Jimmy Carter makes first public appearance following brain surgery

Former United States President Jimmy Carter, 95, made his first public appearance Sunday following brain surgery. (John Angelillo/UPI photo) PLAINS, Ga. (UPI) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has made his first public appearance since undergoing brain surgery in November, attending church services in Plains. The 95-year-old ex-president and his wife, Rosalynn, were seated in…

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New York Giants fire coach Pat Shurmur

Pat Shurmur posted a 9-23 record in two seasons coaching the New York Giants. (Matthew Healey/UPI photo) EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (UPI) — The New York Giants have fired coach Pat Shurmur following a 4-12 campaign in 2019. Sources told NFL Network, ESPN and USA Today of the move Monday. The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Giants…

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EDITORIAL: Twitter, Spotify choose to be losers in 2020 election ad race while Facebook, Google cash in

Online campaign spending for the 2020 presidential election, as of mid-November 2019 (Center for Responsive Politics courtesy image) Presidential candidates running for the role of commander-in-chief have spent more than $105 million on digital ads to date. Facebook and Google have received a lion’s share of the ad revenue. Twitter chose to opt-out for the…

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Five die, 1 survives small plane crash in Louisiana

Five people died and one survived a small passenger plane that crashed in Lafayette, La., on Saturday morning while trying to make an emergency landing. (Arcadia Companies courtesy photo via UPI) LAFAYETTE, La. (UPI) — One person survived a small passenger plane crash in Lafayette on Saturday morning while trying to make an emergency landing,…

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