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  • Two prime ministers

    Following the hacking death of a British soldier by two alleged Islamic extremists, Prime Minister David Cameron said, "There is nothing in Islam that justifies this truly dreadful act." Winston Churchill thought otherwise, but he lived in a time...
  • The coming Obamacare disaster

    For years I have been writing about the failures of the UK's National Health Service (NHS) as a warning for what the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) will do to health care here in the U.S. London's Daily Mail has chronicled the growing problems...
  • All hail the queen: Helen Mirren sets 'Audience' record

    Helen Mirren, who has reigned on screen and stage as the queen, can add another jewel to her crown. National Theatre Live announced Monday that its June 13 live broadcast of "The Audience," which stars Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, attracted a record...
  • Bank of England facilitated transfer of gold looted by Nazis

    LONDON -- The Bank of England facilitated the transfer of Nazi-plundered gold from Czechoslovakia to the German central bank in the run-up to World War II, according to documents published online. Extracted from an unpublished history of the Bank of...
  • Fiji Boasts Incentives and Irresistible Extras

    Fiji is far from unknown in Hollywood. Its tropical mix of palm trees, crystal blue waters, coral reefs and white sand beaches has been featured prominently in projects ranging from the 2000 Tom Hanks movie "Cast Away" to the 2007 season of CBS'...
  • Kelly Clarkson bought Jane Austen's ring -- but can't bring it home

    Singer Kelly Clarkson, the first "American Idol" winner, bought a ring at auction that belonged to author Jane Austen, but the British government won't let her take the ring out of the country. The gold and turquoise ring cost the "Tie It Up" singer...
  • Andy Murray ends British men's 77-year Wimbledon drought

    Andy Murray ends British men's 77-year Wimbledon drought
    WIMBLEDON, England -- As an adoring nation watched and roared, Andy Murray ended 77 years of frustration at Wimbledon by defeating No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4, on Sunday to become the first British man to win the singles championship...
  • Tiger Woods tests elbow at British Open course: 'It felt fine'

    Tiger Woods tests elbow at British Open course: 'It felt fine'
    If there were any doubts about Tiger Woods' determination to return from an elbow injury and play in the British Open this week, he pretty much put them to rest on Sunday. Stepping off an overnight flight to Scotland, Woods went directly to Muirfield...
  • British Open: Watch Thomas Bjorn's shot break ESPN camera lens

    Is there a Best Buy anywhere near the site of the British Open? Because ESPN needs a new camera. Thomas Bjorn was on the first hole of the second round of the tournament Thursday, playing his second shot out of the rough. Several yards down the fairway,...
  • Britain to close embassy in Yemen for two days amid terror threat

    Britain to close embassy in Yemen for two days amid terror threat
    WASHINGTON -- Britain announced Friday that it will close its embassy in Yemen this weekend, a move that suggests London may believe a terrorist threat causing concern in Washington emanates from Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the group’s Yemen-...
  • High winds force Women's British Open to suspend play for the day

    High winds force Women's British Open to suspend play for the day
    Inbee Park's now longshot hopes to win a record fourth consecutive Grand Slam event in the same year is on hold after high winds forced play to be suspended for the day at the Ricoh Women's British Open in St. Andrews, Scotland. Park was preparing to...
  • Rainy start to day one of Lollapalooza

    Rainy start to day one of Lollapalooza
    Lollapalooza opened in Grant Park on Friday to -- what else? -- rain and a soggy turf that required wood chips to be imported and portions of Hutchinson Field to be roped off. Inclement weather is now a regular visitor at this festival, especially after a...
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  • ACC All Access: Virginia gets 2014 class commitment from elite Virginia Beach wide receiver Jamil Kamara

    Though Virginia’s football program is struggling through the pains of a serious rebuilding project, its recruiting efforts continued to resemble those of a far more successful program Saturday with a commitment from coveted wide receiver Jamil...
  • Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners

    Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners
    It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes. For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...
  • Clough worked to bring Smithsonian into the digital age

    Clough worked to bring Smithsonian into the digital age
    G. Wayne Clough, who announced Wednesday that he will step down as the head of the Smithsonian Institution in October 2014, arrived at the museums at a time when it was threatened by scandals and a crumbling infrastructure. Clough, a civil engineer...
  • Smithsonian Institution head will retire in 2014

    When G. Wayne Clough began his tenure as head of the Smithsonian Institution in July 2008, he asked himself the question, "What will the Smithsonian be in 500 years?" The answer? It's still not entirely clear. But as Clough prepares to retire from his...
  • Teel Time: Holmes 'permanently separated' from Virginia Tech

    Teel Time: Holmes 'permanently separated' from Virginia Tech
    Following Virginia Tech’s spring game April 20, sophomore tailback Michael Holmes joined three teammates on the interview-room podium. Little did anyone realize it would be his final appearance as a Hokies football player. Outside a Blacksburg bar...
  • Orlando Jones DB C.J. Jennings happy about Georgia Tech offer

    Orlando Jones DB C.J. Jennings happy about Georgia Tech offer
    Somehow, C.J. Jennings Jr., never knew he had received a scholarship offer from Georgia Tech, but the important thing for the Orlando Jones defensive back is that he does. While on an unofficial visit to the school this past weekend, Jennings, who was...
  • How Much Could Google Glass Change the Way People Consume Content?

    Ever since he was a kid, Henry-Alex Rubin has been waiting for Google Glass. Not so much Google's new camera-embedded eyeglasses that everyone's talking about, but the fulfillment of a dream the filmmaker, who was nominated for an Oscar for "Murderball,"...
  • Javonte Seabury picks up huge offer from Miami Hurricanes

    Javonte Seabury picks up huge offer from Miami Hurricanes
    Orlando Timber Creek's Javonte Seabury has been waiting for something big to happen in his recruiting process. Hurlie Brown delivered the big bang Friday. The Miami Hurricanes running backs coach gave the speedy 5-foot-9, 160-pound slot back his...
  • Javonte Seabury of Orlando Timber Creek offered by Florida State during visit

    Javonte Seabury of Orlando Timber Creek offered by Florida State during visit
    Orlando Timber Creek slot receiver Javonte Seabury picked up another major offer Wednesday while visiting Florida State. Seabury, a 5-foot-9, 165-pound senior who is the older brother of running back prospect Jacques Patrick, was swinging through...
  • ACC All Access: Bud Foster talks about why Marshall is best up-tempo offense Virginia Tech will have faced

    Bud Foster has a handle on what all the fuss is about regarding en vogue up-tempo style of offenses. He saw a little of it from Alabama and Western Carolina, and a lot of it from East Carolina. Now, he’s about to lead his Tech defense Saturday...
  • Teel Time: Questions for Beamer, London, Swofford at ACC Kickoff

    Teel Time: Questions for Beamer, London, Swofford at ACC Kickoff
    With no Johnny Manziel or two-time defending national champion, the ACC’s preseason football clambake Sunday and Monday is unlikely to match the SEC’s for headlines. But here are some questions that I hope are asked. North Carolina...
  • It's time to get some answers at ACC football kickoff event

    With less than six weeks left before they tee it up for the first time and get the college football season under way, it's time for the annual media pilgrimage to the Atlantic Coast Conference “kickoff” event, where everything you wanted to...