Missing 6-year-old girl, her father found safe

A search has been called off for a missing 6-year-old girl and her father. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office announcing early Friday morning that the pair have found safe. Officers said they responded Thursday night to Baymeadows Road East near Interstate 295 after Jazlynn Marie Kilgore, 6, and her father, 40-year-old Xavier Kilgore, were reported missing. […]

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Dr. Fauci gave a blunt assessment of how the US is handling the coronavirus pandemic: Not great

Top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci said the “striking” transmission efficiency of the coronavirus has created the “perfect storm.” “Not to be hyperbolic about it — it really is the perfect storm and [an] infectious disease and public health person’s worst nightmare,” Fauci said at an event hosted by the news website The […]

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Coronavirus: Free testing available in San Mateo County next week

REDWOOD CITY — San Mateo County residents can get tested for COVID-19 for free at the following sites next week: July 13: San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo July 14-15: Jefferson Union High School District Office, 699 Serramonte Blvd., Daly City July 16-17: 2160 Euclid Ave., East Palo Alto The sites […]

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The US placed sanctions on 4 Chinese Communist Party officials over abuse of Uighur Muslims

Four Chinese officials were sanctioned by the United States over the abuse of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang.  Xinjiang Public Security Bureau as an entity also faced sanctions.  Chen Quanguo, a leading member of the powerful Politburo was one of the four officials to received sanctions.  China has been accused of torturing and abusing the Turkic […]

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Ravinia names Jeffrey P. Haydon new president and CEO

Patrons arrive at Ravinia’s main gate for a summer evening concert. | Sun-Times file Haydon brings more than two decades of cultural arts management/programming experience to his new post. The Ravinia Festival in Highland Park has hired Jeffrey P. Haydon as president and CEO, it was announced early Friday morning. Haydon will replace Welz Kauffman, […]

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Trump slams Chicago crime in Hannity interview as WH press secretary Kayleigh McEnany highlights city’s young victims of violence

At Thursday’s briefing, Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany invokes names of youth victims of gun violence, including children from Chicago. | Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images At Thursday’s briefing, Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany invokes the names of youth victims of gun violence, including children from Chicago. President Donald Trump on Thursday, suggesting again he may sidestep […]

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Depp under pressure in cross-examination at Sun libel case

Johnny Depp is back in the witness box for a third day Thursday at the trial of his libel suit against a tabloid newspaper that called him a “wife-beater.” Depp is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, and the paper’s executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an April 2018 article that said he’d physically […]

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Watch Young Sohn, Corporate President and CSO of Samsung Electronics, interview Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Axel Springer, about the transformation of digital media and innovative technologies reshaping possibilities for the future

The global pandemic has exposed the world to new threats and vulnerabilities, but also many new opportunities. In the new Samsung interview series “The Next Wave with Young Sohn – Where Digital Media meets Innovative Tech,” Samsung President and Chief Strategy Officer Young Sohn unpacks the brave new world of technology and business with some […]

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AP Was There: Nadal edges Federer 9-7 in 5th at Wimbledon

-EDITOR’S NOTE — Tennis history is filled with wonderful rivalries, and so many are remembered because of matchups in Wimbledon finals. The Associated Press is republishing stories about a handful of such matches while the canceled grass-court Grand Slam tournament was supposed to be played. One memorable head-to-head rivalry is Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal, […]

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AP Was There: Nadal edges Federer 9-7 in 5th at Wimbledon

-EDITOR’S NOTE — Tennis history is filled with wonderful rivalries, and so many are remembered because of matchups in Wimbledon finals. The Associated Press is republishing stories about a handful of such matches while the canceled grass-court Grand Slam tournament was supposed to be played. One memorable head-to-head rivalry is Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal, […]

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Chris Kenna is a CEO and diversity expert who counts Unilever, L’Oréal, and Amazon among his clients. Here are his 5 tips for every leader to make their company more inclusive

Chris Kenna is CEO and founder of Brand Advance, an advertising company that advises brands on appealing to a more diverse consumer base. In light of the Black Lives Matter movement, companies are re-evaluating their approach to inclusion and diversity. A Mckinsey & Co report suggests diversified firms outperform their competitors by 36%, however the […]

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Miss Manners: These men ask how tall I am, then they get even ruder

DEAR MISS MANNERS: I am a tall woman and am frequently asked my height by men and women alike. While I find it mildly annoying, I can shrug it off easily enough. (I’ve never understood why asking someone’s weight or age is considered rude, but asking about height is fair game.) Judith Martin But how […]

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Dear Abby: It’s exhausting being with this woman I have a crush on

DEAR ABBY: My longtime friend “Bonnie” and I have been reconnecting during COVID, mostly via text and video chatting. Jeanne Phillips She’s recently moved back to my area (she’s in the military), so we spent a weekend together helping her move in. It was exhausting and stressful, and her drinking concerned me. I know drinking […]

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Dear Abby: It’s exhausting being with this woman I have a crush on

DEAR ABBY: My longtime friend “Bonnie” and I have been reconnecting during COVID, mostly via text and video chatting. Jeanne Phillips  She’s recently moved back to my area (she’s in the military), so we spent a weekend together helping her move in. It was exhausting and stressful, and her drinking concerned me. I know drinking […]

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Man charged with fatally stabbing 96-year-old woman in Gresham

A man was charged with the fatal stabbing of a 96-year-old woman July 7, 2020, in Gresham. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times file photo The stabbing left 96-year-old Myrtis Jackson dead and a 73-year-old woman seriously injured. A man is facing felony charges after allegedly stabbing a 96-year-old woman to death and seriously wounding a 73-year-old woman […]

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