Image

1:10 AM / Tuesday November 21, 2017

Stateside

Israel to pull out of United Nations cultural agency

October 12, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel plans to pull out of the United Nations’ cultural agency following the “brave and moral” decision by the United States to withdraw from UNESCO. Netanyahu said Thursday that UNESCO has become a “theater of the absurd because instead of preserving history, it distorts it.” He says he has…

Read More

21 dead in California wildfires

October 11, 2017

By JONATHAN J. COOPER and JOCELYN SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires tearing through California wine country flared up again Wednesday, destroying hundreds more homes and other buildings and leading to new evacuation orders as authorities raised the death toll to 21 and warned that the number would rise. At least 3,500 homes and businesses…

Read More

The United States & Puerto Rico: It’s Complicated

October 6, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  People sit on both sides of a destroyed bridge that crossed over the San Lorenzo de Morovis river, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, in Morovis, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. A week since the passing of Maria many are still waiting for help from anyone from the federal or Puerto Rican government….

Read More

Trump sees ‘miracle’ Puerto Rico survival, ignores critics

October 6, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz arrives at San Francisco hospital in Rio Piedras in the middle of an evacuation of about 35 patients after the failure of an electrical plant, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)   By Jill Colvin and Calvin Woodward associated press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico…

Read More

NKorean workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants

October 5, 2017

HUNCHUN, China (AP) — The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in American stores and homes. Privacy is forbidden. They cannot leave their compounds without permission. They must take the few steps to the factories in…

Read More

50 people, 200 injured at Las Vegas concert attack

October 2, 2017

📷 Sheriff Joseph Lombardo holds press conference AP–Las Vegas authorities say 50 people are dead and 200 people are wounded after a man opened fire on an outdoor concert late Sunday. Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo says officers confronted the suspect on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino across the street…

Read More

Body of Missing Va. Student Found in N.C.; FBI Hunts Killer

September 30, 2017

The body of Ashanti Billie, a 19-year-old student last seen on a U.S. naval base in Virginia, has been identified, and federal investigators are searching for her killer. The body found Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina, is that of Billie, local officials determined, the FBI announced Saturday. Billie, a culinary arts student who recently graduated…

Read More

Recent News

Go With The-Flo

CeCe Winans accepts the Spirit Award at Lisa Collins’ 20th Annual “First Ladies High Tea”

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  CeCe Winans (Photo: Jamie Lamor Thompson / Shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Lisa Collins’ 20th...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: Assistance dogs provide help and love

November 16, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior What can you tell me about assistance dogs for people with disabilities? My sister,...

Food And Beverage

A Very Versatile Holiday

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Cola and Brown Sugar Glazed Ham   Family Features When planning this year’s holiday menu,...

Entertainment

Actress Della Reese dead at 86

November 20, 2017

(LOS ANGELES) — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest...

Health

Simple ways to follow a low-glycemic eating plan for better health

November 16, 2017

BPT Adopting a diet that mainly consists of foods ranking low on the Glycemic Index (GI) can...

Oasis

God won’t let you be defeated

November 16, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs In my most recent YouTube family vlog (I love that you’re subscribing!), as I...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff