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Queen Elizabeth II: The platinum monarch?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just like her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria before her, Elizabeth II was never expected to rule; as the eldest daughter of the king's second son, Prince Albert (later King George VI), hers was a life destined to be lived in relative privacy, until the 1936 abdication of her uncle, …

Queen Elizabeth II

Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

It’s a well-established fact that smoking is terrible for you, even in small amounts. When it comes to wholly preventable risk factors for a host of …

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How UK government decided to kill Reyaad Khan

British Isis fighter was target of drone strike that also killed Ruhul Amin and a third Isis militant. We look at some of the questions raised by the military action<p>The British drone strike that killed a number of Isis fighters, including two British citizens, has raised questions, including how …

New Apple TV First Impressions: Not a 'Revolution,' But Siri and tvOS Shine

One of the big announcements coming out of Apple's "Hey Siri" event in San Francisco today was the new and improved Apple TV, which aims to provide users with a far more robust and unified experience than its predecessor. As it did with the iPad Pro and iPhone 6s, Apple has allowed some journalists …

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13 Of The World's Most Colorful Lakes

These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.

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Model Falls 3 Times Trying to Walk in Fur Stilettos

Watch the video. High heels and shaggy fur do not mix!<p>VFILES is always one of the most entertaining and surprising shows of New York Fashion Week, bringing together emerging and avant-garde designers from all over the world and giving them a chance to share their creative visions, whatever they may …

Apple stakes new claim to living room, shows new iPhones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple staked a new claim to the living room on Wednesday, as the maker of iPhones and other hand-held gadgets unveiled an Internet TV system that's designed as a beachhead for the tech giant's broader ambitions to deliver a wide range of information, games, music and video to …

Typhoon Etau: thousands evacuated as severe flooding hits Japan

More than 100,000 people ordered to leave homes as torrential rains cause widespread disruption in east of country<p>At least two people have died and several others are missing as flooding in eastern Japan forced the evacuation of more than 100,000 people and left large parts of one town submerged.<p>TV …