They called it "Question Time," borrowing the term from the prime minister's weekly appearance in the House of Commons, but this was surprisingly and refreshingly different. On Thursday, the three main candidates for prime minister -- David...
  • British markets bracing for post-election uncertainty

    British financial markets could be headed for choppy waters after Thursday's general election, as investors face the prospect of it taking days — even weeks — to form a new government. In the past five weeks, investors have held off making...
  • A name for Britain's new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, on Monday announced the name they picked for Britain's newborn princess, a choice seen as a tribute...
  • Scotland tense ahead of United Kingdom elections this week

    Scotland tense ahead of United Kingdom elections this week
    With only a few days to go until the United Kingdom's national elections, tensions are simmering in Scotland. The heads of the two leading parties in Scotland — battered Labor and the ascendant Scottish National Party — took shots at each...
  • Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life

    William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale. Thanks to a change in the centuries-old rules of royal succession, if Princess...
  • Royal couple names Britain's new princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    Royal couple names Britain's new princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their new baby daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, it was announced Monday. The child, who was born Saturday weighing 8 pounds 3 ounces, will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge....
  • MA Man Charged In New Britain Murder, Police Say

    MA Man Charged In New Britain Murder, Police Say
    NEW BRITAIN — Police have made an arrest in a December fatal shooting. Joel Jaquez, 31, of Springfield, Mass. was arrested Sunday and charged with one count of murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder, police said. Jaquez is accused of...
  • Once the kingmaker, Britain's Clegg faces election debacle

    At Britain's last election campaign, he was hailed as the most popular party leader since Winston Churchill, an unexpected star who upstaged the two dominant parties. Some even wondered whether he was the "British Obama." Nick Clegg's meteoric rise...