North Salem's Letterman's Final 'Late Show' Features Stars, Ex-Presidents05/21/2015 16:13The era ended last night (or early this morning, for United Kingdom readers), as Letterman presented his final show, inviting a vast array of his celebrity pals to give him a proper send-off.Fans and photographers clustered outside the 53rd Street side entrance to Manhattan's Ed Sullivan Theater on Wednesday afternoon to watch a steady stream of celebrities arriving, including Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jim Carrey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Barbara Walters, Peyton Manning and Alec Baldwin along with Fey and Martin...
Bush faults Obama about Iraq, stops short on more troops05/21/2015 15:51Even if the presumed front-runner hasn’t officially announced his candidacy yet. "We didn't have one soldier, we didn't have an embassy, we didn't have one dime of aide going into Afghanistan but they hit United States anyway because this is a religious war, not caused by Iraq OR Libya". Comedians rejoiced; other GOP hopefuls quickly flaunted their own superior hindsight...
Nurse in Italy tests positive for Ebola; was in Sierra Leone05/21/2015 15:20"While the battle against Ebola is not over yet, this breakthrough gives United States hope that this is, indeed, a winnable fight". "We want to extend thanks and sincere appreciation to our international partners for all the help and support which brought relief to Liberia..".While "grateful and joyful" that the worst of the crisis is past, Menjay acknowledged that challenges still linger...
Cancer charities accused of fraud05/21/2015 15:01Ohio Attorney General, Mike DeWine, along with law enforcement from all 50 states filed a federal lawsuit against four cancer charities for allegedly bilking over $187 million from donators across the United States.The Children's Cancer Fund and the Breast Cancer Society, along with organization executives Rose Perkins, James Reynolds II, and Kyle Effler, all agreed to leave the charity business and stop fundraising...
1 new case of bird flu reported at a Minnesota turkey farm05/21/2015 14:40COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (AP) - Bird flu has been found in a backyard poultry flock in northeastern Indiana, and it’s the first time the specific strain in question has been detected in the central U.S., animal health officials said Monday.The Indiana State Board of Animal Health is now trying to figure out the source of the infection and working to prevent it from spreading...