DENVER — A man trying to eat a half-pound glazed doughnut in 80 seconds as part of a Denver doughnut shop’s eating challenge choked to death, one of two people who died in such contests this past weekend.
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SAN DIEGO — U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel is once again reflecting on his second-oldest case a nearly seven-year-old lawsuit alleging that Donald Trump defrauded students of the now-defunct Trump University before he was president.
The filings fill millions of pages. There were 65 depositions, including three of Trump.
TACOMA, Wash. — Their hug was silent, their smiles broad. After more than six weeks in custody, a Mexican man who had been arrested despite his participation in a program designed to prevent the deportation of those brought to the U.S. illegally as children was freed Wednesday pending deportation proceedings.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world’s oldest and most experienced spacewoman has just set another record, this time for spacewalking.
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson floated out on the eighth spacewalk of her career Thursday morning, 250 miles up at the International Space Station. That’s the most spacewalks ever performed by a woman.
CHERRY HILL, N.J. — A New Jersey man wanted only one thing for his 100th birthday. Bill Hansen wanted to return to his old job.
Hutchinson Plumbing, Heating and Cooling in Cherry Hill on Monday welcomed the retired permit co-ordinator back. There was a birthday cake and a standing ovation before Hansen got back to work.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — A 94-year-old Indiana woman is celebrating 44 years of working at McDonald’s.
The Evansville Courier & Press reports (http://bit.ly/2n9mtLj ) friends and co-workers threw a party for Loraine Maurer, of Evansville, last week.
BOSTON — A diary kept by a young John F. Kennedy during his brief stint as a journalist after World War II is being auctioned.
TOKYO — North Korea has a criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump he probably wasn’t expecting: He’s too much like Barack Obama.
NEW ORLEANS — A judge presided, and the beaming couple embraced teary-eyed well-wishers when it was over. It wasn’t a wedding, but it brought Viet Anh Vo and Heather Pham a bit closer to marriage.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Some juvenile offenders in Massachusetts are offered a choice straight out of “Hamlet”: to act or not to act.
Shakespeare & Company, a theatre company in Lenox, works with the courts to get youngsters who run afoul of the law sentenced to perform works of Shakespeare on stage as an alternative to community service or juvenile detention.