Variations of golf good for promoting the sport

It’s getting more and more difficult to define exactly what golf is. To the purist, golf is defined as a game played by hitting a little white ball into a hole on a course while swinging irons, fairway metals and a putter.

White House has ‘Celebration of America’ after canceling Eagles event

After President Donald Trump canceled Tuesday’s salute to the NFL champion Philadelphia Eagles, the White House accused the players of abandoning their fans because many had said they wouldn’t show up.

What Apple’s nav bar evolution says about the company

Remember iReview or iCards? Those tools once occupied coveted space atop one of the 100 most-visited websites in the world: Both were short-lived products. Most changes to are gradual. Rather than a splashy periodic redesign that overhauls everything, the site tends to evolve so gently that changes are barely noticeable. A cursory review […]

Medicare finances getting worse, officials say

Medicare’s financial problems have gotten worse, and Social Security’s can’t be ignored forever, the government said Tuesday in an annual assessment that amounts to a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class.

Designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide

New York fashion designer Kate Spade was found hanged in her Park Avenue apartment Tuesday morning in an apparent suicide, law enforcement officials said.

114 arrested in immigration sting in Ohio

U.S. immigration agents made more than 100 arrests Tuesday at an Ohio gardening and landscaping company, one of the largest such stings in recent years and part of the Trump administration’s growing crackdown on employers for hiring people who are in the country illegally.

Death toll from Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire climbs to 69

Guatemalan authorities put the death toll at 69, but officials said just 17 had been identified so far because the intense heat of the volcanic debris flows left most bodies unrecognizable.

David Koch stepping away from business, politics

Billionaire conservative icon David Koch is stepping down from the Koch brothers’ network of business and political activities.

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