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, Clinton Circles Overlap In Dem Fundraising NEW YORK (AP) — Melding 2014 needs with 2016 hopes, President Barack Obama is teaming up with an ally and fundraiser of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to help the Democratic Party erase a worrisome debt. Obama was in New York ... 03/11/2014 - 6:51 pm | View Link
Obama tells donors he needs a cooperative Congress He says there are many issues confronting the nation for which there is bipartisan support, including spending to improve and enhance roads, bridges and other infrastructure and passage of an overhaul of immigration laws. But he says the nation ... 03/11/2014 - 2:05 pm | View Link
The Daily Troll: Force feeding in Tacoma. Obama talks health care with Zach Galifianakis. Cheezburger's Ben Huh on depression. Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have warned hunger strikers at a Tacoma detention facility that authorities might force-feed them. So says The SLOG. The protest over deportations and conditions at the Northwest Detention ... 03/11/2014 - 1:51 pm | View Link
Obama set to meet Ukraine PM as Crimea referendum nears WASHINGTON - Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk will visit the White House on Wednesday as President Obama searches for a way to head off the crisis in Ukraine that is testing the U.S.-Russian relationship. Yatsenyuk's meeting with Obama comes just ... 03/11/2014 - 12:19 pm | View Link
Obama Hits Favorite NYC Boutique (the Gap in Midtown) President Dad-Jeans #Normcore is in town this afternoon ahead of an exclusive $32,400-a-head fund-raiser, and he's spending the intervening hours as a man (from out of town) of the people. At the Gap. On 42nd Street. Basically, Obama is channeling The ... 03/11/2014 - 10:51 am | View Link
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When he was 26, Joe McGinniss wrote “The Selling of the President 1968,” a landmark study of the uses of advertising in presidential campaigns. It stayed on bestseller lists for seven months, making Mr. McGinniss the youngest living author, up to that point, to have a No. 1 nonfiction bestseller.
Neil Young launched a Kickstarter campaign Tuesday to raise funds for his new digital music service and player Pono bringing in Bruce Springsteen Eddie Vedder David Crosby James Taylor Tom Petty Sting and a slew of other musical icons to provide testimonial to the new service in an accompanying video Neil
Get the scoop on Goulding's new video, and stick around for a chat with stars Shailene Woodley and Theo James. By Kase Wickman
Ellie Goulding's cover art for "Beating Heart"
The time to come together over the awesome soundtrack for "" is finally here.
Tonight, at 7:53 p.m. ET, musician Ellie Goulding will appear live on MTV to debut the music video for her new song "Beating Heart," which is featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming movie.