My 6-year-old daughter recently told me how her best friend's mother is always at school. This mom volunteers for library, for swimming, for the health walk and even made a papier-mâché spaceship for one of their class projects. Meanwhile I, who must cram in my work before my kids get home at 1:30 p.m., had penciled myself in for one library slot. Mari felt bad about it. So did I. "I'm sorry," I told Mari. "I'm working." "When I grow I up," Mari declared. "I won't work so I can come to school with my kids."
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has canceled a planned trip to the Summit of the Americas in Peru, the White House announced Tuesday, citing a need to remain in the United States to monitor the U.S. response to a suspected chemical attack in Syria. Vice President Mike Pence will travel to the gathering instead, according to a statement by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
The grave was shallow but still prepared with a strange kind of attentiveness. It took a search dog only five minutes to discover the body 250 yards down a trail twisting through the woods in Fairfield, Maine. Valerie Tieman - officially missing for 11 days - was found wrapped in an orange, black and white blanket, the Central Maine Morning Sentinel would later report.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., gave birth Monday to a baby girl, the first time a sitting senator has delivered a child and one of just 10 female lawmakers to bear a child while serving in Congress.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump lashed out Tuesday at prosecutors for the raid of his longtime personal attorney's Manhattan office, home and hotel room, saying it violated attorney-client privilege. "Attorney - client privilege is dead!" the president said on Twitter. Moments later, he fired off another brief early morning tweet: "A TOTAL WITCH HUNT!!!"
Aboard the International Space Station, an astronaut's life is typically work, exercise, rest, repeat. But what if your chance of having the right stuff for NASA's astronaut corps is, to say the least, minimal?
Seven top officials of the website Backpage.com, long accused of facilitating child sex trafficking, have been arrested after a grand jury in Phoenix issued a 93-count indictment alleging conspiracy, facilitating prostitution and money laundering. The arrests come after the government seized all of Backpage's websites around the world on Friday.
A conservative commentator at a Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned television station in St. Louis has resigned after a statement he made threatening to sexually assault David Hogg drew harsh criticism and sparked the beginnings of an advertiser boycott. Jamie Allman, who hosts a nightly news show on KDNL, a Sinclair-owned ABC affiliate in St. Louis, as well as a morning FM radio show, wrote on Twitter that he was "hanging out getting ready," to sexually assault David Hogg with "a hot poker."
Michael Cohen, the longtime attorney of President Donald Trump, is under federal investigation for possible bank fraud, wire fraud and campaign finance violations, according to a person with knowledge of the case.
The FBI raided the office of President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer Michael Cohen, who has been a key figure in legal matters including the investigations into Russian election meddling and a payment to an adult film actress.