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Bank of America and BP are backing Prince Charles' new climate effort

Prince Charles is leading a fresh charge to tackle the climate crisis, this time with the support of several major companies including Bank of America and BP.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle drop a new holiday podcast declaring 'love wins'

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have released their first podcast through their multi-year deal with Spotify, saying they hope it brings "warmth, a smile and something to think about" to listeners at the end of a difficult year.

Argentina's Senate to vote on historic bill to legalize abortion

Argentina could make history on Tuesday, as its Senate votes on a bill to legalize abortion. The procedure has long been a divisive issue in the Catholic-majority country, with the impending vote galvanizing activists on both sides of the debate.

France says it will reopen UK border -- with conditions

France and the UK moved closer to a deal on Tuesday that would allow some personal travel and thousands of stalled freight trucks to resume movement between both countries.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's media empire expands with Spotify podcast deal

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are podcasters now. Spotify announced on Tuesday an exclusive partnership with Archewell Audio, a new, audio-first production company founded by The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Europe threatens to break up Big Tech if it doesn't play by new rules

Officials across Europe on Tuesday unveiled legislation that would give regulators sweeping new powers to take on US tech giants, threatening huge fines and raising the prospect of breakups or bans for repeat offenders.

Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, makes surprise appearance on CNN

Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, made an unscheduled appearance on CNN's annual Heroes TV special Sunday to honor the year's most inspiring moments and the people who made them happen.

Thieves burglarize Russia's nuclear war 'doomsday' plane

Russian police are investigating a break-in at a top-secret airborne nuclear command center, nicknamed the "doomsday plane."

Virtual vacation: Amazing photos from a strange year for travel

It's been a year like no other. As we began 2020, travelers had more freedom of movement than at any time in history. Air traffic had been rising for decades.

Iran's parliament passes bill threatening to boost uranium enrichment and suspend inspectors

Iran's parliament has passed a bill that would boost uranium enrichment to pre-2015 levels and block nuclear inspections if sanctions are not lifted, in the wake of the assassination of a top nuclear scientist.

Singapore becomes first country to approve lab-grown meat

Singapore has granted San Francisco start-up Eat Just Inc. regulatory approval to sell its laboratory-grown chicken in the city-state -- the world's first government to allow the sale of cultured meat.

China signs huge Asia Pacific trade deal with 14 countries

China has just joined forces with more than a dozen countries across the Asia Pacific region to sign a huge free trade deal nearly a decade in the making.

Trump administration notifies Congress of $1.8B in proposed weapons sales to Taiwan

The US formally notified Congress of a proposed $1.8 billion in advanced weapons systems sales to Taiwan, a move sure to increase tensions with Beijing.

Mexico's former defense minister arrested on federal drug charges in Los Angeles

A former Mexican defense minister was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on drug and money laundering charges, accused of taking bribes in exchange for permitting a cartel known for wholesale violence to operate with impunity in Mexico, federal prosecutors ...

Kremlin critic Navalny posts hospital photo after poisoning as aide says he plans to return to Russia

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has posted a photograph of himself on his hospital bed in Berlin, weeks after he was poisoned and fell critically ill.

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