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1:14pm

Sun August 4, 2013
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Aaaannnd The 12th Doctor Who Is ...

Originally published on Thu August 8, 2013 9:50 am

The bookies called it; the 12th Doctor is Peter Capaldi.

The actor was introduced during a live broadcast on the BBC Sunday. He'll be the next in a long line of actors to play the quirky Doctor since the beloved British sci-fi show began back in the 60s.

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12:22pm

Thu August 1, 2013
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Queen's Speech For WWIII: British Must 'Prepare To Survive'

Originally published on Thu August 1, 2013 2:04 pm

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (second left) stands with West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl (left), U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at London's Buckingham Palace on June 10, 1984.
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At the height of the Cold War, a broadcast prepared for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II to deliver in the event of a nuclear conflict urged her subjects to be brave and stand firm in the face of destruction, and for the survivors to pick up the pieces and rebuild.

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12:43pm

Thu July 25, 2013
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William And Kate Took 2 Days. How Long Can You Wait To Name A Baby?

Originally published on Thu July 25, 2013 1:40 pm

Stumped on what to call the baby? Some places give you more time to decide than others.
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With their announcement of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wasted little time putting to rest speculation about the name of the U.K.'s newest royal. (And that speculation was rife — bookies in the United Kingdom had been doing brisk business on baby name wagers for weeks.)

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11:50am

Wed July 24, 2013
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Royal Baby Gets A Name: George Alexander Louis

Originally published on Wed July 24, 2013 1:15 pm

Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge hold the Prince of Cambridge on Tuesday as they pose for photographers outside St. Mary's Hospital in London.
Kirsty Wigglesworth AP

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have now named their new baby boy: The third in line for the British throne was given the name George Alexander Louis.

"The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge," the crown said in a press release.

By historical standards, this is an expedited naming. In the past, royals have waited weeks to announce a name. Prince Charles' name wasn't known for a month; Prince William's name wasn't made public for seven days.

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12:30pm

Tue July 23, 2013
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WATCH: Royal Couple Leave Hospital With Their Baby Boy

Originally published on Tue July 23, 2013 1:49 pm

Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge hold the Prince of Cambridge on Tuesday as they pose for photographers outside St. Mary's Hospital in London.
Kirsty Wigglesworth AP

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