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The oldest living Marine, a North Carolina woman, has died at age 107

Dorothy “Dot” Cole was the oldest living US Marine veteran when she died on January 7. She was 107 years old. Cole, who was born in 1913 and grew up in Warren, Pennsylvania, suffered a heart attack in the home they shared in North Carolina, her daughter Beth Kluttz told CNN by phone Saturday Cole…MORE

US Postal Service removing mailboxes for security reasons ahead of inauguration

The US Postal Service has temporarily removed some mailboxes in several major cities across the country, a security measure ahead of next week’s inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Mail collection has been suspended at some mailboxes as well, according to the Postal Service. “It’s part of our normal procedures to keep our employees and customers…MORE

Communications director for Rep. Boebert resigns following Capitol siege

Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert’s communications director has resigned in the wake of the Capitol insurrection earlier this month, according to a source familiar with the matter. Ben Goldey had drafted his letter of resignation on January 6 due to discomfort with the way Boebert reacted to the insurrection and its aftermath, the source said, but…MORE

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

If you’re fascinated by unsolved 19th century murders and have $2 million burning a hole in your pocket, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. The Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast Museum in Fall River, Massachusetts is up for sale. It’s the same home where Borden’s father, Andrew, and step-mother, Abby, were murdered with…MORE

Harris to be sworn in as vice president by Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Harris to be sworn in as vice president by Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Kamala Harris will be sworn in Wednesday as the next vice president of the United States by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, according to a Harris aide. Harris will make history as the first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president, and she will be sworn in by the first Hispanic and third…MORE

A Spanish mountain climber has died after falling from K2

A Spanish mountain climber has died after falling from K2

Spanish mountaineer Sergi Mingote has died while climbing K2, the world’s second highest summit, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Saturday. “Sad death of Sergi Mingote at K2,” Sanchez tweeted. “He wanted to continue making history by being part of the first expedition to crown this mountain in the middle of winter and a tragic…MORE

A Spanish mountain climber has died after falling from K2

Spanish mountaineer Sergi Mingote has died while climbing K2, the world’s second highest summit, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Saturday. “Sad death of Sergi Mingote at K2,” Sanchez tweeted. “He wanted to continue making history by being part of the first expedition to crown this mountain in the middle of winter and a tragic…MORE

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