Global Scan

Prince William's US trip seems more political than regal

When British royalty comes to the US, Americans go a little nuts. But this trip by Prince William has the Brits scratching their heads. Meanwhile, at least one British parliamentarian is looking to the US for ideas on how to deal with anti-abortion protesters. And the Chinese government is hunting for a corrupt Chinese official who was obsessed with gold.


Arts, Culture & Media

Royal weddings

Marriage of the royal kind is what a lot of people around the globe are talking about these days. All the attention on the British royals got The World's Carol Zall thinking about all those �other' royal families out there.

Global Politics

A look back at the "dollar princesses"

As The World's Laura Lynch reports, the upcoming royal wedding has an American connection. Prince William's great great grandmother was one of many "dollar princesses," women who moved to Britain to swap their inherited cash for royal status.