King Charles is watching how Queen Margrethe’s decision to strip her grandchildren of their titles plays out, an expert on European royalty says

King Charles is watching how Queen Margrethe’s decision to strip her grandchildren of their titles plays out, an expert on European royalty says

King Charles III (left) and Queen Margrethe II (right).Chris Jackson/Getty Images It has long been reported that King Charles plans to slim down the British monarchy. In Denmark, Queen Margrethe is following a similar path by stripping family members of royal titles. Charles is likely watching how the Danish queen’s decision plays out, a royal … Read more

Pujols hits 701st career home run, connects for Cardinals

Pujols hits 701st career home run, connects for Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hit his 701st home run, connecting Friday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pujols launched a slider from former teammate Johan Oviedo over the Big Mac Land sign in left field at Busch Stadium. The solo drive in the fourth inning made it 1-all. The Cardinals went on … Read more

Russia withdraws troops after Ukraine encircles key city

Russia withdraws troops after Ukraine encircles key city

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia said Saturday it has withdrawn its troops from the once-occupied city of Lyman, as Ukraine’s eastern counteroffensive recaptures more territory. Russia’s Tass and RIA news agencies, citing the Russian defense ministry, made the announcement. Lyman is 160 kilometers (100 miles) southeast of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city. Ukrainian forces had pushed … Read more

Sailor acquitted of setting fire that destroyed massive ship

Sailor acquitted of setting fire that destroyed massive ship

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A military judge on Friday acquitted a sailor of arson in a fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard, a blow to the Navy as it faces allegations of improper training and maintenance of the $1.2 billion amphibious assault ship. Ryan Sawyer Mays, 21, deeply exhaled when the verdict was read, … Read more