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June 8, 2014

President Obama Orders Help for Student Loan Debtors

In this May 21, 2014, photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
In this May 21, 2014, photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

The president will issue an executive order Monday in the name of easing student borrowers’ debt loads by capping repayments at 10 percent of their monthly income, the White House confirmed to POLITICO. Continue reading “President Obama Orders Help for Student Loan Debtors”

Ted Cruz is Cruising in the GOP in Texas

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, right, and his wife Heidi Nelson Cruz wave to delegates the Texas GOP Convention after his speech in Fort Worth, Texas Friday, June 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Rex C. Curry)
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, right, and his wife Heidi Nelson Cruz wave to delegates the Texas GOP Convention after his speech in Fort Worth, Texas Friday, June 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Rex C. Curry)

The stage was set for a clash of political titans as three likely presidential candidates and thousands of conservatives gathered here this weekend. Continue reading “Ted Cruz is Cruising in the GOP in Texas”

Michael Jackson’s Children Get $8 Million a Year Allowance

Prince Jackson, La Toya Jackson, Prince Michael Jackson II and Paris Jackson attend a baseball match in Indiana (Photo: GETTY)
Prince Jackson, La Toya Jackson, Prince Michael Jackson II and Paris Jackson attend a baseball match in Indiana (Photo: GETTY)

On a hot, lazy Las Vegas day, Michael Jackson’s eyes were glued to a catalog as he shopped from his hotel room for mundane but expensive trinkets such as Rolex watches, Barbie dolls and artwork. Continue reading “Michael Jackson’s Children Get $8 Million a Year Allowance”

New York Post Columnist, Michael Goodwin, Screams President Obama is Destroying the Country

Barack Obama (Photo: INF Photo)
Barack Obama (Photo: INF Photo)

by Michael Goodwin

If you think of the United States of America as a store, its recent decisions and scandals resemble a sale, perhaps a fire sale. Or maybe even a “Going Out of Business” sale. Continue reading “New York Post Columnist, Michael Goodwin, Screams President Obama is Destroying the Country”

Thousands of Unaccompanied Children Crossing the Border Could Impact President Obama’s Election Year Plans

Youths watch television at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors "Mexico, my home" in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. (CREDIT: REUTERS/JOSE LUIS GONZALEZ)
Youths watch television at the shelter for underage immigrants and repatriated minors “Mexico, my home” in Ciudad Juarez May 27, 2014. (CREDIT: REUTERS/JOSE LUIS GONZALEZ)

Tens of thousands of children unaccompanied by parents or relatives are flooding across the southern U.S. border illegally, forcing the Obama administration and Congress to grapple with both a humanitarian crisis and a budget dilemma. Continue reading “Thousands of Unaccompanied Children Crossing the Border Could Impact President Obama’s Election Year Plans”

Mexico’s Soccer Coach Tells Players: No Sex Before World Cup

Mexico coach Miguel Herrera is hoping his players exercise a little restraint during their time in Brazil. "If a player can't go one month or 20 days without having sexual relations, then they are not prepared to be a professional player," he told Mexican newspaper Reforma.
Mexico coach Miguel Herrera is hoping his players exercise a little restraint during their time in Brazil. “If a player can’t go one month or 20 days without having sexual relations, then they are not prepared to be a professional player,” he told Mexican newspaper Reforma.

Mexico’s soccer team coach may have made heads spin when he said he wanted players to avoid having sex at next month’s World Cup in Brazil. Continue reading “Mexico’s Soccer Coach Tells Players: No Sex Before World Cup”

It Is Reported Sgt. Bergdahl Has Declined to Speak to his Mother and Father

Bowe Bergdahl Image: U.S. Army Handout / AP
Bowe Bergdahl
Image: U.S. Army Handout / AP

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has reportedly declined to call his family Continue reading “It Is Reported Sgt. Bergdahl Has Declined to Speak to his Mother and Father”

President Obama to Make First Visit to Native American Reservation

CHRIS CARLSON/AP Then-Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., campaigning in Crow Agency, Mont. in 2008, says he'll visit a Native American reservation in North Dakota next week.
CHRIS CARLSON/AP
Then-Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., campaigning in Crow Agency, Mont. in 2008, says he’ll visit a Native American reservation in North Dakota next week.

Obama announced that he and first lady Michelle Obama plan to visit Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in Cannon Ball in North Dakota next week. Continue reading “President Obama to Make First Visit to Native American Reservation”

Taye Diggs says Studios Set Double Standard for Black Movies

This photo released by TNT shows Taye Diggs in a scene from the pilot for "Murder in the First." Diggs stars as a San Francisco police detective in the drama that also stars Kathleen Robertson and debuts Monday, June 9, 2014. Photo/TNT, Trae Patton (AP Photo)
This photo released by TNT shows Taye Diggs in a scene from the pilot for “Murder in the First.” Diggs stars as a San Francisco police detective in the drama that also stars Kathleen Robertson and debuts Monday, June 9, 2014. Photo/TNT, Trae Patton (AP Photo)

Actor Taye Diggs says Hollywood studios hold African-American films to a frustratingly separate and unfair standard. Continue reading “Taye Diggs says Studios Set Double Standard for Black Movies”

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