Stan Smith

Stephen Strasburg’s Contract With Nationals Sets Market for Gerrit Cole

SAN DIEGO — A widely expected reunion materialized on Monday, the first day of baseball’s annual winter meetings: Stephen Strasburg, the World Series M.V.P. who had become a free agent, re-signed with the Washington Nationals.

Traditional Latvian Christmas

As everywhere in the world Latvians celebrate Christmas starting with Christmas Eve on December 24. December 25 Christmas Day is known as First Christmas and December 26 as Second Christmas.

Caroll Spinney, Who Played Big Bird And Oscar On ‘Sesame Street,’ Dies At 85

December 8, 2019 3:52 PM ET


Caroll Spinney, the actor and puppeteer who portrayed Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street over five decades, died Sunday at age 85.

The Sesame Workshop said Spinney had died at home in Connecticut, and that he had long lived with dystonia, a disorder that causes involuntary muscle contractions.

Wheel Of Fortune fans lend support to spinning star Vanna White as she steps in for host Pat Sajak

VANNA White took centre stage on Monday.

The Wheel of Fortune letter-spinner was seen for the first time in 37 years stepping into the host role.


Vanna White was seen hosting Wheel of Fortune on Monday, for the first timeCredit: Wheel Of Fortune

Looming Changes to Military Medical Care Cause Uncertainty

By Jennifer Barnhill, Navy Spouse

See this article inside the December issue of Military Spouse Magazine.

Looming Changes to Military Medical Care Cause Uncertainty