How the tiny town of Windsor is beefing up security ahead of the royal wedding

(NEW YORK) – The small English town of Windsor is being transformed into a fortress ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and actress Meaghan Markle.

The town, which according to the most recent census in 2016 has a population of just ove... Read More

Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle

(LONDON) -- When Meghan Markle walks down the aisle Saturday to meet Prince Harry at the altar, she will be escorted by her soon-to-be father-in-law, Prince Charles.

"Ms. Meghan Markle has asked His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to accomp... Read More

Spread of Ebola to large city in Democratic Republic of Congo a 'very concerning' turn, health officials say

(NEW YORK) -- The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread from rural areas to a city of nearly 1.2 million people, the country's health ministry said Wednesday.

Situated along the Congo River, Mbandaka is a de... Read More

National Geographic launches effort to reduce plastic waste

(NEW YORK) -- National Geographic launched a new campaign this week to reduce waste from plastic products like single-use bags and straws, which includes a major change: most National Geographic magazines will now be delivered in paper packaging inst... Read More

Trumps plan to send royal wedding gift

(LONDON) -- While President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump won't be attending Saturday’s highly-anticipated royal wedding in the United Kingdom, the White House confirms they will be sending a wedding gift instead.

“... Read More

British troops rehearse for royal wedding at Windsor Castle

(LONDON) -- Members of the military, horses and marching bands filled the streets around Windsor Castle today to rehearse for the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday.

Fans who’ve been staking out their spots ... Read More

Late passenger attempts to break into plane

(MELBOURNE, Austrailia) -- Passengers on board a plane waiting to depart Australia's Melbourne Airport were rattled after a passenger who was "running late" for his flight allegedly attempted to break into the aircraft while it was still parked on th... Read More

Inside one of the largest hacking conferences in Russia

(MOSCOW) --  Earlier this week hundreds of aspiring hackers in Moscow faced off against one another in different challenges.

The event, called Positive Hack Days, is organized by the cybersecurity firm Positive Technologies. More than... Read More

Meghan Markle's dad will not attend her wedding to Prince Harry

(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle’s father will not be on hand to watch his daughter marry Prince Harry Saturday at Windsor Castle, the bride-to-be said today.

“Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding,” Markle, 36, sai... Read More

Venezuelans head to polls with great hunger, little hope

(CARACAS, Venezuela) -- Venezuelans will head to the polls Sunday for a contested presidential election, one with incredibly high stakes and dismally low expectations.

The vote May 20 is the first time in just over five years that Venezue... Read More

Thousands of undelivered letters, some with 'heart-wrenching' stories, to be posted online

(LONDON) --  Thousands of letters from all over the world were never delivered between 1650 and 1815. Now hundreds of years later, the world will be able to read those undelivered letters.

Britain was involved in a series of wars duri... Read More

Newly discovered Rembrandt goes on view in Amsterdam

(AMSTERDAM) -- A new painting by Rembrandt has been discovered by an art dealer and historian who bought the work from Christie's in London. It is the first unknown work by the Dutch master to turn up in 44 years.

Suspecting that the unsig... Read More

Prince George, Princess Charlotte will be among the page boys and bridesmaids in Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's wedding

(NEW YORK) -- Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will be surrounded by the young children of their closest friends and family when they get married this Saturday.

Harry's niece and nephew, Princess Charlotte and Prince George, are among the br... Read More

North Korea threatens to withdraw from summit with Trump

(WASHINGTON) -- North Korea is threatening to cancel its upcoming summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump over South Korea-U.S.military drills.

North Korea has also canceled high-level talks with South Korea that were ... Read More