Queen Elizabeth II leaves the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, central London, following the State Opening of Parliament Wednesday May 9, 2012. Queen Elizabeth II said Wednesday that Britain's ... more 
Queen Elizabeth II leaves the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, central London, following the State Opening of Parliament Wednesday May 9, 2012. Queen Elizabeth II said Wednesday that Britain's government plans to finally reform the centuries-old House of Lords and introduce direct elections for members. (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire, Pool) less 
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Wed, May 9, 2012 10:01 AM EDT