It's official: Prince William and Kate Middleton are expecting their first child. In a statement released Monday, the Palace confirmed the pregnancy saying everyone, including the Queens, is delighted with the news.
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Hoffa mystery still fascinates after 4 decades
The latest possible resting place of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is an overgrown farm field where the normal calm of chirping crickets is being drowned out by a beeping backhoe, the chop of an overhead news helicopter and the bustle of reporters and onlookers.
Three more plead guilty in probe of Pilot Flying J
Three more employees of the truck stop chain owned by the Cleveland Browns’ owner and Tennessee’s governor pleaded guilty Tuesday in what authorities call a scheme to cheat trucking firms out of rebates.
NSA surveillance helped foil more than 50 attacks, officials say
Recently disclosed National Security Agency surveillance programs have helped disrupt more than 50 “potential terrorist events” around the world over the last 12 years, according to U.S. intelligence officials who described the spying operations as tightly regulated and extremely useful.
Military plans would put women in most combat jobs
Women may be able to start training as Army Rangers by mid-2015 and as Navy SEALs a year later under plans set to be announced by the Pentagon that would slowly bring women into thousands of combat jobs, including those in elite special operations forces.
Jurors share concerns, and opinions, on Trayvon Martin shooting
Seminole County residents poured into the criminal courthouse in Florida last week as potential jurors for the trial of George Zimmerman. By the dozens, most were sent back home.
Internal Revenue Service supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases
An Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she was personally involved in scrutinizing some of the earliest applications from tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status, including some requests that languished for more than a year without action.
Poll finds most men aspire to be fathers
A recent Associated Press-WE tv poll found more than 8 in 10 men said they have always wanted to be fathers or think they’d like to be one someday.
New evidence being checked in Cleveland kidnapping case
A state crime laboratory is checking new evidence to determine if there were additional victims of a man charged with kidnapping three women and raping them in his home over a decade, the Ohio attorney general said Friday.
Steubenville football player classified as sex offender
A high school football player convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party last summer was given the state’s second-toughest sex offender classification at a Friday hearing.
Charla Nash denied permission to sue Connecticut over 2009 chimp attack
A multimillion-dollar claim against the state of Connecticut by Charla Nash — blinded in a 2009 mauling by a 200-pound chimpanzee that tore off her face — was dismissed Friday by state Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr.
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