Jill Biden honors Jacqueline Kennedy’s preservation legacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Jill Biden paid tribute Friday to Jacqueline Kennedy, a predecessor 60 years ago, for her pivotal role in preventing the teardown of historic buildings on iconic Lafayette Square near the White House. Biden helped the White House Historical Association, an organization that Kennedy helped spearhead, unveil a medallion of the […]

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No one knows their way around the kitchen better than the Barefoot Contessa herself, Ina Garten. When we want to make something delicious and beautiful, we look to her cookbooks, website and show for advice. She’s there for us when we need cookware recommendations too. When we saw that her No. 1 cast iron pan […]

McCarthy unveils House GOP’s midterm agenda in Pennsylvania

MONONGAHELA, Pa. (AP) — House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy on Friday confronted President Joe Biden and the Democratic majority in Congress with a conservative midterm election agenda filled with Trump-like promises, working not only to win over voters but to hold together the uneasy coalition of his own party that has struggled to govern. McCarthy, […]

Elton John playing White House lawn as part of farewell tour

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elton John was all in on a plan to perform at the White House before the world-famous rockin’ piano player hangs it up — he says — for good. John was swinging by the South Lawn on Friday night for a show he’s calling “A Night When Hope and History Rhyme,” a […]

Lawyer: Teen a worry months before Michigan school shooting

DETROIT (AP) — Some teachers and a counselor at a Michigan high school were aware of a teen’s troubling interest in guns and violence months before he was accused of fatally shooting four students and wounding others, a lawyer representing victims’ families said Thursday. “From literally the beginning of school, Ethan Crumbley was evidencing signs […]

Alabama halts execution because of time, IV access concerns

Officials escort murder suspect Alan Eugene Miller away from the Pelham City Jail in Ala., on Aug. 5, 1999. (Dave Martin/AP)ASSOCIATED PRESS ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials called off the Thursday lethal injection of a man convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting because of time concerns and trouble accessing the inmate’s veins. Alabama Corrections […]

Panama launch of futuristic oceanfront home goes sideways

COLON, Panama (AP) — The unveiling of a futuristic luxury model home on Panama’s Caribbean coast tanked Thursday when the SeaPod Eco prototype perched above the water on a column slumped onto an adjacent dock. Developer Ocean Builders said in a statement that the sleek white home began to “destabilize” at the end of the […]

U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North

By Josh Smith    BUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) -A U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Friday for the first time in about four years, set to join other military vessels in a show of force intended to send a message to North Korea.    USS Ronald Reagan and ships from its accompanying strike group docked […]

Special master asks Trump team to back up claim FBI planted evidence

The special master assigned to review the documents taken during the August search of Mar-a-Lago is asking former President Trump to back up his claim that the FBI planted evidence on his Florida property. Judge Raymond Dearie, the special master selected after being out forth by Trump, told his attorneys they would need to submit […]

New Orlando terminal is $2.8 billion bet on Florida tourism

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Visitors to the new terminal at Orlando International Airport may want to wear sunscreen, shades and a floppy hat. Sun rays beaming through the windows of its soaring ceilings don’t just peck at the passing passengers — they practically smooch them as if they were spending a day at the beach. […]

White House: GOP abortion ban would mean a nationwide crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists say a Republican-led proposal to ban abortion nationwide after 15 weeks would endanger the health of women and have severe consequences for physicians.  “If passed and enacted, this bill would create a nationwide health crisis, imperiling the health and lives of […]