In a league of her own

Claire Smith made history last week by becoming the first female and fourth Black to receive Baseball Hall of Fame award. BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Sports...

Remembering Dick Gregory

Groundbreaking comedian and civil rights activist dies at 84 BY DENNIS MCLELLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Dick Gregory, who became the first Black stand-up comic to break the...

The best and worst things to buy in August

Back-to-school supplies, yes. No on 50-inch TV and fall fashion. BY JODI O’CONNELL GOBANKINGRATES.COM/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE While the summer doesn’t officially end until late September, August signifies...

Courthouse keeps Emmett Till’s memory alive

An all-White male jury acquitted two men for the murder of the teen 62 years ago this month. BY FREDERICK H. LOWE TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE The Emmett...

How much it costs to stock average family refrigerator

BY JODI O’CONNELL GOBANKINGRATES.COM/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Home refrigerators were originally used to store just a few perishable essentials like meat and milk. In fact, the first...

HURRICANE IRMA – Thank the meteorologists for lives spared

Forecasting, satellite monitoring and government planning have dramatically improved in recent decades. BY MATT PEARCE, MOLLY HENNESSY-FISKE AND EVAN HALPER LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS NAPLES – During a...

OPERATION ORGANIZATION

Plan your way to success this school year From Family Features Each new school year can feel like getting caught in a whirlwind of activity. Before...

Cruise lines shorten some trips, cancel others

BY HUGO MARTIN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Hurricane Irma has put a temporary halt to operations at Florida’s usually bustling cruise ports, forcing cruise companies to cancel...

SURVIVOR’S STORY: They were trying to kill me

Hip-hop artist describes beating in Charlottesville that left him with head wound, other injuries BY DAVID S. CLOUD TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — As a gang...

Farrakhan to headline family summit in Atlanta

A Family Summit and Conference featuring Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan is Aug. 25-27 in Atlanta. The three-day summit and conference is centered on...

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