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Royal baby fatigue sets in amid Britain's celebrations

Now that the baby has been born, the golden easel displayed, the gun salutes fired and the congratulatory anthems played, it is time to pose the question — is anyone just the tiniest bit sick of the royal baby coverage yet?... Read more»

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Divided Kingdom: British greet Thatcher funeral with mixed reactions

Thatcher’s death on April 8 and the subsequent public reaction has forced into sharp relief the divide in the UK between those who have been swept along by London’s emergence as a global financial center and those who have been left out of the capital’s success.... Read more»

Independence vote divides Scotland

When Scottish nationalists this week secured a deal to hold a referendum on independence from Britain, they were trading heavily on their country's historical and cultural identity.... Read more»

Comic: Wikileaks

WikiLeaks's Assange:We shall never surrender

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, taking refuge in Ecuador's London embassy to the U.K., spoke to the media Sunday.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Brewer: Olympians make Arizona proud

As the 2012 Summer Olympic Games draw to a close, I would like to take a moment to express my pride and offer my congratulations to the fine athletes who so honorably represented our nation in London over the past two weeks. ... Read more»

Olympics

Toughest road to London? Kenya's marathon team ran it

Ryan Hall is the second fastest American marathon runner in history, and last year, 36 Kenyans ran faster than he did. But 33 of them won't be on the Olympic marathon starting line.... Read more»

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The Obama haters

Vote Romney. Because you don't really mind if you know the results of the yachting before they're broadcast.... Read more»

Olympics

Phoenix legend winds up British swim assignment

Adapting to foreign cultures isn’t a new concept for the head coach of Britain’s swim team. Dennis Pursley has tested his threshold traveling the world in a swimming pool, but the United Kingdom has been a home away from home the last four years.... Read more»

1948 Olympic athletes reunite after 64 years

Aging Olympians reunited 64 years after China and Britain played a basketball game at the 1948 London Games. I reached the peak of my own life at the Olympics. I realized my dream at the 1948 games,” one said.... Read more»1

David Rudisha: 'Sure thing' on London Olympic track

Looking for a sure thing on Thursday's Olympic schedule? Kenya's David Rudisha will win the men's 800 meters. And you can take that to the bank.... Read more»

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Lagat: 'I feel like I need to have fun'

Five-time world track and field champion Bernard Lagat, who trains in Tucson and won a bronze medal in the Olympic Games in 2000, and silver in 2004, begins his campaign to win gold in the men's 5,000 meters on Wednesday.... Read more»

Phelps begins life without swimming

Michael Phelps wants to swim. Not in a pool, though. The world's most decorated Olympian wants to swim freely in the ocean.... Read more»

Comic: Olympics

Taking a dive

Think it's easy being plucked from the bosom of your family at age six and trained to be a gold-medal winning Olympic diver? Think again.... Read more»

Olympic baseball strikes out in London

When London won the bid to host the 2012 Olympics, Liam Carroll thought his dreams were coming true, until two days later when he learned baseball was dropped from the games.... Read more»

For first time since 1980, no American winner for Olympic 400

For the first time since the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow, there will not be an American winner of the men's 400 meters. In fact, there will be no U.S. medalists, something that has not happened – Moscow aside – since the 1920 Games in Antwerp. ... Read more»1

British baseball on the outside looking in

Baseball in Britain is a mere shadow of its immensely popular older brother in America. This doesn’t deter members of the 23-and-under national Great Britain team from gathering a few times a week to practice.... Read more»

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