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In this image from video, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., escort Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts into the Senate chamber in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

10 Things to Know for Today

Jan. 17, 2020 6:09 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. POLITICAL STAKES HIGH AS IMPEACHMENT TRIAL LOOMS The trial, only the third such undertaking in U.S. history, is unfolding at the start of the election year, a time of deep political division in the nation....

FILE - In this Wednesday June 21, 2006 file photo, Britain's Prince Charles, right with is brother the Prince Andrew the Duke of York as they arrive in the paddock for the Royal Ascot horse race meeting, Ascot, England. Prince Charles has long been seen as a potential modernizer who wants a more modest monarchy in line with other European royal households - and the streamlining process has already begun with the astounding developments of recent months. But the changes have come at a terrible cost for Charles, who has seen his brother Prince Andrew disgraced and his once close sons Prince William and Prince Harry become estranged. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

Royal rift: UK monarchy will look smaller when dust settles

Jan. 17, 2020 2:41 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles, the future king, has long been seen as a potential modernizer who wants a more modest monarchy in line with other European royal households — and the streamlining process has already begun with the astounding developments of recent months. But the changes have come at a...

Britain's Prince Harry listens to Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) ambassador James Simpson in the gardens at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex will host the Rugby League World Cup 2021 draw at Buckingham Palace, prior to the draw, The Duke met with representatives from all 21 nations taking part in the tournament, as well as watching children from a local school play rugby league in the Buckingham Palace gardens. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Prince Harry takes on first duties since royal crisis talks

Jan. 16, 2020 11:07 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry went back to work Thursday, mixing with children playing rugby and offering no hint of the days of turmoil that followed his recent announcement that he wished to step back from royal duties and become financially independent. It was a fairly standard event for Harry, who watched...

Rapper and singer MIA, real name Mathangi Arulpragasam, is made an MBE by Prince William Duke of Cambridge, left, at Buckingham Palace, in London, Tuesday Jan. 14, 2020.  The honorary award is conferred in recognition of contributions to the arts, sport, sciences, and charitable works. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)

Prince William honors singer M.I.A. at Buckingham Palace

Jan. 14, 2020 1:01 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British singer M.I.A. has received a prestigious award from Prince William at a Buckingham Palace. She was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, or MBE, at the palace ceremony Tuesday hosted by William as a representative of his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. The 44-year-old...

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2020, file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex leave after visiting Canada House in London, after their recent stay in Canada. As Prince Harry and Meghan step back as senior royals, questions linger over the role race has played in her treatment in Britain. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

Questions of racism linger as Harry, Meghan step back

Jan. 14, 2020 12:46 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — When accomplished, glamorous American actress Meghan Markle married Prince Harry in 2018, she was hailed as a breath of fresh air for Britain’s fusty royal family. That honeymoon didn’t last. Now the couple wants independence, saying the pressure of life as full-time royals is...

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2020, file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex leave after visiting Canada House in London, after their recent stay in Canada. As Prince Harry and Meghan step back as senior royals, questions linger over the role race has played in her treatment in Britain. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

UK leader: Royal rift over Harry-Meghan plans can be settled

Jan. 14, 2020 8:19 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday he believes the royal family can resolve a serious rift over the plans of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, who want to break free of their royal roles and move to Canada. The plans of Harry and Meghan, also known as the Duke and Duchess of...

FILE  - In this Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 file photo, Britain's Prince William, left, and Prince Harry arrive for an event at the memorial garden in Kensington Palace, London. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is set to hold face-to-face talks Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 with Prince Harry for the first time since he and his wife, Meghan, unveiled their controversial plan to walk away from royal roles — at a dramatic family summit meant to chart a future course for the couple. The meeting at the monarch's private Sandringham estate in eastern England will also include Harry's father Prince Charles and his brother Prince William. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

Queen agrees to let Harry, Meghan move part time to Canada

Jan. 13, 2020 5:41 PM EST

SANDRINGHAM, England (AP) — Britain’s pragmatic queen brokered a deal Monday to secure the future of the monarchy, charting a course for Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, that allows them to live part time in Canada while still remaining firmly tied to the House of Windsor. The decision followed a...

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leaves after attending a morning church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England, Sunday Jan. 12, 2020.   Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have declared they will “work to become financially independent” as part of a surprise announcement saying they wish

Queen prepares for royal family summit over Harry and Meghan

Jan. 12, 2020 12:35 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Ensconced with aides at her royal retreat, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II prepared Sunday for a crisis family meeting to work out a future for Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, after their dramatic decision to walk away from royal roles. Well-wishers cheered the monarch as she made her weekly...

This image made from video shows Oman's new sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, takes part in canon firing salute ceremony outside the Royal Family Council in Muscat, Oman, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Mideast's longest-ruling monarch who seized power in a 1970 palace coup and pulled his Arabian sultanate into modernity while carefully balancing diplomatic ties between adversaries Iran and the U.S., has died. He was 79. (Oman TV via AP)

World leaders travel to Oman to meet its newly named sultan

Jan. 12, 2020 8:16 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — World leaders traveled Sunday to Oman to meet the country's new sultan, named just a day earlier after the death of the nation's longtime ruler Sultan Qaboos bin Said. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Charles were among those who arrived in Muscat to meet...

FILE - In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018 file photo Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Andrew, Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry stand on a balcony to watch a flypast of Royal Air Force aircraft pass over Buckingham Palace in London. As part of a surprise announcement distancing themselves from the British royal family, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan declared they will

New year, new headache for queen with Harry and Meghan rift

Jan. 11, 2020 4:30 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II ended 2019 with a public plea for global harmony after a rocky year. She’s starting 2020 trying to heal disharmony within her own family after Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, decided to “step back” as senior royals —- and announced the news...