Where Did Hopes For Obama Go?

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  • Professor explains wild airline rant: In-flight cigarette was ‘revolutionary’ act of ‘civil disobedience’
    A Penn State professor was arrested over the weekend in a bizarre videotaped incident that went viral. Karen Halnon, who teaches sociology at the university’s Abington campus, was flying from Nicaragua to Miami when she lit up a cigarette and ranted about Venezuela and President Barack Obama. 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
  • 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
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man
    After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
  • Ex-guerrilla Petro carrying left's hopes in Colombia's election
    Former guerrilla Gustavo Petro believes his presence in Colombia's presidential run-off election on Sunday shows the South American country has shed its suspicions of the left, tainted by 50 years of conflict. Former guerrilla Gustavo Petro believes his ...
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  • A rebirth for the Lakota language: Institute hopes to create a new generation of speakers
    KYLE | Dawn Frank breaks from the interview to answer a family text message. Her daughters attend Stanford University. When they text back home to their mom and aunts on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, it's often in Lakota. "We're just ...
    06/16/2018 - 11:06 pm | View Link
  • UH AD Matlin hopes his 2020 vision brings balance
    In 2015, just over six months into the job, athletic director David Matlin gave the University of Hawaii Board of Regents a slide show of his plan to balance the department budget by 2020, prompting one of them to dub it, “2020 vision.” Read More
    06/16/2018 - 11:05 pm | View Link
  • Tunisia, Senegal aim to turn things around for Africa
    VOLGOGRAD, Russia — African teams have so far lost three matches from three starts at the World Cup in Russia. It’s now up to Tunisia and Senegal to get the continent’s teams back on track. Luckily for those willing Africa on, both teams have a ...
    06/16/2018 - 10:03 pm | View Link
  • Roberto Martinez: If Belgium can become a team we can shine at the World Cup
    LONDON -- Of all the teams that have never lifted a World Cup, Belgium look best placed to win their first in Russia. The country boasts a golden generation of players, led by Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard. Their main rival in the first-round group is ...
    06/16/2018 - 9:07 pm | View Link
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  • Fly CP Air | Information about CP Air
    As seen here:. California Pacific Airlines (Carlsbad, CA) has once more announced plans to start commercial passenger operations this time using an existing Part 121-certificated carrier.
    06/14/2018 - 1:42 pm | View Website
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    06/13/2018 - 7:59 am | View Website
  • Hope
    Hope is an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large. As a verb, its definitions include: "expect with confidence" and "to cherish a desire with anticipation".
    06/13/2018 - 1:47 am | View Website
  • NFL Playoff Picture
    Schedule and Standings for the NFL Playoffs. What would the NFL Playoffs look like if the season ended today? Find out now with NFL's Playoff Picture.
    06/10/2018 - 2:44 pm | View Website
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