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Daughter of late Senator Ted Kennedy dies at age 51

(Reuters) – Kara Kennedy Allen, the only daughter of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, has died at age 51, according to people familiar with the situation. Kennedy, who had been battling lung cancer since 2003, died on Friday evening at a sports club in Washington, D.C., they said on Saturday.…

Obama will not cancel vacation over economic woes

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has no plans to cancel his summer vacation to deal with the US debt crisis and market turmoil sparked by fears over Europe’s finances, the White House said Wednesday. The president is due to head to his normal summer vacation spot on Martha’s Vineyard, an…