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Melania Trump Takes the World Stage

From turning heads in a Dolce and Gabbana coat to joking with the Pope, here’s a look at some of Melania Trump’s most memorable moments on her first trip overseas as the First Lady.
May 28, 2017 |

Hillary Clinton repeatedly tweaks Trump during a college commencement address

Hillary Clinton delivered the commencement address at her alma mater, Wellesley College, Friday, 48 years after she was the school’s first-ever student commencement speaker when she graduated in 1969. In one of her most high-profile appearances since losing the presidential election, Clinton doled out biting criticism of President Trump’s...
May 28, 2017 |

The Latest: Alabama raced clock to execute inmate

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Alabama's execution of inmate Tommy Arthur (all times local):
May 28, 2017 |

Sponsors abandon Puerto Rican parade in NY after nationalist honored

Oscar Lopez Rivera, 74, was convicted in 1981 of numerous charges, along with other members of the Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN), who sought to secure Puerto Rican independence from the United States. Rivera's sentence was commuted by former President Barack Obama, and the prisoner was freed this month.
May 28, 2017 |

Senate Widens Scope of Trump-Russia Probe

Congressman Jim Himes discusses another night of blockbuster news on the Trump-Russia investigation and the scope of the investigation into the Donald Trump campaign.
May 28, 2017 |

Trump exalts ‘great win’ for candidate charged with assault

No other leader at the G-7 meeting mentioned Thursday’s GOP victory in Montana, so President Trump praised it himself.
May 28, 2017 |

Fitbit Unravels Man’s Story About Wife’s Murder

Richard Dabate appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to the charge that he murdered his wife Connie in 2015. He told police that an intruder shot her, but her Fitbit tells a different story.
May 28, 2017 |

A day of grief in a city of pain

A native of south side Chicago, Spencer Leak Sr. has watched as his hometown and the neighborhoods where he grew up have been ripped apart by homicides in recent years, the results of an explosion of gun violence police have struggled to contain. Last year, according to the Chicago Tribune, 781 people were killed—a massive jump over 2015 when...
May 28, 2017 |

The Latest: Trump back in Washington area after 9-day trip

NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local):
May 28, 2017 |

Gianforte wins Montana special House election despite being charged with assault

Republican Greg Gianforte claimed a narrow victory in Montana’s special election for the state’s at-large congressional seat, defeating Democrat Rob Quist one day after being charged with misdemeanor assault.
May 27, 2017 |

Lawsuit: Zillow ‘Zestimates’ Are Wrong, Preventing Homes from Selling

Zillow estimates values for 110 million homes across America as “zestimates,” but many have questioned the company’s accuracy, including one homeowner who claims she can’t sell her home because of it.
May 27, 2017 |

Digital Geneva Convention needed after ransomware attack, Is the Syrian regime worried about international justice?, Friendly approach won't dissuade Kim Jong-un, Facebook Live presents ethical concerns, The economic benefits of solar and wind energy

"The cybersecurity wake-up call the world has long needed has occurred...," states an editorial. "The obvious lesson is that computer operating systems need to be kept updated with the latest security software and data regularly backed up.... But there is a wider issue, highlighted by the vulnerability having first been discovered by America’s...
May 27, 2017 |

Readers write: Inspiring story, open communication, chain of knitting

Regarding the April 24 & May 1 People Making a Difference story about Esther Zeiher: Thank you so much, Isabelle de Pommereau. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Regarding the April 10 Home Forum essay, “The mystery of knitting ... remains a mystery”: I am a knitter.
May 27, 2017 |

Montana governor slams alleged Gianforte body-slam: Yahoo interview

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock called Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte’s alleged assault of a reporter “a real wake up call” in an exclusive interview with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric, as voters in his state head to the polls today.
May 27, 2017 |

Sea Lion Attack: Child Victim’s Father Speaks Out

The father told the CBC that his family was not feeding the sea lion when it dragged his daughter underwater, but did confirm that his daughter is being treated for a possible infection.
May 27, 2017 |

‘Knuckles turning white’: Macron is a match for the Trump power handshake

Of President Trump’s many idiosyncrasies, one that stands out is his aggressive style of shaking hands, which he has bestowed upon various world leaders since taking office. Trump and the newly elected Macron met in Brussels before a NATO summit and held the customary photo op, complete with an intense handshake.
May 27, 2017 |

Man Charged With Trying to Bite Flight Attendant, Jumping Out of Plane: Cops

Tun Lon Sein tried to bite a flight attendant's hand to get to the plane's service door.
May 27, 2017 |

How artists can heal – and heal others – after tragedy

The American rock band Eagles of Death Metal was performing on stage at the Bataclan, a Paris club, when gunmen opened fire. “Music is important … It’s a talisman for helping those people heal, ” said Josh Homme, the band’s drummer, in a recent HBO documentary about their return to Paris. The documentary, “Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our...
May 27, 2017 |

Montana election victory is also a warning for Republicans

Montana’s wild election for an open US House seat is in the history books. Recommended: What do you know about Donald Trump? “There’s no question that the House is in play” in the midterms, says GOP strategist Ford O’Connell.
May 27, 2017 |

Trump at NATO: How Manchester delayed alliance's reckoning with Russia

The horrendous terrorist attack in Manchester this week gave a tragic assist to President Trump’s hopes of escaping, with a nine-day overseas trip, Washington’s focus on all things Russian. In these experts’ view, the diversion represents a failure to recognize that Vladimir Putin’s Russia and groups like the Islamic State are both adversaries of...
May 27, 2017 |

Readers write: Inspiring story, open communication, chain of knitting

Regarding the April 24 & May 1 People Making a Difference story about Esther Zeiher: Thank you so much, Isabelle de Pommereau. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Regarding the... Read More

Digital Geneva Convention needed after ransomware attack, Is the Syrian regime worried about international justice?, Friendly approach won't dissuade Kim Jong-un, Facebook Live presents ethical concerns, The economic benefits of solar and wind energy

"The cybersecurity wake-up call the world has long needed has occurred...," states an editorial. "The obvious lesson is that computer operating systems need to be kept updated with the latest... Read More

A day for Africans to rise

Across Africa on May 25, thousands of people celebrated Africa Day, an event first marked in 1963 to honor the continent’s liberation from colonial powers. The day was dubbed “Africans Rising,”... Read More