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Backstory: A very modern royal wedding

LONDON - At Reuters, planning for the marriage of Britain’s Prince Harry to American actress Meghan Markle last Saturday in Windsor, England, began back in November when the royal engagement was announced.

Helping people see the real story

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Revealing Duterte's war with data, cameras and shoe leather

I met her with Reuters colleague Manny Mogato in May 2016 in a slum in Davao City, just after its long-time mayor, Rodrigo Duterte - also known as "The Punisher" - was elected president of the Philippines. Four of Alia's sons were killed in Davao in a brutal anti-drug campaign that Duterte had vowed to take nationwide.

Backstory: Putting a spotlight on Facebook

Reuters covers dozens of high-profile Congressional hearings each year, but few draw the intensity and urgency of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to Capitol Hill this week.