With a sharp departure from years and sometimes decades of U.S.
The Associated Press
What makes a private sexual encounter newsworthy? A little known website raised that very question after publishing an unidentified woman’s vivid account of comedian Aziz Ansari’s sexual advances while the two were on a date.
The Sundance Film Festival has always been a place for boundary-pushing programming, but from the Me Too movement, to diversity and representation in film and even the current presidency, this year the snowy mountain town of Park City, Utah, is primed to be an epicenter of conversation around some of the most burning issues of the day.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That’s the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully fashioned by U.S. health officials.
RATON, N.M. (AP) — A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated pilots died in a fiery helicopter crash in a remote area in the U.S. state of New Mexico.
HAVANA (AP) — On a sweltering early summer afternoon in Miami’s Little Havana, President Donald Trump told a cheering Cuban-American crowd that he was rolling back some of Barack Obama’s opening to Cuba in order to starve the island’s military run economy of U.S.
Pope Francis accused victims of Chile’s most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.
WASHINGTON (AP) — He once called himself “pro-choice.” But a year into his presidency, Donald Trump is stepping to the forefront of his administration’s efforts to roll back abortion rights.
And though his record is mixed and a midterm election looms, abortion opponents say they have not felt so optimistic in at least a decade.
Vice President Mike Pence is making his fifth visit to Israel, returning to a region he’s visited “a million times” in his heart.
Hugh Wilson, an award-winning director and writer with a knack for broad and witty comedy whose credits ranged from the raucous film “Police Academy” to the popular sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died at age 74.
FREEPORT — Sally W. Rand, 91, of South Freeport Road, Freeport, died in her home on January 9, 2018. She was born in Boston, MA., a daughter of Robert Shurtleff Wallace and Sarah Elizabeth Yeager Wallace.
“For surely I know the plans I have for you says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.” Jeremiah 29:11
Living with Uncertainty
SALT LAKE CITY
The 93-year-old former heart surgeon named Tuesday as the new president of the Mormon Church signaled his intention to make few changes in policy regarding the role of women and LGBT issues — two topics that the faith has grappled with in recent years.
Robert Breckenridge, a member of the Second Congregational Church UCC in Newcastle, is heading out on a mission trip.
When my 18-year-old son recently had his wisdom teeth removed, I joked that this was his rite of passage.