March 2

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. PRESIDENT’S DECISION ON METAL TARIFFS CAUSING TURBULENCE America’s announcement of steep dues on steel and aluminum imports is escalating tensions with China and could lead to higher prices for U.S. consumers and companies. 2. TRUMP’S BACK AND FORTH ON GUNS KEEPS THEM GUESSING Action on gun legislation has skidded to a halt in Congress […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for March 2

Five Things to Know in Florida for March 2

LEGOS READY TO BLAST OFF WITH ‘WOMEN OF NASA’ SET Lego said Wednesday it had chosen the “Women of NASA” project as the winner of its fan design contest. The announcement comes on the heels of the Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures,” which tells the story of three black female mathematicians who helped NASA during the […]

Today in History

Today in History

Today is Thursday, March 2, the 61st day of 2017. There are 304 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On March 2, 1867, Howard University, a historically black school of higher learning in Washington, D.C., was founded as it received a congressional charter. Congress passed, over President Andrew Johnson’s veto, the first […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 2

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 2

TRIAL BETWEEN HULK HOGAN, GAWKER OVER SEX TAPE SET TO BEGIN The trial will open Tuesday in Florida. The ex-wrestler, whose legal name is Terry Bollea, sued Gawker after it published parts of a sex video in 2012. He seeks $100 million from Gawker for posting the video of him and Heather Cole, the ex-wife […]