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Chris Jackson/Getty Images(LONDON) — Every culture has its own unique set of traditions for the big day — and the Brits are no exception. Britain’s royal family exemplifies tradition, and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s May 19 wedding will be the wedding of the year, filled with some well-known and some not-so-well-known British customs. Here […]

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — The new breed of the iconic black cab has begun to make its silent way onto the roads of London. Since the beginning of this year, new rules imposed by the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, mean that every new taxi licensed must be “zero-emission capable,” and according to the transport system Transport […]

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) —  Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blasted off aboard a rocket early Wednesday morning on their way to the International Space Station. The Soyuz booster launched from a launchpad in Kazakhstan at 1:44 a.m. EST. NASA astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel are traveling to the ISS along with cosmonaut Oleg […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A Danish inventor accused of killing a Swedish journalist aboard his submarine took the stand in Copenhagen today on the second day of his trial. Peter Madsen, the inventor, is accused of tying up journalist Kim Wall and abusing her before killing her and dismembering her body. The charges include murder and […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) —  Almost all of the 110 schoolgirls abducted by suspected Boko Haram fighters in northeast Nigeria last month have returned home, officials said Wednesday. Suspected militants of the Nigeria-based jihadist group allegedly stormed the town of Dapchi in Yobe State on the night of Feb. 19 and snatched 110 students from an all-girls […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Police are still investigating the mysterious death of Mark Dombroski, a U.S. student who disappeared in Bermuda this weekend during his college rugby team’s visit before his body turned up in a ditch. Whatever the particular circumstances in the case, there’s no shortage of advice for U.S. students in need of tips […]

(LONDON) — After much anticipation and under the watchful eyes of its mother, a British TV crew captured the first steps of a new polar bear cub at the Highland Wildlife Park in Scotland. The tiny white cub slowly emerged from its den and showed its face to the world. Its birth marks the first […]

iStock/Thinkstock(SEOUL) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in raised the idea of a three-way summit among the two Koreas and the United States, depending on the outcome of a planned North-South summit next month and President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sometime before the end of May. Moon’s preparation committee Wednesday also […]

Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — Among Russia’s denials that it cannot have been involved in the poisoning of the former spy in Britain two weeks ago is a claim by its foreign ministry that Russia and the Soviet Union never had a program to develop the type of nerve agent that British authorities say was […]

ABCNews.com(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Tuesday marks six months since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a category 4 hurricane. As the storm ripped through the island on Sept. 20, an emergency management official told ABC News that island was “destroyed.” Six months later, island and federal officials are speaking with ABC News as […]


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