Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol' Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
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Obama admin wants to require companies to give workers’ numbers, ... - PrisonPlanet The Obama administration is poised to change regulations to allow for ... at an NLRB hearing in opposition to the rule, told The Daily Caller. 04/21/2014 - 7:21 am | View Link
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No friends to oil and gas: More proof that production isn’t a ... - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Fairbanks Daily News-Miner editorial More evidence came out Friday that President Obama and his administration aren’t big fans of oil and natural ... 04/20/2014 - 8:03 am | View Link
WashWire Daily Brief: What Obama Got Wrong About Putin, Candidates Test ‘Pro-Obamacare’ Stance U.S.-RUSSIA RELATIONS COME FULL CIRCLE: When the Obama administration decisively declared a “reset” of U.S.-Russia relations in 2009, it showed Washington believed—and not for the first time—that the relationship had moved permanently beyond Cold ... 04/21/2014 - 1:20 am | View Link
Latino community activists are tired of the same answers from President Obama about his failure to act to end deportations No one doubts that the Evangelical leaders from around the country who met with President Obama at the White House last Tuesday to talk about immigration are good, well-intentioned people. What is a lot less certain is why they — who have been involved ... 04/20/2014 - 3:23 pm | View Link
Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service GALVESTON — As the city develops plans for amenities on Seawall Boulevard, officials have set their sights on toilets they say will meet the approval of residents and tourism officials, and withstand harsh beach-front conditions. 04/20/2014 - 9:20 am | View Link
Long time Obama aide and long time writer of classmate news: Chris Lu '88 He would remain attached to Princeton as well, serving on the board of trustees of The Daily Princetonian, helping the University’s trustees navigate Washington and diligently keeping up with classmates in order to feature them in the pages of the ... 04/19/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ was President Obama’s toughest interview: Jay Carney Jay Carney recalled President Obama's "Daily Show" appearance as the most challenging interview of the 2012 campaign. The White House Press Secretary revealed that the staff mulled over the appropriateness of a sitting President stopping by the comedy show ... 04/18/2014 - 10:34 am | View Link
Gallup Daily: Obama Job Approval On Jan. 21, Gallup began tracking daily the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president. 04/20/2014 - 7:41 pm | View Website
RealClearPolitics All Commentary & News Stories - Obama Will Still Fail His Midterms - Jonathan Bernstein, Bloomberg - Go It Alone, Obama, for Democracy - Michael Waldman, The Daily Beast 04/20/2014 - 6:58 pm | View Website
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll Saturday, April 19, 2014. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 45% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President ... 04/20/2014 - 1:50 pm | View Website
Brandy McDonnellA catchy quote from a movie, TV show or other source to brighten the beginning of your week:
Holmes: “I think from now on we’ll downgrade you to casual acquaintance, no more than three planned social encounters a year and always in John’s presence.
Celebrity photographer Terry Richardson has been accused of offering to book model Emma Appleton a Vogue magazine shoot in exchange for sex. On Sunday, Appleton posted a screenshot of a message to Twitter, allegedly sent by Richardson, that read: "If I can [f**k] you, I will book you in my for a.shoot [sic] for Vogue."
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