Audio of a Gold Star widow’s conversation with President Donald Trump, who called to offer his condolences for the loss of her husband, was released on Friday. After her husband, a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army, was killed while serving in Afghanistan, President Trump called her to offer his deepest sympathies, The Washington Post reports: “Gold star widow Natasha De Alencar released the audio of a phone conversation she had with President Donald Trump in April about the death of her husband who was killed in Afghanistan. “‘I am so sorry to hear about the whole situation. What a horrible thing, except that he’s an unbelievable hero,’ Trump told her in the call about her husband Army Staff Sgt.
A California mother is speaking out to remind autumn revelers across the country of a common danger that may be lurking in pumpkin patches.
Siblings can have complicated relationships. Like any familial bond, the relationship between siblings is meant to nourish and support and be a source of joy and fun. However, life gets much more complicated than that. Even good relationships between siblings can encounter rough times and serious issues. That’s just with most people- most people aren’t famous actors and actresses whose work and personal lives are ritualistically observed by millions of people every day. When one or more siblings are involved with that kind of pressure and publicity, relationships can get seriously taut. There are plenty of examples of actor siblings who have maintained close relationships and not let the pressure
If you hate the middle seat on a plane, you probably won’t like the new seat configuration on United Airlines Boeing 777s. The Chicago-based company announced that it is the latest carrier to reconfigure the seating on the Boeing 777-200 to add 21 additional seats. The plane, to be used starting this winter primarily for long-haul flights, will have 50 lie-flat business class seats - known as Polaris seats - and 242 economy seats. United said it plans to configure about 90 Boeing 777-200 planes over the next few years. The good news is that the legroom for the economy seats will remain about the same as before. The distance between the back of one seat and the back of the next - known as the
For the second time this month, a Catholic high school from outside of the city forfeited a football game rather than play at Chicago Hope Academy’s West Side field, citing safety concerns. The decision disappointed Hope Academy school leaders and students, who were planning a “senior night” that would have coincided with the football game, and who said they felt that characterizing the area as unsafe wasn’t fair. The school organized a touch football game instead Friday between teachers and students. Hope Academy was supposed to play Bishop McNamara Friday night, but the Catholic school in Kankakee declined to play the scheduled game at Altgeld Park in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Australian models Kate Wasley and Georgia Gibbs went viral a few months ago when Gibbs posted a photo that emphasized the friends' different body shapes.
Graphic photos released Friday allow the public to see for the first time how Chicago teen Kenneka Jenkins was found dead in a freezer, but her family says the images raise more questions than answers.
Oct 21, 2017
Its nearly time to come out of the shadows and step into the light of day. If you have been busy working behind the scenes, your unseen contribution to a cause is about to be celebrated. But you dont ...