The U.S. Navy has informed lawmakers of its intent to pursue a block purchase of two Ford-class aircraft carriers, Senator Tim Kaine's office said on Monday, a step officials have said could save billions of dollars as the Trump administration tries to expand the size of the fleet. Thanks to social media, the ring was returned to its owner on Christmas Day!
After orchestras severed ties, Daniele Gatti and Charles Dutoit are appearing across Europe, and Mr. Gatti is the new music director of the Rome Opera. Make a paella to feed a crowd. And, for New Years, make a steak Diane and turn in early. The couple have been sharing photos of their holiday on Instagram and one user brought up the couple's wealth in a now deleted comment, with Kate quickly firing back. (Reuters Health) - One third of U.S. adults say they sleep less than six hours a night, which is 15 percent more than were getting too little sleep 15 years ago, researchers say.
Facing an economic landscape that threatened to leave it behind, Notre Dame has begun to leverage one of its most valuable assets its century-old mystique.
A growing number of businesses are encouraging their employees to work when their bodies are most awake. Hurricane Irmas deadly tear through the Caribbean will hobble the regions multi-billion dollar tourism industry for months, just as hotels, airlines, and cruises were gearing up for the regions peak winter season. The freshman class of representatives is historically young and diverse. It also includes Ms. Shalala, a former Clinton administration official who at 77 will be one of the oldest true freshmen. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's alliance won Bangladesh's election with a thumping majority, the country's Election Commission said on Monday, giving her a third straight term following a vote that the opposition rejected as rigged.
Vegas, which reached the Stanley Cup finals last season, has spent most of this season near the bottom of the standings before heating up in the past few weeks.
The British Foreign Office released a list of the oddest phone calls it received this year from Britons abroad. The British police said they had detained a suspect at the station in northern England. A police officer was among those hurt, officials said.