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Queen’s 65-year reign a milestone in a record-breaking life

LONDON — On Monday, Queen Elizabeth II marks her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first British monarch to reign for 65 years. It’s just one of many milestones the queen has marked in her nine decades. Here’s are some other significant numbers about her record-breaking life and reign:‚Äî Elizabeth assumed the throne on the death of her father, King George VI, on Feb. 6, 1952.

New Jersey Girl Scout benefits from cookie review

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — A Girl Scout from New Jersey is benefiting from her brutally honest review of the cookies that she sells.

Charlotte McCourt, of South Orange, emailed her father’s friend, who was interested in buying cookies for troops stationed overseas. She told him some of cookies’ descriptions were false advertising and she rated the cookies on a scale of 1 to 10.