Monday, October 23, 2017

EDITOR’S PICKS

In this April 15, 2011, file photo, a bottle of Johnson's baby powder is displayed in San Francisco.

BY ROBERT JABLON LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson ...
In this Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, photo, damage is left after Hurricane Irma hit Barbuda.

BY DESMOND BOYLAN and BEN FOX CAIBARIEN, Cuba (AP) — Hurricane Irma battered the Turks and Caicos Islands early Friday and Cuba evacuated tourists from beachside resorts as the fearsome ...
Motorists head north of Key Largo, Fla., on US 1, in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017.

BY JENNIFER KAY and GARY FINEOUT MIAMI (AP) — Florida residents picked store shelves clean and long lines formed at gas pumps Wednesday as Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 monster ...
A drives moves through flood waters left behind by Hurricane Harvey, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, in Aransas Pass, Texas.

BY FRANK BAJAK CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Harvey spun deeper into Texas and unloaded extraordinary amounts of rain Saturday after the once-fearsome hurricane crashed into vulnerable homes and businesses ...
Mavis Wanczyk, of Chicopee, Mass., stands by a poster of her winnings during a news conference where she claimed the $758.7 million Powerball prize at Massachusetts State Lottery headquarters, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Braintree, Mass.

BY BOB SALSBERG BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A 53-year-old Massachusetts hospital worker stepped forward Thursday to claim the biggest undivided lottery jackpot in U.S. history — a $758.7 million Powerball ...
In this photo released by the Royal Malaysian Navy, the U.S guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision, off Johor, Malaysia, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.

BY LOLITA C. BALDOR, ANNABELLE LIANG and STEPHEN WRIGHT SINGAPORE (AP) — The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation Monday into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet ...

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’ ...
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