King Charles III takes the throne

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King Charles III Takes The Throne
FILE – Prince Charles is seated next to the Queen’s crown during the State Opening of Parliament, at the Palace of Westminster in London, May 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool, File)

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles, the oldest person to ever assume the British throne, became King Charles III on Thursday following the of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II. No date has been set for his coronation.

After an apprenticeship that began as a child, Charles embodies the modernization of the British monarchy. He was the first heir not educated at home, the first to earn a…

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