Top Editors Abruptly Leave Village Voice Will Bourne, who became editor in chief of The Village Voice in November, and Jessica Lustig, the deputy editor since January, are leaving the weekly publication. They met with the staff at 11 a.m. on Thursday and said that Christine Brennan, executive editor of Voice Media Group, had instructed them to lay off or drastically reduce the roles of five employees on the 20-person staff. More
Yahoo Close to Hiring Departing AOL Executive Yahoo is expected soon to hire a new chief of its crucial Americas division from Internet rival AOL Inc., said a person familiar with the matter. Ned Brody, who was the top advertising-sales executive at AOL, has resigned from the post to pursue "other opportunities," AOL said on Thursday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. More
Rutgers lawyer resigns as board looks at issues A Rutgers University lawyer resigned Thursday amid growing anger that he was still employed after approving a decision in December to suspend rather than fire basketball coach Mike Rice, even though he was aware of a video showing the coach hitting, kicking and taunting players.... More
Ron Johnson Out as J.C. Penney Chief After a troublesome, 17-month run, Ron Johnson is out as chief executive of J.C. Penney, and with that, the most closely watched revival effort in retail in recent memory is in danger of disintegrating. More
Working on something, girl? Melanie Griffith wears low cut dress for lunch meeting with Bob Saget after hunting for magazines in LA But it seems Melanie Griffith is moving on nicely, stepping out for a lunch meeting with her friend ... Bob is known for playing dad Danny Tanner on Full House and as the host of America’s Funniest Home Videos. He also voices future Ted on How I Met ... 07/22/2014 - 6:51 pm | View Link
NBC Details Plans for London Olympics, With Bob Costas Topping a Lineup of 115 Commentators -- and an Astounding 5,535 Hours of Coverage Among the other highlights released today: -- Veteran announcer Bob Costas teturns for his 10th Olympics and his ... John McEnroe and Bela Karolyi will be among the contributors. -- Shaun White and Jimmy Fallon will appear as guest commentators. 06/28/2012 - 8:38 am | View Link
White House Counsel Bob Bauer to step down Bauer “did a really great job of focusing the White House counsel’s office on the mission of being the president’s lawyers first, ensuring the administration was accomplishing its goals consistent with the law and giving advice about how to make that ... 06/2/2011 - 8:54 am | View Link
Bob Bauer stepping down as White House counsel Reporting from Washington — White House Counsel Bob Bauer is stepping down from his West Wing post, the Obama administration announced Thursday. Bauer will return to private practice at the firm Perkins Coie, where he will continue to advise ... 06/2/2011 - 6:24 am | View Link
White House Counsel Bob Bauer to step down White House Counsel Bob Bauer will step down from his post and return to private practice, where he will assist President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign, the White House announced Thursday. Kathryn Ruemmler, the current principal deputy counsel to ... 06/2/2011 - 4:25 am | View Link
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Republican Alex Mooney, left, and Democrat Nick Casey. CREDIT: AP Photos There are two major-party candidates in the running for West Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District seat in the U. S. House, and both of them think the issue of climate change is best left for other countries to deal with, according to multiple news reports from a candidate forum Thursday.
This was such a great book. Kaufman made a huge impact with it:
Bel Kaufman, a former New York City schoolteacher whose classic first novel, “Up the Down Staircase” — shot through with despair and hopefulness, violence and levity, all manner of bureaucratic inanity and a blizzard of official memorandums so mind-bendingly illogical as to seem almost Kafkaesque — was hailed as a stunningly accurate portrait of life in a gritty urban school when it was published in 1965, died on Friday at her home in Manhattan.
On Thursday, Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), who have arguably been the two most influential conservatives in stopping amnesty legislation, urged their colleagues to put more pressure on President Barack Obama, so he does not unilaterally grant temporary amnesty to millions more illegal immigrants. In a colloquy with Cruz on the Senate floor, Sessions said Obama's potential executive actions represent an "exceedingly grave threat that go[es] beyond anything we've ever seen in this country" and "threatens the very constitutional framework of our republic and the very ability of this nation to even have borders."He vowed that the
Operation Protective Edge. Israels government unanimously rejected a ceasefire offer advanced by US Secretary of State John Kerry while Hamas officials were said to still be considering the plan. West Bank violence continued to escalate, with five Palestinians reported killed in riots. With the Gaza death toll said to pass 700, Israeli military sources said several hundred Hamas gunmen had been killed.
x97; A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has accomplished much of what he set out to do when he was elected four years ago. He's logged improvements in the state's economic health, presided over the creation of 250,000 private-sector jobs and and more »