Friday, May 25, 2018

Nation & World

‘Eerie’ blue flames burn in cracks caused by Hawaii volcano

‘Eerie’ blue flames burn in cracks caused by Hawaii volcano

HONOLULU — Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as the Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering insight into a new dimension in the volcano’s weeks-long eruption...
Updated: 8 hours ago
President Trump wrote a letter to Kim Jong Un cancelling their June meeting. Read it here.

President Trump wrote a letter to Kim Jong Un cancelling their June meeting. Read it here.

WASHINGTON — Below is the full text of the letter President Donald Trump sent to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un: Dear Mr. Chairman: We greatly appreciate your time, patience, and effort with respect to our recent negotiations and discussions relative to a...
Published: 05/24/18
Yulia Skripal says recovery from poisoning ‘slow, painful’

Yulia Skripal says recovery from poisoning ‘slow, painful’

LONDON — Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with her ex-spy father in a nerve agent attack, said Wednesday her recovery has been "slow and painful," and that she hopes to return to her home in Russia someday. In her first appearance on camera since the ...
Published: 05/23/18
Video: Trump admitted he attacks press to shield himself from negative coverage, Lesley Stahl says

Video: Trump admitted he attacks press to shield himself from negative coverage, Lesley Stahl says

One of the foremost broadcast journalists in the country said this week that President Donald Trump admitted to her that his relentless attacks on the press was a strategy to discredit reporters and news media organizations to shield himself from neg...
Published: 05/23/18
Months of inaction led 20 Republicans in Congress to take a stand on immigration

Months of inaction led 20 Republicans in Congress to take a stand on immigration

WASHINGTON — Before they were "dreamers," they were just neighbors to California Republican Rep. Jeff Denham.They played basketball with his kids. They were the pride of the immigrant families upon which the Central Valley’s agricultural economy reli...
Published: 05/21/18
France takes a step forward in fighting catcallers but falls short on setting age of consent

France takes a step forward in fighting catcallers but falls short on setting age of consent

Men who whistle and catcall women on the streets of France may soon face stiff punishment.On Wednesday, lawmakers in the National Assembly - France’s lower house of Parliament - passed measures to curb sexual violence. Among them: People caught haras...
Published: 05/20/18
Clare Waight Keller designs Markle’s sleek wedding dress

Clare Waight Keller designs Markle’s sleek wedding dress

WINDSOR, England — Clare Waight Keller is the master British designer behind the silk boat-necked gown and long billowing veil worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the flower-bedecked nave of St. George’s Chapel for her wedding to Prince Harry.Th...
Published: 05/19/18
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wed in Windsor as millions watch

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wed in Windsor as millions watch

WINDSOR, England — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other’s eyes and pledged their eternal love Saturday as they married at St. George’s Chapel in front of hundreds of celebrity guests and millions of viewers around the world.The Americ...
Published: 05/19/18
Teen held in Texas attack is said to have used father’s guns

Teen held in Texas attack is said to have used father’s guns

SANTA FE, Texas — The Texas student charged in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School described planning the attack in private journals, including a plan to kill himself, posted an image on Facebook of a "Born to Kill" shirt and used his father’...
Published: 05/18/18

‘DO SOMETHING:’ Parkland students angry after Texas shooting

PARKLAND — Survivors of the school shooting in Parkland took to social media to express outrage and heartbreak after the Friday school shooting in Texas, where authorities say a gunman opened fire, killing 10 people.The shooting at Santa Fe High Sch...
Published: 05/18/18