January 20, 2020

Prince William, Kate step out at reception after Harry, Meghan royal family exit

iStock(LONDON) -- Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, made their first public appearance Monday since the announcement of Prince Harry and Meghan's exit from the royal family. William and Kate hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace on behalf of Queen Elizabeth to mark the U.K.-Africa Investment Summit that took place in London Monday. Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
January 20, 2020

Prince Harry makes first comments on split from royal family

Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Sentebale(LONDON) -- Prince Harry has made his first public comments about the decision he and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, made to no longer be "working members" of Britain's royal family. "The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back, is not one I made lightly," Harry, 35, said Sunday night at an event to benefit his charity Sentebale. "It was so many months of talks after so many years of challenges. And I know I haven't alw..
January 19, 2020

17 new cases of SARS-like virus reported in China, officials say

nopparit/iStock(BEIJING) -- Chinese officials have announced 17 new cases of the new coronavirus, a SARS-like illness that began to spread in Wuhan, China, in December. The total number of coronavirus infections in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, is now at 62, Hong Kong's Department of Health reported in a statement. Two patients, both older adults, have died from the virus, which is in the same family as SARS, MERS and the common cold. Another eight patients are currently hospitalize..
January 18, 2020

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are no longer ‘working members’ of royal family: Buckingham Palace

Paul Grover- WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are no longer "working members" of the royal family, according to Buckingham Palace. With the queen's blessing, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are embarking on the "next chapter of their lives" by stepping back from their royal duties and will no longer receive public funds. The new arrangement goes into effect in the spring of 2020 and will be reviewed in a year's time. "This is seismic. It’s an abdication re..