Month: July 2016

Did Trump's attacks on family of slain US soldier go too far?

Just 100 days from the election, Trump has responded in his standard fashion — dig in, claim he’s being treated unfairly and attack back. But the swift condemnation of Trump’s response raises questions about whether this controversy is different from the ones that came before it. This time, attacks from the Republican presidential nominee on the …

Ariya Jutanugarn Becomes First Thai to Win a Women’s Major

Photo Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand on her way to winning the Women’s British Open on Sunday. Credit Andrew Couldridge/Reuters MILTON KEYNES, England — Ariya Jutanugarn won the Women’s British Open on Sunday for her first major championship and her fourth L.P.G.A. Tour victory of the year. Jutanugarn, 20, closed with an even-par 72 for a three-stroke …

US PGA Championship 2016: Jimmy Walker wins maiden major

American Jimmy Walker won his first major with a one-shot victory at the US PGA Championship at Baltusrol. The 37-year-old closed with a bogey-free three-under-par 67 to hold off Australia’s world number one Jason Day (67) and win on 14 under. American Daniel Summerhays (66) was third on 10 under, while Open champion Henrik Stenson faded …

Frank Hodsoll, Who Navigated Arts Funding Under Reagan, Dies at 78

The endowment did see its budget cut by 10 percent in the early years of the administration, but under Mr. Hodsoll, who was chairman from 1981 to 1989, it largely maintained its level of appropriation and even saw a slight increase. In 1981, before the 10 percent cut, Congress allotted $159 million; by 1989 it had …