In This Issue

Michael Brown’s family sues Ferguson over shooting death

The family of Michael Brown filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Thursday,...

Senate confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney general

Loretta Lynch won Senate approval as U.S. attorney general on Thursday, becoming the first black woman to...

US officer who shot Mexican farmworker dragged him from fire

One of the officers who killed an immigrant farmworker in Washington state in a shooting that helped...

Presidential hopeful Rubio reaches out to gay Republicans

Marco Rubio, the youthful Republican presidential hopeful who touts himself as the candidate of his party’s future,...

Missouri town responds to officer exodus after election of black female mayor

A small city in Missouri caught national attention when roughly half of its employees resigned following the...

Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

For the second time in two years, the U.S. Army is shutting down a number of the...

Michael Brown’s family sues Ferguson over shooting death

Michael Brown’s family sues Ferguson over shooting death

The family of Michael Brown filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Thursday, seeking unspecified damages and police reforms after the black teen’s killing by a white policeman prompted a national debate on law enforcement and race.

The civil lawsuit filed in St. …

April 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Senate confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney general

Senate confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney general

Loretta Lynch won Senate approval as U.S. attorney general on Thursday, becoming the first black woman to occupy the post at a time when deadly altercations between white police and unarmed black men are making headlines.

The Senate confirmed Lynch by a vote of 56-43 to end a five-month partisan deadlock over her nomination by President Barack Obama. She had waited …

April 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Ice-T Drafts the Game, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony for First Art of Rap Festival

Ice-T Drafts the Game, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony for First Art of Rap Festival

Ice-T has put together what he’s calling “the most prolific and essential hip-hop festival ever” with his inaugural Art of Rap Festival. Taking place over two days in two California locales, the fest will feature co-headliners the Game and Ice-T at its July 18th Irvine date and Ice-T headlining its Mountain View gig on July 19th.

The festival will take place on two stages and feature more than 25 artists representing different points in hip-hop history. Other artists performing …

April 22, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

5 reasons the Mariah Carey Christmas movie has to happen

5 reasons the Mariah Carey Christmas movie has to happen

All we want for Christmas is you, Mariah Carey!

According to EW, New Line Cinema is planning a Mariah Carey Christmas movie. Producer Jonathan Shestack confirmed that he is working on the yet-untitled project with Carey’s good friend director Brett Ratner co-producing.

“It’s a little bit about how music can take you back in time,” Shestack told EW. “It will be everything you hope a Christmas movie with Mariah Carey would be.”

Here are five reasons this movie has to happen:

What …

April 8, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

For the second time in two years, the U.S. Army is shutting down a number of the specialized medical units that were set up at military bases around the country to help care for severely wounded warriors returning from battle.

As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have begun to wind down, the number of service members with complex physical, mental and emotional wounds and illnesses has dramatically declined, erasing much of the need for the specialized care.

Ten of …

April 17, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Obesity link to prostate cancer may vary by race

Obesity link to prostate cancer may vary by race

Obesity may be partly responsible for higher rates of prostate cancer observed among African American men, suggests a new U.S. study.

The links between obesity and prostate cancer among different races is complex, researchers say, but if emphasis is put on keeping people at a healthy weight, the excess burden of this cancer among African Americans might be …

April 17, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Progress! Top Rank receives ticket manifest for Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

Progress! Top Rank receives ticket manifest for Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

There was a major breakthrough in the ticket debacle between Top Rank and Mayweather Promotions that has brought talk about the May 2 mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to a standstill.

Top Rank president Todd duBoef confirmed to Yahoo Sports he received a ticket manifest late afternoon Tuesday, which he said represents significant progress in the dispute. DuBoef said there were “small issues” with the manifest but he was generally …

April 22, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Eagles sign quarterback Tim Tebow to 1-year contract

Eagles sign quarterback Tim Tebow to 1-year contract

Tebowmania swept through Philly before Tim Tebow’s return to the NFL even became official.

By the time the Philadelphia Eagles announced late Monday afternoon that Tebow signed a one-year contract, the city was buzzing about Chip Kelly’s latest move. Tebow dominated newspaper headlines, social media conversation and sports talk radio. A pretzel factory even made “Tebowing” shaped pretzels.

Some fans applauded the move, while others claimed Kelly lost his mind. Talk show hosts debated the signing and questioned everything …

April 22, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Reviews

2016 Chevrolet Camaro

2016 Chevrolet Camaro

Ranging from the cost-effective V-6 and potent V-8 SS, to the track-ready Z/28 and lightning-quick ZL1, to the well-rounded 1LE V-8,...

Apr 8, 2015 | No comment | Read More »
2016 Land Rover

2016 Land Rover

The Land Rover Range Rover Sport is the shorter, more sporty companion to the ur-Landie, the Range Rover. New back in...

Apr 2, 2015 | No comment | Read More »
2016 Buick Cascada – Early look

2016 Buick Cascada – Early look

It’s already been 25 years since Buick’s last convertible, the hand-crafted Buick Reatta, aimed to be the long-aspiring GM premium brand’s...

Jan 11, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Other News

Michael Brown’s family sues Ferguson over shooting death

The family of Michael Brown filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson...

Apr 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Senate confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney general

Loretta Lynch won Senate approval as U.S. attorney general on Thursday, becoming the first black...

Apr 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Progress! Top Rank receives ticket manifest for Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

There was a major breakthrough in the ticket debacle between Top Rank and Mayweather Promotions...

Apr 22, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Eagles sign quarterback Tim Tebow to 1-year contract

Tebowmania swept through Philly before Tim Tebow’s return to the NFL even became official. By...

Apr 22, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

US officer who shot Mexican farmworker dragged him from fire

One of the officers who killed an immigrant farmworker in Washington state in a shooting...

Apr 22, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Presidential hopeful Rubio reaches out to gay Republicans

Marco Rubio, the youthful Republican presidential hopeful who touts himself as the candidate of his...

Apr 22, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

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