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
Gallup Daily Tracking Poll shows more approval than disapproval of ... - Canton Repository 6:16 p.m. The Gallup Daily Tracking Poll measures the percentage of Americans who approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president ... 03/4/2015 - 6:55 am | View Link
Daily Caller: Department of Justice Shut Down Search for Lois ... - FOXNews.com By Patrick Howley, The Daily Caller The Obama administration’s Department of Justice shut down an attempt to force the Internal Revenue Service to 03/3/2015 - 11:45 am | View Link
ANALYSIS Obama Netanyahu on collision course - Big News Network Daily Herald Monday 2nd March, 2015 For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision 03/2/2015 - 3:14 pm | View Link
What Rick Perry Calls Obama's Greatest Indictment - Heritage Foundation Rick Perry visited The Daily Signal’s studio at CPAC to critique ... So why doesn’t Obama do it? 02/27/2015 - 8:32 am | View Link
'SHAME ON YOU!' Black Media Exec UNLOADS: Obama Uses Sharpton To ... - FOXNews.com PATRICK HOWLEY, Daily Caller Legendary TV talk show host Byron Allen is taking on Al Sharpton, President Obama, and the most powerful media 02/26/2015 - 3:33 pm | View Link
Obama leashes the Saudi war dogs Obama “underscored” the US’ commitment to Saudi Arabia ... We have not promised any military support to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.” (Daily Times). All in all, the Saudi operations in Yemen are lacking a sense of direction and may have ... 03/28/2015 - 2:54 am | View Link
GOP-guided budget sets up battles between Congress and Obama WASHINGTON -- With Republicans muscling a balanced-budget plan through the Senate, Congress is positioned for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law. Working into Friday's pre ... 03/27/2015 - 8:46 pm | View Link
Why is Obama so Obsessed with Israel? Given the fact that Israel has been assaulted by multiple Arab armies four times since it declared independence sixty years ago, and that it is currently under daily genocidal threats from the nuclear-arming Iranians, Obama’s idea looks plain crazy. 03/27/2015 - 7:18 pm | View Link
LETTER: Giuliani shouldn’t question Obama’s patriotism Like many Americans, I voted for President Obama both times hoping to see him complete his “dreams for a better America”. His accomplishments are many — immigration reform, health care insurance, substantially reducing unemployment, and getting our ... 03/27/2015 - 5:33 pm | View Link
DAILY DOSE: Obama chats with ‘The Wire’ creator David Simon Now for something a little different for today’s DAILY DOSE — a video we just have to share. In this 12 minute clip, President Barak Obama chatted with David Simon, the former Baltimore Sun police reporter and creator of the greatest television series ... 03/27/2015 - 5:15 pm | View Link
President Obama Job Approval All Commentary & News Stories - Race After Obama - Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal - The Folly and Radicalism of Obama's Iran Project - Rich Lowry, NRO 03/28/2015 - 5:31 am | View Website
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Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II (US i / b ə ˈ r ɑː k h uː ˈ s eɪ n ɵ ˈ b ɑː m ə /, born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States ... 03/27/2015 - 7:51 pm | View Website
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Daily Presidential Tracking Poll Thursday, March 26, 2015. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President ... 03/27/2015 - 3:41 pm | View Website
Chasing the Scream
By Johann Hari
The drug war is viewed by many as a 40-year-old waste of resources. But in this beautifully written book, British journo Johann Hari shows that its roots extend as far back as the early 1900s, when young Harry Anslinger heard the shrieks of a neighbor in withdrawal; he grew up to lead the Bureau of Narcotics, the DEA's precursor, pioneering ruthless drug policies that endured for decades.
By Steve LeVine
Arguably no existing technology holds more potential to slow climate change and reboot the economy than the lithium-ion battery. Quartz reporter Steve LeVine chronicles the global race to develop a battery cheap and durable enough to supplant the internal-combustion engine. The field is littered with hype and people left in the dust—including LeVine, whose book, in its slow march to press, didn't get to the solid-state battery technology that's now at the cutting edge.
Owner Mark Cuban has done a commendable job of biting his tongue this season with regard to officiating, but he couldn’t hold back any longer Friday night after the Mavericks’ 94-76 loss to San Antonio.
Cuban said a season-long trend of non-calls on Monta Ellis has simply gotten to epidemic proportions.
“What set me off was Monta’s drive to the basket, where he got hit in the face, (Tim) Duncan got his body lower and his hands were down and (referee) Monty McCutchen said he was straight up and down,” Cuban said, referring to a defender’s position when contact is made with a shooter.
The State Department has ordered an internal audit of its recordkeeping, part of a top-to-bottom look at the agency's practices in the aftermath of revelations that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used a private email account and server during her tenure.
The State Department released a letter Friday that Secretary of State John Kerry sent to the department's inspector general earlier this week, asking for the review and calling it critical to "preserve a full and complete record of American foreign policy" and for the U.