Women line up to cast their vote during gubernatorial elections in Kaduna, Nigeria. Two states in Nigeria's Muslim north voted for candidates after their polls were delayed by violence that killed at least 500 last week after the oil-rich nation's presidential election.
Some 850 individuals and companies hold the highly coveted warrants to supply goods and services to the royals. They supply everything from suits to cars to chocolates to food for a royal wedding.
This illustration shows the wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in the Chapel Royal at St. James's Palace in England on Feb. 10, 1840. Queen Victoria's white ballgown changed the way brides dressed for years to come.
A five pound Royal Wedding commemorative coin, marking the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton, is seen at the Royal Mint in Cardiff, Wales, on March 16.
More than 1 million people are expected to crowd London's streets Friday for the wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. While royal fans speculate about the wedding dress, British police are fretting over security. Check out five questions (and answers) about the plan for keeping the royal family safe.
A Mexican teenager staged a hunger strike in her quest to see the royal wedding. Others have quit jobs and are camping out to get a glimpse of Prince William and Kate Middleton on Friday.
Visitors are flocking to tours that tell the highs and lows of Prince William and Kate Middleton's story – from the clothing store where she worked to royal shoemakers.
A shared agenda and their plans for their first years of married life may give Prince William and Kate Middleton an advantage in coping with the demands of public life after the wedding.
Prince William and Kate Middleton have invited 1,900 people to join them when they tie the knot Friday at Westminster Abbey. Much of the invite list is dictated by tradition and diplomacy, but 1,000 attendees were also invited as "friends and family." Here's a look at some notables on the list, from Grammy-winners to representatives criticized by the international community for violating human rights.