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May 9, 2014

Thank You, President Obama, for Choosing to Assist Nigeria in Finding the Kidnapped Girls. If You Find and Get Those Girls Back, this Could Be Your Finest Hour; Even Bigger than Killing Osama bin Laden

Hundreds of protesters demonstrate outside the Nigeria Consulate in South Africa to bring attention to the girls abducted in Nigeria. Photo: (Main) EPA (inset) AP
Hundreds of protesters demonstrate outside the Nigeria Consulate in South Africa to bring attention to the girls abducted in Nigeria.
Photo: (Main) EPA (inset) AP

President Obama said he wakes up thinking of the Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamist extremists and facing a life as sex slaves, and wishes he “could reach out and save those kids.” Continue reading “Thank You, President Obama, for Choosing to Assist Nigeria in Finding the Kidnapped Girls. If You Find and Get Those Girls Back, this Could Be Your Finest Hour; Even Bigger than Killing Osama bin Laden”

New Study Finds, Graduates with More Debt Are Less Happy

The more student loan debt a graduate holds the lower their well-being, Gallup's survey found.
The more student loan debt a graduate holds the lower their well-being, Gallup’s survey found.

Student loan debt isn’t just hurting college grads financially, it’s also having a negative impact on their overall well-being.

Continue reading “New Study Finds, Graduates with More Debt Are Less Happy”

New Study Finds, Graduates with More Debt Are Less Happy

The more student loan debt a graduate holds the lower their well-being, Gallup's survey found.
The more student loan debt a graduate holds the lower their well-being, Gallup’s survey found.

Student loan debt isn’t just hurting college grads financially, it’s also having a negative impact on their overall well-being.

Continue reading “New Study Finds, Graduates with More Debt Are Less Happy”

Time Warner’s Time Inc. Split Set for June 6

Time Warner's Time Inc. Split Set for June 6

Time Warner’s spin-off of its publishing unit Time Inc. will take effect on June 6, when shares in the new company are distributed to investors. Continue reading “Time Warner’s Time Inc. Split Set for June 6”

Racine, WA Teacher Marks Ten Years of Underground Railroad Tours

Brass Community School teacher Andrea Bell-Myers answers student Sabastain Wolke's question Wednesday morning, May 7, 2014, during a tour of Underground Railroad sites in Racine County. / Gregory Shaver, gregory.shaver@journaltimes.com
Brass Community School teacher Andrea Bell-Myers answers student Sabastain Wolke’s question Wednesday morning, May 7, 2014, during a tour of Underground Railroad sites in Racine County. / Gregory Shaver, gregory.shaver@journaltimes.com

Sometimes it takes seeing the actual places and spaces of history to make the past significant to us today. Continue reading “Racine, WA Teacher Marks Ten Years of Underground Railroad Tours”

Apple Reportedly Close to Buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 Billion

 

Recording artist Dr. Dre wears a pair of Beats headphones as he attends the MLB 2010 season opener between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, in this file photo taken April 4, 2010. (CREDIT: REUTERS/ADAM HUNGER/FILES)
Recording artist Dr. Dre wears a pair of Beats headphones as he attends the MLB 2010 season opener between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, in this file photo taken April 4, 2010. (CREDIT: REUTERS/ADAM HUNGER/FILES)

Apple Inc is close to paying a record $3.2 billion for Beats Electronics, two people with knowledge of the matter said, an expensive foray into music streaming and headphone gear that would mark a departure for the usually cash-conservative iPhone maker. Continue reading “Apple Reportedly Close to Buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 Billion”

Johnny Manziel Selected No. 22 by Cleveland Browns

(Photo11: William Perlman, The Star-Ledger via USA TODAY Sports)
(Photo11: William Perlman, The Star-Ledger via USA TODAY Sports)

Johnny Football became Johnny Free Fall, and now he’s headed to Cleveland, where the Browns are well aware what awaits them in terms of attention and buzz.

Continue reading “Johnny Manziel Selected No. 22 by Cleveland Browns”

Kobe Bryant to Have an Active Role In Choosing New Lakers Coach

Kobe Bryant, pictured during a game in Arizona on January 15, 2014, will miss the NBA all-star game after the Lakers say he is still suffering from pain and swelling in his knee (Getty/AFP/File, Christian Petersen)
Kobe Bryant, pictured during a game in Arizona on January 15, 2014, will miss the NBA all-star game after the Lakers say he is still suffering from pain and swelling in his knee (Getty/AFP/File, Christian Petersen)

Kobe Bryant, speaking publicly for the first time since Mike D’Antoni resigned from the Los Angeles Lakers, expressed apathy about the turn of events while saying he would, though, like to have an active role in choosing a new coach.

Continue reading “Kobe Bryant to Have an Active Role In Choosing New Lakers Coach”

Lifetime to Produce 2-Night Miniseries Based on the Biblical Story of “Dinah”

Rebecca Ferguson
Rebecca Ferguson

Another bible-themed longform project is heading to the small screen. Lifetime is going into production with The Red Tent, a two-night miniseries adaptation of the best-selling novel by Anita Diamant published in 1997. The White Queen star Rebecca Ferguson, Minnie Driver (About A Boy) and Homeland alumna Morena Baccarin lead the cast of the four-hour mini, produced by Sony TV and executive produced by Paula Weinstein.

Continue reading “Lifetime to Produce 2-Night Miniseries Based on the Biblical Story of “Dinah””

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