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5:15am

Fri April 29, 2011
The Two-Way

Live Blog: The Royal Wedding Ceremony

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 9:55 am

Their Royal Highnesses Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge kiss on the balcony at Buckingham Palace after their wedding.
Peter Macdiarmid Getty Images

It's happened. Our first "wedding of the century." Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton were married today at Westminster Abbey.

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5:00am

Fri April 29, 2011
Space

Photos: Presidents And The American Space Program

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 9:56 am

President John F. Kennedy gets a lesson on the Saturn launch system from Wernher von Braun (center), a German rocket scientist who championed America's space exploration program, during a visit to Cape Canaveral on Nov. 16, 1963.
NASA

American Presidents have long showed their interest and fascination with space exploration.

4:03am

Fri April 29, 2011
Around the Nation

Survivors Pick Up Pieces From Deadly Twisters

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 9:56 am

Andy Page cries as he sits with his cat, Ellie, placed in a pet carrier, in his storm-demolished apartment in Trenton, Ga., on Thursday. Page has several cats, and Ellie was the last one he was looking for.
Angela Lewis AP

Gas station lines, reports of looting and the discovery of smashed heirlooms sapped survivors' energy Friday around cities shattered by the deadliest tornado outbreak in nearly four decades. President Obama arrived in devastated Alabama to console victims, while authorities worked to overcome damaged infrastructure and even a shortage of body bags in one town.

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4:00am

Fri April 29, 2011
NPR Story

London Streets Packed With Royal Watchers

The day fans of the royals have been waiting for is finally here. Hundreds of thousands of people are gathered on the streets in London to try to catch a glimpse of Prince William and his bride Kate Middleton. Renee Montagne talks to NPR's David Greene, who's been meeting well-wishers.

4:00am

Fri April 29, 2011
Europe

Westminster Abbey Packed With Wedding Guests

Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Phil Reeves, who is keeping tabs on the wedding ceremony. The events have been planned with military precision.

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