Head of USA Gymnastics, Kerry Perry, Has Been Fired

Kerry Perry recently left her position as the head of USA gymnastics after she was asked to resign. Perry was hired as the CEO and president of the national gymnastics team, despite her lack of experience with the sport. When she was hired, Perry stated that her main focus was “on creating an environment of […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • September 5, 2018
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Monica Lewinsky Walks Out of Interview

Monica Lewinsky walked out of an interview in Jerusalem after she was asked a question regarding her relationship with former U.S. president Bill Clinton. The interview was conducted by famed Israeli news anchor Yonit Levi. Levi asked Lewinsky the following question: “Now recently in an interview with ABC News, former president Clinton was rather irate […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • September 5, 2018
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Thousands Sign Petition To Replace Betsy DeVos with LeBron James

Lebron James’ fans started a petition to replace Betsy DeVos as education secretary after the NBA star started a school in the neighborhood where he grew up in Akron Ohio. Thousands of people have signed the petition and the document may be sent to President Trump. Sections of the petition read: “Unfortunately, Trump and his […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 13, 2018
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Former New York Assembly Speaker Convicted Of Corruption

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been sentenced to 7-years in prison for taking bribes and money laundering. The once respected democratic politician was convicted in November of 2015 and was originally sentenced to 12-years in 2016. Silver is still on his $200,000 bail that he posted back when he was first arrested. […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • July 29, 2018
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The White House Will No Longer Announce Calls With Foreign Leaders

Earlier this week, two sources told CNN that the White House plans to stop releasing information about Donald Trump’s phone calls with foreign leaders. The report follows Trump’s behind-closed-doors meeting with President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit. The White House has been becoming more private and the timeline for the new phone call policy […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • July 27, 2018
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Georgia Rep. Jason Spencer Duped By Sasha Baron Cohen

Georgia state Rep. Jason Spencer was duped by Sacha Baron Cohen and his crew during the making of the new TV special, “Who is America?”. The episode aired on Sunday and sullied Spencer’s reputation. In his appearance, Spencer exposed his buttock and screamed racial slurs. In response, House Speaker David Ralston suggested Spencer’s resignation. In […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • July 25, 2018
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RAICES Fundraiser Soars to New Heights

The separation of immigrant families is touching the hearts of people around the world. Hundreds of thousands of donations have rolled in, totaling more than $19.4 million in less than a week. The Facebook fundraiser is called “Reunite an immigrant parent with their child”. The fundraiser launched on Sunday, June 17th and the target is […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • June 23, 2018
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U.S. Still United After World Cup Loss To Belgium

The United States suffered a tough 2-1 loss to Belgium to end its World Cup run, but there is something more important that did not end at the blow of the final whistle—patriotism. The game of soccer has not ever really been the focused sport of the U.S., but the World Cup brings something special every […]
  • Megan Harrison
  • July 3, 2014
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USA Win Over Ghana Breaks Records in World Cup

Despite being outplayed by Ghana for much of the game, USA managed to pull off a dramatic 2-1 win Monday, June 16. USA started the game off with a quick goal, scored by Clint Dempsey. At only 30 seconds into the game, it was the fastest goal ever scored for USA in World Cup history. […]
  • Scott Blickensderfer
  • June 17, 2014
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