Sunday, August 20, 2017

EDITOR’S PICKS

The SpaceX CRS-12 lifted off successfully from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on Monday, on its way to deliver supplies to the International Space Station. Scheduling conflicts and ...

In 1995, Naples resident Michelle Spitzer received a college homework assignment that would lead to her owning the most successful MaidPro franchise in the nation. Spitzer moved to Naples from ...
This combination of photos show North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on April 15, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on April 29, 2017.

BY MARTHA MENDOZA SAN JOSE, California (AP) — Threatening language between the U.S. and North Korea is flaring this week. After President Donald Trump vowed to respond with “fire and ...
Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks to reporters during a news conference at ThinkAnew Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 in Tampa.

BY MIKE SCHNEIDER ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When 49 people were killed at a gay nightclub in Florida in 2016, Gov. Rick Scott publicly offered his sympathy to the victims’ ...
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly appears at event where President Donald Trump was to bestow the Medal of Honor to retired Army medic James McCloughan during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 31, 2017.

BY VIVIAN SALAMA and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Raised voices could be heard through the thick door to the Oval Office as John Kelly — then secretary of Homeland ...
White House Director of Social Media Dan Scavino, left, walks with former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus steps off Air Force One as they arrive Friday, July 28, 2017, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump says Homeland Secretary John Kelly is his new White House chief of staff.

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — His White House in turmoil, President Donald Trump abruptly announced late Friday he was appointing Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to ...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a vote as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" because of opposition and wavering within the GOP ranks.

BY ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — The resounding Senate crash of the seven-year Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law incited GOP finger-pointing Friday but ...
Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., speaks in support of transgender members of the military, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington, after President Donald Trump said he wants transgender people barred from serving in the U.S. military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption."

BY RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing ...
This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange, in lower Manhattan.

BY STAN CHOE NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes returned to records Tuesday as corporate profits continue to come in better than analysts expected. McDonald’s and Caterpillar were among ...
Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer walks down the steps of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building towards the White House, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Washington.

BY KEN THOMAS and JULIE PACE WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday over President Donald Trump’s decision to tap a camera-ready financier to lead ...
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