by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/18/20, 06:18 pm
The last surviving sibling of President John F. Kennedy died on Wednesday, her relatives said. Jean Kennedy Smith was 92.
A fundraising effort for Native American tribes hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic has received numerous notes and contributions from across the Atlantic. As of Tuesday morning, the GoFundMe page for the Navajo and Hopi reservations is close to its goal of $2 million, thanks to many gifts coming in from friends in Ireland.
St. Patrick’s Day revelers moved their celebrations online as pubs around the world closed and local governments canceled annual festivities. In the United States, officials in New York canceled its huge parade for the first time in its 258-year history. Chicago and Boston also called off their long-established parades. Ireland’s national broadcaster, RTE, asked celebrants to post photos and videos of costumes and small get-togethers on social media using the hashtag #RTEVirtualParade.