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  • Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance

    Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance
    Scotland has voted on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or break the 307-year-old union in a finely balanced independence referendum with global consequences. Its verdict should be clear around breakfast time on Friday. Polling booths closed...
  • If Queen Elizabeth can birth an heir, why can't the Dalai Lama rebirth one?

    Recently, the revered and charismatic Dalai Lama told a German newspaper that there should be no more Dalai Lamas after his death. In other words, this 14th Dalai Lama, who is 79 (and has vowed to live to 113), says he will not be reincarnated as the 15th...
  • Britain's Prince William and wife Kate expecting second baby

    Britain's Prince William and wife Kate expecting second baby
    Britain's Prince William, grandson of Queen Elizabeth, and his wife Kate are expecting their second baby, Buckingham Palace said on Monday. The couple's first child, Prince George, was born in July last year amid a huge international media frenzy....
  • Britain's Prince William, Kate Middleton expecting second baby

    Britain's Prince William, Kate Middleton expecting second baby
    Britain's Prince William, grandson of Queen Elizabeth, and his wife Kate are expecting their second baby and the mother-to-be is once again suffering from very acute morning sickness, his office said Monday. The baby will be fourth in line to the British...
  • Royal baby: Prince William and Kate expecting second child

    Prince William and his wife Catherine are expecting their second child, Britain’s royal family announced Monday on Twitter. William, also known as the Duke of Cambridge, is the grandson of the Queen Elizabeth II and is second in line to the...
  • Queen Elizabeth joins the 88 club

    Queen Elizabeth joins the 88 club
    That Queen Elizabeth II just keeps on trucking. She's now joined the double-eight club, turning 88 on April 21, 2014. Born in 1926 and having taken over head of state duties in 1952 at the age of 25, she has been the Queen for 62 years, which is the...
  • What's new in Great Britain in 2014

    What's new in Great Britain in 2014
    For travelers, Great Britain is a work in progress, richly rewarding those who visit with up-to-date information. Here are a few important changes to be aware of for 2014. London continues to grow and thrive post-Olympics. Free Wi-Fi is everywhere, bus...
  • Costa Rica pulls another World Cup shocker with 1-0 win over Italy

    Costa Rica pulls another World Cup shocker with 1-0 win over Italy
    Mario Balotelli tweeted that he would welcome a peck on the cheek from Queen Elizabeth II as a reward if his Italy team kept alive England's chances to advance in the World Cup by downing Costa Rica. Final score: Costa Rica 1, Italy 0. Does this mean...
  • South Florida's top 11 day trips

    South Florida's top 11 day trips
    This is part three of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida. When it comes to day-trip adventures in Southeast Florida, we wanted to go beyond the obvious – beaches and Walt Disney World – to offer some off-the-beaten-...
  • Code breaker Alan Turing granted royal pardon for gay-sex conviction

    Code breaker Alan Turing granted royal pardon for gay-sex conviction
    LONDON — Nearly 60 years after his death, Alan Turing, the British scientist whose code-breaking work helped the Allies beat Hitler and whom many consider the father of artificial intelligence, received a royal pardon Tuesday for the crime of having...
  • Edward Snowden breaks silence to declare his mission accomplished

    Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who had been keeping a low profile in Moscow since being granted asylum there in August, has broken out of his seclusion with a lengthy interview with the Washington Post and a recorded television address to be aired in...