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Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2021

Dec. 02, 2021 13:59 PM EST

They both carved out sterling reputations as military and political leaders over years of public service. But both also saw their legacies tarnished by their actions in the long, bloody war in Iraq. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and former Defense Secretary...

The Latest: Japan PM promises strong push for emission cuts

Nov. 02, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

The latest on U.N. climate summit COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland: TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is heading to the U.N. climate summit saying his country will push strongly for emissions reductions. Talking to reporters before leaving...

Queen urges world leaders at COP26 to 'rise above politics'

Nov. 01, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II urged world leaders attending the U.N. climate summit to “rise above the politics of the moment," saying in a video message Monday that she hoped they could work together for the sake of future generations. The 95-year-old monarch had...

Queen Elizabeth II won't attend climate conference in person

Oct. 26, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has canceled her planned appearance at the U.N. climate conference in Glasgow, accepting doctors' advice to rest just days after spending the night in a hospital for tests. The 95-year-old monarch announced Tuesday that she has...

Queen Elizabeth II back at castle following hospital visit

Oct. 22, 2021 08:00 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was back at Windsor Castle on Friday and in good spirits after revelations that she spent the night in a London hospital earlier this week. Buckingham Palace said the 95-year-old British monarch went to the private King...

UK palace says queen, 95, spent night in hospital for checks

Oct. 21, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital for checks this week after canceling an official trip to Northern Ireland on medical advice, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. The palace said the 95-year-old British monarch went to the private King...

Queen accepts medical advice to rest, cancels N Ireland trip

Oct. 20, 2021 07:23 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for a few days and has canceled a trip to Northern Ireland, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday. The palace didn't offer specifics on the decision, but says the 95-year-old monarch is “in...

Thanks but no: UK queen turns down 'Oldie of the Year' title

Oct. 19, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is Britain’s longest-lived and longest-reigning monarch. But don’t call her an oldie. The 95-year-old queen has politely declined the honor of being named “Oldie of the Year” by a British magazine, saying she does not meet “the...

Prince William: Before travelling to space, save the planet

Oct. 14, 2021 10:07 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince William has criticized some of the world's richest men for using their wealth to fund a new space race and space tourism rather than trying to fix the problems on Earth instead. William voiced his disapproval in an interview with the BBC...

Queen Elizabeth reflects on 'deep' affection for Scotland

Oct. 02, 2021 09:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II opened the sixth session of the Scottish Parliament on Saturday and reflected on the “deep and abiding affection” she and her late husband, Prince Philip, shared for Scotland. The 95-year-old monarch arrived for the ceremony with her...