Feed Posts

After 25 years on the air, radio legend Tom Joyner signs off

After 25 years on the air, radio legend Tom Joyner signs off

“Oh, oh, oh, it’s the Tom Joyner Morning Show!” has been heard for the last time. Tom Joyner, host of the beloved “Tom Joyner Morning Show,” is signing off — he completed his last radio show Friday morning after about 25 years. The iconic radio host, who was heard every day by millions of listeners,…MORE

Smile, Congress: You’re on camera!

Smile, Congress: You’re on camera!

As the House barrels toward impeaching President Donald Trump, both Republicans and Democrats put themselves on display (on television). The House Judiciary Committee’s markup hearing on the two articles of impeachment was, at times, wonky, confusing and long. But it was televised with the hopes that the American public could watch along as either side…MORE

What the interim US-China trade deal means — and doesn’t

What the interim US-China trade deal means — and doesn’t

After a year-and-half of fraught negotiations that has slowed global growth and hurt American farmers and consumers, the United States and China have reached an interim trade deal bypassing an economic calamity — for now. The two countries on Friday agreed to halt additional tariffs on nearly $160 billion of Chinese consumer electronics and toys…MORE

Sally Field arrested at Jane Fonda’s climate protest

Sally Field arrested at Jane Fonda’s climate protest

Sally Field was the latest star to join Jane Fonda’s weekly climate protests. She left Friday’s rainy demonstration in front of the Capitol in plastic cable tie handcuffs. Publicist Heidi Schaeffer confirmed the actress was arrested. US Capitol Police say 26 adults were arrested. In what she said was an unrehearsed speech, Field urged attendees…MORE

A student running a company aiming to end gun violence receives 25 college offers

A student running a company aiming to end gun violence receives 25 college offers

A high school football captain and advocate against gun violence from Washington, DC has landed offers from 25 universities, including Ivy League schools and full-ride scholarships. RuQuan Brown, 17, received offers from Harvard, Yale, Princeton and others to play football after becoming the captain of his football team, leading them to multiple championships all while…MORE

Sanders retracts endorsement of controversial congressional candidate

Sanders retracts endorsement of controversial congressional candidate

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday withdrew his endorsement of congressional candidate Cenk Uygur after pushback from supporters over Uygur’s previous controversial comments, as well as Uygur’s decision not to accept endorsements. “As I said yesterday, Cenk has been a longtime fighter against the corrupt forces in our politics and he’s inspired people…MORE

DNC announces seven candidates qualified for next week’s debate stage

DNC announces seven candidates qualified for next week’s debate stage

The Democratic National Committee announced Friday that seven candidates have qualified to participate in next week’s presidential primary debate. Former Vice President Joe Biden, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, businessman Tom Steyer, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and businessman Andrew Yang made the cutoff, according to the…MORE

Top Ukrainian official: All we are asking for is fair treatment

Top Ukrainian official: All we are asking for is fair treatment

Amid the US impeachment scandal that has ensnared Ukraine, a top official from the Zelensky government said Friday that his country is only seeking fair treatment from the United States and stressed the strong relationship between the two countries. Dmytro Kuleba, the deputy prime minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration — whose visit to Washington…MORE

Blogs