Hubert de Givenchy, a French designer whose fashions influenced haute couture in the 1950s and '60s and transformed his close friend, actress Audrey Hepburn, into a style legend, died March 10 at 91. The death was announced by artistic director of Givenchy, Clare Waight Keller. No other information was immediately available.
Seven of the patients were dead, and two more were dying of a rare chronic, progressive lung disease that can be treated but not cured. It's estimated that about 200,000 people in the United States have Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) at any one time. But the common denominator of a small group of patients at a Virginia clinic over a 15-year period is worrying the Centers for Disease Control: Eight were dentists; a ninth was a dental technician.
A helicopter plunged into the frigid waters of New York City's East River on Sunday night, killing five of the six people on board, authorities said. The red helicopter crashed into the river near Roosevelt Island, between Manhattan and Queens, at about 7 p.m., police said. Videos captured by witnesses show the helicopter descending quickly, capsizing and tilting onto its side, its rotor blades still spinning in the water.
WASHINGTON - The White House on Sunday vowed to help provide "rigorous firearms training" to some schoolteachers and formally endorsed a bill to tighten the federal background checks system, but backed off President Donald Trump's earlier call to raise the minimum age to purchase some guns to 21 years old from 18 years old.
President Donald Trump claimed Saturday to have the backing of the leaders of China and Japan for his high-risk plan to hold a summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. In posts to his Twitter account, Trump said his decision to agree to a meeting with Kim - which caught Asian capitals, and many in his own administration, by surprise - was being viewed as a positive step by leaders who watched nervously as U.S.-North Korea tensions escalated.
The war veterans chosen for rehabilitation are carefully selected at The Pathway Home, somewhere at the intersection of significant need and a willingness to get better. The few selected must want to be there. Former Army infantryman Albert Wong, before he killed three clinicians and himself Friday at the Pathway Home's facility in Yountville, California, was not doing as well as his fellow veterans seeking care for issues like post-traumatic stress disorder.
More than 16 months ago, Stormy Daniels signed a confidentiality agreement that prohibited her from discussing her alleged affair with Donald Trump. Or his business. Or his children. Or his "alleged children."
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump plans to attend the Summit of the Americas gathering next month in Peru, the White House announced Saturday - a visit that may underscore tensions in the region over the administration's policies on immigration and trade.
The National Rifle Association on Friday filed a lawsuit in federal district court over Florida lawmakers' approval of a broad package of gun-control and school security measures, as the gun rights group contended the bill violates the Second Amendment of the Constitution with a provision raising the minimum age to purchase rifles from 18 to 21.
President Donald Trump's wish for a military parade in Washington on Veterans Day has been granted.