Daily Archives: May 5, 2018

  • Jobless Rate Looks Like Old Times, but the Economy Doesn’t

    Jobless Rate Looks Like Old Times, but the Economy Doesn’t

    President Trump crowed about the landmark on Friday, tweeting, “4% is Broken!” JUST OUT: 3.9% Unemployment. 4% is Broken! In the meantime, WITCH HUNT! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 4, 2018 The steady-as-she-goes economy has produced a record 91 straight months of job growth. That may represent a healthier foundation than the dot-com era,…


  • Will Kanye West Attend the Met Gala?

    Will Kanye West Attend the Met Gala?

    Last year at the Met Gala, Kanye West was noticeably absent from wife Kim Kardashian West‘s side when she made her return to the red carpet months after her traumatic Paris robbery and his hospitalization. But amid the rapper and Yeezy designer’s latest drama, including controversial tweets supporting President Donald J. Trump, explosive comments calling…


  • Trump disputes lawyer on Stormy Daniels

    Trump disputes lawyer on Stormy Daniels

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump on Giuliani: ‘He’ll get his facts straight’ US President Donald Trump has said his new lawyer will “get his facts straight” about a legal case involving claims of an affair with a porn star. Rudy Giuliani this week contradicted Mr Trump’s statements distancing himself from hush…


  • Back-To-Back Earthquakes Strike Hawaii As Volcano Continues To Erupt

    Back-To-Back Earthquakes Strike Hawaii As Volcano Continues To Erupt

    HONOLULU ― Powerful back-to-back earthquakes shook the island of Hawaii on Friday as lava from Kilauea volcano continued to erupt from cracks in streets in surrounding neighborhoods. The first strong earthquake registered as a magnitude of 5.4 and originated at a depth of 4.29 miles on the south flank of Kilauea volcano. One hour later,…



  • How the Skakel-Moxley Murder Case Unfolded Over Four Decades

    How the Skakel-Moxley Murder Case Unfolded Over Four Decades

    [Read More: Greenwich Neighborhood Recalls Slaying of High School Girl in ’75] JUNE 1977 Nearly two years after the teenager’s death, many Greenwich residents wonder why a broad police investigation has yielded no arrests. Martha was last seen alive on the lawn of a friend, Thomas Skakel, 17, Michael’s older brother. The brothers are nephews…



  • Waymo self-driving minivan involved in crash in Arizona

    Waymo self-driving minivan involved in crash in Arizona

    A self-driving vehicle operated by Waymo was involved in a crash in Chandler, Arizona, on Friday afternoon, according to local news stations. Images of the crash scene showed a Waymo minivan with its side caved in and another vehicle with a smashed front end. There were minor injuries reported at the scene. Chandler police said…


  • Iowa governor signs restrictive abortion ban known as ‘heartbeat bill’

    Iowa governor signs restrictive abortion ban known as ‘heartbeat bill’

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  • Trump: NK summit plans set; US troop drawdown not on table

    Trump: NK summit plans set; US troop drawdown not on table

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered his latest teaser Friday for a historic U.S. summit with North Korea: The time and place have been set but he’s not saying when and where. The White House did, however, announce the details of a separate meeting later this month between Trump and South Korean President Moon…