WASHINGTON — In his three months on the job, John Kelly has been credited with bringing order to a chaotic West Wing, but don’t call him a moderate. President Donald Trump’s chief of staff was the enforcer of Trump’s controversial immigration policies, has frequently criticized the president’s enemies, and this week echoed his boss’ defence of Confederate monuments.
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WINTER PARK, Fla. — A Florida couple got an extra treat on Halloween a baby Frankenstein.
Make that Oskar Gary Frankenstein, who made his entrance into the world four days late and after 14 hours of labour on Tuesday at Winter Park Memorial Hospital.
MONTICELLO, N.Y. — A woman who disappeared from upstate New York after being dropped off for a doctor’s appointment 42 years ago has been found suffering from dementia and living in an assisted-living facility in Massachusetts, authorities said.
HONOLULU — A planned voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti aboard a small sailboat didn’t start off well for two Honolulu women. One of their cellphones washed overboard and sank into the deep blue water on their first day at sea.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. — A California surfer has won a recycled surfboard contest with an entry covered with 10,000 cigarette butts.
“This is the most polluted item picked up on the beach,” creator Taylor Lane told the Orange County Register. “And no one thinks twice that you can do anything with it.”
WASHINGTON — A fallen soldier’s angry widow joined the stormy dispute with President Donald Trump over his response to her husband’s death, declaring that his failure to remember the soldier’s name in last week’s condolence call “made me cry.” He retorted Monday that the call was “very respectful” and her accusation about her husband’s name simply wasn’t true.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. — For one Sunday, the fires that staggered this small city and wiped out thousands of homes were an afterthought at Snoopy’s Home Ice In Northern California.
Excerpts of letters written by a young Barack Obama to a girlfriend. The letters were released by Emory University.
September 1982, New York City
NEW YORK — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor told college students in New York City that she sometimes feels “great turmoil” inside when she is hearing arguments on the bench, but works hard to keep her emotions and personal biases in check.
LOS ANGELES — The goofy and entertaining reign of “Jeopardy!” champ Austin Rogers is over.
The New York City bartender narrowly lost on Thursday’s show after a 12-game winning streak that netted him a total $411,000, putting him in fifth place for all-time regular season winnings.
He’s satisfied with the run, Rogers said in an interview.