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White House Finally Unveils Official Obama Portraits

    In a restoration of tradition, former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama were at the White House for a ceremony honoring the unveiling of their official portraits. On Wednesday afternoon (September 7th), the Obamas were the guests of honor at the White House as their official portraits were unveiled to the public for the first time. The ceremony honoring a former President & First Lady […]

todaySeptember 10, 2022 18


California bill would limit use of rap, hip-hop lyrics in court

A bill that would limit the admissible use of rap or hip-hop lyrics in a court of law is now on California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk after passing both houses of the legislature. Assembly Bill 2799, introduced by Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles), would require a judge to consider whether creative expression is “evidence of the defendant’s propensity for violence or criminal disposition,” and whether admitting it would “inject racial […]

todayAugust 29, 2022 18


Boris Johnson to resign as British Prime Minister

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s political career has been defined by a remarkable ability to overcome scandals and blunders that would ruin almost any other politician. But he couldn’t defy the political odds forever, and in the end his bluster and missteps finally took their toll, culminating in his resignation as Conservative party leader. Nevertheless, after weeks of controversy and a pair of crushing Conservative losses in recent by-elections, Mr. […]

todayJuly 7, 2022 6


Democrats look to recruit businesses from red states restricting abortion

SACRAMENTO — Blue-state governors have a new business recruiting tool: abortion. The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade has Democratic leaders trying to flip the script on low-tax red states, hoping to entice businesses whose employees don’t want to live with restrictions on their reproductive freedoms. The Golden State has long endured needling from Republicans and some business owners who criticize California’s less-than-friendly corporate conditions. Most notably, Tesla CEO Elon […]

todayJune 28, 2022 9