As commencement speeches go, this one was definitely not a snoozer. Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith told the Morehouse College graduating class of 396 seniors _ to their total surprise _ that he and his family would wipe out their student debt. The graduates of the all-male historically black college in Atlanta took a minute to process the announcement of that extraordinary gift before bursting into cheers on Sunday. And beyond the Morehouse campus, whose heart didnt leap a little at the news of a commencement speech that sent off graduating seniors not just with the standard inspirational words about being your best self (or whatever), but with the peace of mind of knowing that they will start the rest of their lives free of student debt?
The Trump administrations trade war with China was foolish from the start. Exactly how foolish is underlined twice in red in a series of Daily News reports by Chris Sommerfeldt.
To take flight as a passenger in a large airplane is disorienting.
Its being called a miracle: All 143 humans on board a military-chartered plane that crash-landed, skidding off the runway and into the St. Johns River in Florida, survived. That is miraculous, indeed, but not everyone on the flight made it off alive.