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TOP SECRET: The 2015 Cannonball Run - 2 girls, 2.5 thousand miles, 6 days

Sarah Cannata | Posted 06.19.2015 | Impact
Sarah Cannata

A couple of girls, 2.5 thousand miles, 6 days... It can only mean one thing... The TOP SECRET 2015 Cannonball Run is back! Bursting onto the scene i...

WackiLeaks - Hacking Our Way Through History, Volume 1

Dan Pasternack | Posted 02.16.2015 | Comedy
Dan Pasternack

WackiLeaks has unearthed a treasure trove of similar correspondences from the email accounts of notable figures going back for many years. Below is one such chain. They too must have assumed their accounts were secure, given the frank nature of the content.

Britain's Prince Charles To Make 'Heartfelt Interventions' As King

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 11.25.2014 | World

According to the British press, Prince Charles does not want to be like his mother. A long time ally of Prince Charles revealed to Britain's The G...

Next Royal Milestone: September 20, 2013

Will Bower | Posted 11.02.2013 | Style
Will Bower

183 years ago, on June 26th, 1830 -- at the age of 64 years, 10 months, and 5 days -- William IV became king upon the death of his older brother, George IV. (William IV is probably best known for being the uncle and predecessor of Queen Victoria.)

Royal Baby Ho-Hum

Michael Drew | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Drew

But the American media obsession with the British monarchy, and the line of succession, is appalling. I mean, really: Who cares who'll be king? This isn't Game of Thrones (unfortunately).

Royal Coverup? Prince Charles' Letters To Government Ministers To Remain Private

AP | Posted 07.09.2013 | World

LONDON -- Britain's High Court says it has upheld a decision that prevents the disclosure of letters sent by Prince Charles to senior government minis...

Taxpayers Shell Out More For Queen

AP | Posted 07.02.2012 | Money

LONDON -- Buckingham Palace says the taxpayer cost of supporting the British monarchy rose slightly for the financial year that ended March 31. The a...

George Washington and the Queen

Steve Clemons | Posted 08.04.2012 | DC
Steve Clemons

Tonight much of Washington, D.C.'s glitterati will attend the Diamond Jubilee festivities saluting the reign of Queen Elizabeth II at the British Embassy.

God Bless America. God Save the Queen

Robin Koerner | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Whereas Americans find their identity in the future that they are building, the British find their identity in their past -- in the institutions, ideas and even buildings that tell the story of a nation that has always been a work in progress.

God Save the Queen (But Not the Monarchy)

Christina Patterson | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
Christina Patterson

You can look at an old lady, in big specs and a bright coat, and hope that she's the last in a ridiculous line, but also agree with Barack Obama, and say that she makes us "very proud."

PHOTOS: Long Live Queen Elizabeth II & Her Style

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 02.06.2012 | Style

All hail the Queen! Today countries all over the world are celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, a holiday which marks 60 years si...

Buckingham Palace Announces Queen's Second Great Grandchild

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | World

LONDON -- Buckingham Palace says Peter Phillips and his wife, Autumn, are expecting their second child, who will be Queen Elizabeth II's second great-...

Equal Treatment For Princes And Princesses?

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

LONDON — Britain's government is pushing its plan to change the rules on royal succession to provide equal treatment for princes and princesses,...

Prince Andrew Steps Down As U.K. Trade Envoy

AP | Posted 09.20.2011 | World

LONDON -- Buckingham Palace says Prince Andrew has decided to relinquish his post as U.K. trade envoy. Andrew, the queen's second son, has faced heap...

PHOTOS: Queen Celebrates 300th Anniversary Of St. Paul's

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2011 | World

LONDON (AP)—St. Paul's Cathedral celebrated its 300th anniversary and the completion of a 15-year restoration project on Tuesday, with Queen Elizabe...

Happy 90th Birthday, Prince Philip!

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 08.10.2011 | World

LONDON — Prince Philip, the colorful and often outspoken husband of Queen Elizabeth II, celebrated his 90th birthday Friday in apparent good hea...

See What President Obama Gave To The British Royals

Posted 07.24.2011 | World

As President Obama has learned firsthand, exchanging gifts during formal state occasions can be a challenge. The president was largely derided in ...

Queen's Irish Visit Sparks London Bomb Threat

AP | GREGORY KATZ and SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 07.16.2011 | World

LONDON — Much of central Dublin has been closed off by police to prepare for the landmark visit of Queen Elizabeth II, who is set to become the ...

Britain's Queen Hits Major Milestone

AP | Posted 07.12.2011 | World

LONDON -- Queen Elizabeth II has become the second-longest reigning monarch in the last 1,000 years of British royal history. The queen Thursday pass...

Never Before Seen Photo Of Princess Di's Death To Appear At Cannes

Posted 07.10.2011 | World

On the heels of Prince William and Kate Middleton's spectacular wedding, Britain's royals are now bracing themselves for a much darker occasion -- the...

Royal Wedding Snubs: See Who Didn't Make The Cut

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.28.2011 | World

In what has been deemed "a snub of historic proportions," the last two British prime ministers, Gordon Brown and Tony Blair, have been left off the gu...

Couple Ties Knot In Chinese 'Royal' Wedding

AP | Posted 06.27.2011 | World

BEIJING -- A Chinese couple have tied the knot with a procession inspired by the British royal wedding, donning ceremonial garb and riding in a horse-...

From Islamists To Irish Militants, Royal Wedding Threats Worry Security

Posted 06.20.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - From Islamist and Irish republican militants to anarchists and crazed stalkers, British police appear to be facing a huge array...

Royal Couple's Big Day Threatened By Anarchists

AP | By PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

LONDON -- Scotland Yard is bracing for all types of security threats to the royal wedding – threats that range from terrorists and anarchists to...

Queen To Make Historic Ireland Visit

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II will make her first-ever visit to the Republic of Ireland – the first ruling British monarch to go there in a ...