John DiTroia has been guiding planes through Tampa International Airport since the government shutdown began, even though he’s not getting paid and his three- year-old son was recently diagnosed with leukemia.
The University of Virginia women’s lacrosse team beat Towson University 14-12 yesterday in the opening round of the national tournament, its first game since the death of senior defender Yeardley Love.
“Excuse me, sir,” President Barack Obama said when a reporter from the Daily Caller website interrupted his news conference last week on immigration. “It’s not time for questions, sir. Not while I’m speaking.”
President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama will be in the stands today to see the first lady’s brother coach the Oregon State University men’s basketball team against Maryland’s Towson University, north of Baltimore.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the fifth-biggest U.S. bank by assets, hired former U.S. Treasury Department aide and presidential spokesman Richard L. “Jake” Siewert Jr. as global head of corporate communications.
Sixty-three suspected al-Qaeda militants escaped from a jail in Yemen, highlighting its growing insecurity as the U.S. pushed for political transition in a country that borders the world’s top crude oil exporter.