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Pompeo: U.S. "fully prepared" for North Korea summit

Pompeo: U.S. "fully prepared" for North Korea summit
  • FWC: Pompeo: U.S. “fully prepared” for North Korea summit

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. is still working toward holding a historic summit with North Korea on June 12. (May 22)         

  • Publishing is booming on the East End media scene FWC: Publishing is booming on the East End media scene

    Publishing is booming on the East End, despite signs of a few cracks in the firmament. Modern Luxury has switched the editor of Beach — after three years, Phebe Wahl has become a group editor and the parent company’s national beauty editor. She was replaced by former Town &Country vet…

  • WATCH: 4-year-old cancer patient hits home run with heart FWC: WATCH: 4-year-old cancer patient hits home run with heart

    Lio Ortega was given a turn at the plate during a recent college baseball game in El Paso County, Colorado.

  • NBA experts: Two big men can help Knicks, one has the edge FWC: NBA experts: Two big men can help Knicks, one has the edge

    The lead-up to the Knicks’ 2018 draft can be entitled “The Bridges of Madison Square Garden.’’ With the No. 9 pick, the front office seeks a versatile combo forward as a priority. The 6-foot-6 Villanova junior Mikal Bridges, 21, and 6-7 Michigan State sophomore Miles Bridges, 20, best qualify. “They…

  • Plastic straws: A 'luxury' bringing serious harm to the environment FWC: Plastic straws: A ‘luxury’ bringing serious harm to the environment

    Bans on plastic straws are starting to catch on. But a similar fight against plastic bags shows just how hard it is to regulate plastics.

  • New Studies Confirm A Surge In Coal Miners' Disease FWC: New Studies Confirm A Surge In Coal Miners’ Disease

    Confirming what NPR reported in 2016, new studies show the rate of the advanced stage of the deadly disease black lung growing in central Appalachia, including more demand for lung transplants.(Image credit: Tyler Stableford/Getty Images)

  • China wins back Burkina Faso, urges Taiwan's last African ally to follow FWC: China wins back Burkina Faso, urges Taiwan’s last African ally to follow

    By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) – China increased diplomatic pressure on Taiwan on Saturday by urging the self-ruled island’s last African ally, Swaziland, to align with Beijing as Burkina Faso re-established Chinese ties. Taiwan, which is claimed by China as its own, is Beijing’s most sensitive territorial issue. Beijing says…

  • First tropical storm of 2018 expected to slam Gulf coast FWC: First tropical storm of 2018 expected to slam Gulf coast

    The first tropical storm of the year is set to wallop the Gulf coast over Memorial Day weekend, meteorologists said Friday. Subtropical Storm Alberto was raging near the Yucatan Peninsula Friday and is expected to strike near the coast of Louisiana and Mississippi by Monday morning, according to a report…