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Queen Elizabeth, paying heed to Covid-19 rules, sat alone

"It's the worst time to lose a member of your family," said a mourner sitting outside the castle walls.
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2h ago

With all eyes on feuding brothers, Harry and William give fans reason to smile on somber day

It was the first time Prince Harry had been seen with the royal family since he and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, made explosive charges in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Image: BRITAIN-ROYALS-PHILIP-FUNERAL
Image: BRITAIN-ROYALS-PHILIP-FUNERAL

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll tops 3 million as crisis deepens Brazil, India and France

The number of lives lost is about equal to the populations of Philadelphia and Dallas combined.
Image: The remains of a woman who died from complications related to Covid-19 are placed into a niche by cemetery workers and relatives at the Inahuma cemetery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazi
Image: The remains of a woman who died from complications related to Covid-19 are placed into a niche by cemetery workers and relatives at the Inahuma cemetery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazi

North Korea has more nuclear weapons than ever. What should Biden do?

After decades of sanctions, threats and diplomacy, including Trump's showy summits, North Korea has more nukes than ever and missiles that can hit the U.S.
Image: NKOREA-POLITICS-KIM-AFP PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2017
Image: NKOREA-POLITICS-KIM-AFP PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2017
13h ago

Toddler airlifted to hospital after dingo attack on popular Australian holiday island

The dingo is a protected species on Fraser Island and are a popular attraction for camping tourists.
Image: A two-year-old boy is airlifted to a hospital with bites to his head and body after a dingo attacked him on Fraser Island, Australia
Image: A two-year-old boy is airlifted to a hospital with bites to his head and body after a dingo attacked him on Fraser Island, Australia
22h ago

Cuba's Raul Castro confirms he's stepping down, says he's 'fulfilled his mission'

Castro said Friday he's handing power to a younger generation that is "full of passion and anti-imperialist spirit." Analysts believe, though, he'll remain the most influential figure.
Raul Castro
Raul Castro

Queen Elizabeth II prepares for final goodbye to Prince Philip on Saturday

30 close family members will be surrounded by 730 members of the armed forces during the funeral Saturday. The prince’s children and grandchildren will walk with the cortege, with William and Harry separated by a cousin. The Queen will sit alone inside as she says goodbye to her husband of 73 years.
Queen Elizabeth II prepares for final goodbye to Prince Philip on Saturday
Queen Elizabeth II prepares for final goodbye to Prince Philip on Saturday

The Week in Pictures: Wonder Wheel spins again and puppies on the frontline

Minnesota grapples with Daunte Wright shooting, a Capitol Police officer lies in honor, Belgium battles a third wave and Darth Vader collects trash.
Image: Russia
Image: Russia

Biden hosts Japanese PM Suga as U.S. works to counter increasingly assertive China

The meeting Friday is Biden's first in-person summit with a foreign leader since he took office.
Image: U.S. President Biden jolds joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Suga at the White House in Washington
Image: U.S. President Biden jolds joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Suga at the White House in Washington

Helen McCrory, 'Harry Potter' and 'Peaky Blinders' star, dies at 52

“She died as she lived. Fearlessly,” McCrory's husband Damian Lewis wrote on Twitter.
Helen McCrory backstage ahead of the Temperley London show during London Fashion Week on Sept. 15, 2018 in London.
Helen McCrory backstage ahead of the Temperley London show during London Fashion Week on Sept. 15, 2018 in London.
1d ago

Russia to expel 10 U.S. diplomats in response to Washington sanctions

Moscow would not take “painful measures” against the American business in Russia, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
Image: Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a session of the Russian Geographical Society via video link in Moscow on April 14, 2021.
Image: Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a session of the Russian Geographical Society via video link in Moscow on April 14, 2021.