President Trump used a prime-time address to rally support for a new strategy for the U.S. war in Afghanistan, taking greater ownership of a protracted conflict that he had long dismissed as a waste of time and resources. While Trump did not specify the expected increase in troop levels, congressional officials said the administration has told them it will be about 4,000.
Millions of Americans gasped and groaned as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years zoomed across the country, dazzling many but disappointing some whose view was obscured by clouds. We were mercifully distracted from the dire news of the world, at least briefly.
A man and his partner asked for one dish with two spoons, but the server at a restaurant that boasts it is among the most romantic in America said, “It wouldn’t look right with two gentlemen eating out of the same sundae.”
Kaisy has an aggressive, inoperable, uncurable, 100-percent lethal brain cancer. So her family is draining all their savings to pay for treatments in Mexico — trips that cost $33,000 every three weeks — that they believe are a miracle cure.
The deal is a major step forward for the oft-delayed light-rail project and is expected to be signed next week, ending worries that the Purple Line might fall victim to the Trump administration’s desire to trim transit spending.
Loud outbursts occurred until a judge ordered Antonio Williams to undergo a mental health evaluation. He has been charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of the three girls, all younger than 10, who were in his care.
The Air Force awarded Boeing and Northrop Grumman contracts worth more than $328 million each and the chance to compete for the final phase of the project to rebuild a critical component of the nuclear arsenal.