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Today in History: May 25, death of George Floyd

May. 25, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 25, the 145th day of 2022. There are 220 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 25, 2020, George Floyd, a Black man, was killed when a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee on...

Missing Virginia woman found alive in forest after 8 days

May. 23, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

SIMPLICITY, Va. (AP) — A 69-year-old Virginia woman who went missing last week was found alive Monday in a dense pine forest less than a mile from her home, the local sheriff announced. The search for Aletha Gee Walton began May 17, when her family discovered she was missing and...

Queen makes surprise appearance to mark new subway line

May. 17, 2022 08:03 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II made a surprise visit Tuesday to a train station in central London to see a newly completed subway line named in her honor. The 96-year-old monarch, who has reduced most of her public engagements, appeared Tuesday at Paddington Station and beamed as...

Queen delegates opening of Parliament for 1st time

May. 10, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II delegated one of her most important public duties to Prince Charles on Tuesday, underscoring the increasingly central role the heir to the crown is taking as his mother prepares to celebrate 70 years on the throne. Charles presided over the state...

Queen to skip Parliament opening for the 1st time in decades

May. 09, 2022 15:45 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the opening of Parliament on Tuesday for the first time in nearly 60 years, as she struggles with difficulties in getting around. Buckingham Palace said in a statement Monday that the decision was made in consultation with her...

Canadian poultry farmers fearful of avian flu strain

May. 06, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Canadian poultry farmers are facing fear and stress as a highly pathogenic strain of H5N1 avian influenza is currently circulating in both wild and domestic flocks across North America. According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency poultry and egg...

Andrew, Harry and Meghan won't appear on Jubilee balcony

May. 06, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace on Friday answered one of the biggest remaining questions about Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations: saying that Prince Andrew, Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, won’t be on the palace balcony when the monarch greets the public on...

Stephen Sondheim celebrated by Dench, Peters at London gala

May. 03, 2022 22:37 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Judi Dench was given a standing ovation for “Send in The Clowns.” Bernadette Peters bent over with her back to the audience and with her head between her legs blasted her trumpet to “You Gotta Get A Gimmick.” Petula Clark, 89, belted out “I’m Still...

William and Kate lead royals at Easter service; queen absent

Apr. 17, 2022 07:36 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Senior British royals including Prince William and his wife Kate have attended an Easter Sunday church service at Windsor Castle. Queen Elizabeth II, who has been experiencing mobility problems, did not attend the service at St. George’s Chapel on the castle...

Today in History

Mar. 10, 2022 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, March 10, the 69th day of 2022. There are 296 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 10, 1969, James Earl Ray pleaded guilty in Memphis, Tennessee, to assassinating civil rights leader...