Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, April 29, the 119th day of 2017. There are 246 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History:On April 29, 1992, a jury in Simi Valley, California, acquitted four Los Angeles police officers of almost all state charges in the videotaped beating of motorist Rodney King; the verdicts were followed by several days of rioting in Los Angeles resulting in 55 deaths.
DEAR ABBY >> When my daughter and her family come to visit, they are very messy. They have a 3- and a 4-year-old and two large, long-haired dogs. I can deal with the children's messiness - but the dogs, no. I agreed to let them bring their dogs if they cleaned up after them, but it hasn't happened.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Use your insight and experience to help you navigate your way through the confusion and uncertainty facing you. Trust in your instincts, not in someone else's. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You can bring about change and impress onlookers. A partnership will contribute to your success.
Seventy workers lost their lives in the Bay State last year — a rate that hit a 10-year high — and 13 others have already died in 2017, often in situations that were completely preventable, according to a shocking new report. Of the 70 workers who died in 2016, 62 died from fatal injuries and the eight others were firefighters who died from occupational illnesses, according to the Massachusetts AFL-CIO and the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health.
Washington PostTrump now agrees with the majority of Americans: He wasn't ready to be presidentWashington PostDonald Trump spent a great portion of 2016 insisting that being president would be easy — at least for him. HuffPost compiled a number of examples of him dismissing the problems that accompany the job as being easily dispatched.