June 20, 2019

Royal couples announce split of their charitable work

Stephen Pond/Getty Images(LONDON) -- The two royal couples known as the "Fab Four" -- Prince William and Kate along with Prince Harry and Meghan -- have taken another step to divide their work. Prince Harry and Meghan are leaving the Royal Foundation, the charitable organization they shared with Prince William and Kate, and will establish their own foundation, according to Kensington Palace. The Royal Foundation was the organization under which the two couples ran several joint charities, incl..
June 20, 2019

US State Dept. says no ‘uptick’ in deaths of Americans in Dominican Republic

cristianl/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Despite a string of high-profile deaths this year of Americans from illnesses in the Dominican Republic, the U.S. State Department said Wednesday there has not been an "uptick" in fatal incidents of Americans in the Caribbean country. The State Department confirmed at least nine American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in roughly the past 12 months, and some of their families say they became gravely ill before they perished. "We have not seen an upt..
June 20, 2019

Prince Harry, Meghan prepare for royal baby Archie’s christening

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) -- Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the son of Prince Harry and Meghan, has been introduced to the world at Windsor Castle, met his royal relatives and will soon cross another item off the royal newborn must-do list: his christening. Archie's christening -- during which he will join the Church of England -- is expected to be held sometime in July. Buckingham Palace has not confirmed any plans. Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Susse..
June 20, 2019

Iraq in the middle of growing US-Iran tensions

CT757fan/iStock(BAGHDAD) -- Rocket attacks Wednesday on American and Turkish oil facilities in southern Iraq, which Iraqi officials believe were carried out by Iranian-backed militias, are the latest example of how Iraq finds itself squarely in the middle of increasing tensions between its two closest partners, the United States and Iran. While the U.S. seeks to deter Iranian threats in the region, it is also focused on maintaining its strong relationship with Iraq to fully defeat the Islamic S..