NEW YORK | ‘M.A.S.H.’ star Alan Alda reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

NEW YORK  — Actor Alan Alda says he has Parkinson’s disease. Appearing Tuesday on “CBS This Morning,” the former “M.A.S.H.” star said he was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disorder three and a half years ago. Alda says he expects a tabloid will soon publish a story about his diagnosis. The 82-year-old says he’s not angry … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘M.A.S.H.’ star Alan Alda reveals he has Parkinson’s disease

‘M.A.S.H.’ actor David Ogden Stiers dies at age 75

LOS ANGELES  /March 3, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — David Ogden Stiers, a prolific actor best known for playing a surgeon on the “M.A.S.H.” television series, has died. He was 75. The actor’s agent Mitchell Stubbs confirmed Saturday night in an email that Stiers died after battling bladder cancer. No additional details were provided. In addition to … Continue reading ‘M.A.S.H.’ actor David Ogden Stiers dies at age 75

‘M.A.S.H.’ star William Christopher dies at 84

‘M.A.S.H.’ star William Christopher dies peacefully at home at 84 (AP)(STL.News) “M.A.S.H.” star William Christopher has died. He was 84. Christopher’s agent Robert Malcom said the actor died at 5:10 a.m. Saturday at his home in Pasadena, California. He tells The Associated Press that Christopher’s wife says her husband died peacefully. Malcom said Christopher was … Continue reading ‘M.A.S.H.’ star William Christopher dies at 84

U.S. Department of State News: The U.S. Department of State Announces Expansion of Program To Promote U.S. Study

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the addition of five new U.S. host campuses to the Department’s EducationUSA Academy network.  Boston University, St. Cloud State University, St. John’s University, University of Tennessee Knoxville, and University of Wisconsin-Madison will join eleven other … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: The U.S. Department of State Announces Expansion of Program To Promote U.S. Study

U.S. Department of State News: Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: More than 700 young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa will be in Washington, D.C from July 30–August 1 for the State Department-sponsored Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.   The Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit fosters and builds relationships that support and expand U.S.-Africa … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

U.S. Department of State News: African Women Entrepreneurs Expand Business Networks in the United States

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Twenty-two women entrepreneurs from 13 African countries arrive in the United States this week to connect with their American counterparts and accelerate the growth of their businesses.  The businesswomen in this year’s African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) join a network that has created thousands … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: African Women Entrepreneurs Expand Business Networks in the United States

Florida News: Southern District of Florida Charges 124 Individuals Responsible

Florida – Largest National Health Care Fraud Enforcement Action in Department of Justice History Resulted in Total of 76 Doctors Charged and 84 Opioid Cases Involving More Than 13 Million Illegal Dosages of Opioids Benjamin G. Greenberg, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; Robert F. Lasky, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of … Continue reading Florida News: Southern District of Florida Charges 124 Individuals Responsible

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | As aid dries up, Gaza families pushed deeper into poverty

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Samia Hassan used to have enough money to feed her two dozen children and grandchildren. Now she spends much of her time worrying about food, scouring Gaza’s vegetable markets for end-of-day discounts or walking miles for a pot of free gruel from a soup kitchen. Large numbers of Gaza families … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  | As aid dries up, Gaza families pushed deeper into poverty