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Queen Elizabeth II poses in her coronation attire in the throne room of Buckingham Palace in London, after her coronation on June 2, 1953. AP hide caption

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Queen Elizabeth II, the monarch who brought stability to a changing nation

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (shown here in New York City in September), won the latest stage in her long-running privacy lawsuit against a newspaper publisher over its publication of parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father Thomas Markle after she married Prince Harry in 2018. Stefan Jeremiah/AP hide caption

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, have named their daughter Lilibet Diana, paying tribute to Queen Elizabeth II and the late Princess Diana. Chris Jackson/Getty Images hide caption

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Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, seen here last week in London, conferred with other members of the royal family on Monday to discuss their status going forward. Daniel Leal-Olivas/Getty Images hide caption

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, also known as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, have announced that they will step back from certain royal duties. The couple is seen here on Tuesday in London. Chris Jackson/Getty Images hide caption

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Prince Andrew also answered questions about Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre, but he maintained that he "had no recollection" of meeting her. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Virginia Roberts Giuffre appears on Tuesday outside a Manhattan court where sexual assault victims addressed the media concerning allegations against the late Jeffrey Epstein. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Bishop Michael Bruce Curry delivering the sermon during the wedding ceremony of Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and US actress Meghan Markle in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. OWEN HUMPHREYS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle greet tourists from the glossy surface of a postcard sold Friday in Windsor. The pair — the real people, not their images, we mean — will wed at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday. Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In this May 2, 2018 photograph provided by Kensington Palace, Britain's Princess Charlotte cuddles her brother Prince Louis, on her third birthday, at Kensington Palace, in London. Duchess of Cambridge/AP hide caption

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Actor Meghan Markle and Prince Harry attend the Wheelchair Tennis on Day 3 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 at Nathan Philips Square in September. Karwai Tang/WireImage hide caption

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Geologists studied these scraps of diamond leftover from the shaping of big jewels. Evan Smith/Gemological Institute of America hide caption

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Big Diamonds Bring Scientists A Message From Superdeep Earth

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