The days that followed the meeting with Vladimir Putin amounted to a scramble of corrections and clarifications from the West Wing. Each announcement, intended to blunt the global fallout of President Trump’s Russophilic performance, was followed by another mishap that fueled only more consternation.
The president tweeted that it was “inconceivable” that his former attorney, Michael Cohen, would tape him. But New York is a “one-party consent” state — meaning it is generally legal to record a conversation as long as at least one party agrees.
The youngest victim of the vessel that capsized in a lake during a storm was a 1-year-old girl. Her family had driven from Indianapolis to Branson, Mo.: “You don’t know how many times I wished they would’ve went to Florida,” one relative said.
Hogs are woven into the history and life of Smithfield, Va. So it has come as a shock that Smithfield Foods is closing the last smokehouse that produces the area’s signature product, the genuine Smithfield ham.
Elephants have low rates of cancer even though they have long lifespans for animals and far more cells than humans. By studying the massive animals, researchers hope to find better ways of treating or preventing the disease.