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HUD Senior Advisor Fired For Trump Criticism Prior To Election

Shermichael Singleton, a political appointee at the Department of Housing and Urban Development was fired for an article he wrote before the election that criticized then-candidate Donald Trump, according to CNN. “We allowed that hostile takeover to happen on our watch,” he wrote. “This individual recognized a moment of great disparity in the Republican base …Read More

Flint Mayor To Meet With Michigan Governor to Discuss Water Bill Credits

The mayor of Flint is planning to meet with Gov. Rick Snyder Tuesday to discuss Michigan’s decision to withdraw some financial assistance that was originally offered to help the Flint and its residents cope with a man-made public health crisis caused by lead-contaminated tap water. The state announced three weeks ago that it will stop …Read More

Nick Cannon Parts Ways With America’s Got Talent

In a message posted Monday on his Facebook account, the comedian says he will not be returning to the NBC reality competition for season 12 after executives at the network threatened to fire him over a racial joke he made in a recent Showtime stand-up special. “I was to be punished for a joke. …Read More

Yale To Drop White Supremacist Name From Residential College

Amid backlash from students and faculty, Yale University has decided to change the name of a residential college that was named after John C. Calhoun.  Calhoun was a 19th-century politician who supported slavery. According to the Huffington Post, on Saturday the institution announced that it would rename the college after Grace Murray Hopper. “The …Read More

Beyonce Shines At The Grammys

A pregnant Beyonce took the Grammy stage Sunday in a lengthy performance of two songs from her critically acclaimed album “Lemonade.” Beyonce sang on top of a long table, even leaning back on a chair while singing “Love Drought.” She later sang “Sandcastles”. She earned a loud applause from the audience at the Staples Center in …Read More

Pharell Williams And Wife Welcome Triplets

The 43-year-old singer and wife Helen Lasichanh have welcomed triplets. According to Vanity Fair, their bundles of joy arrived in early January.  As of yet, the names and gender of the children has not been revealed.  The couple married in 2013 and are parents to eight-year-old son, Rocket

Oprah Joins ’60 Minutes’ As Contributor

CBS News reports that Oprah Winfrey will contribute several segments on the CBS news magazine show 60 Minutes in the upcoming fall season In a statement, she voiced her admiration for the show since her days as a young reporter.  Winfrey has been “a big admirer” of the program. “At a time when people are so …Read More

Betsy Devos Confirmed as Secretary of Education

Betsy Devos a wealthy Republican donor with almost no experience in public education, was confirmed by the Senate as the nation’s education secretary on Tuesday, but only with the help of a historic tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence after weeks of protests and two defections within her own party. The 51-to-50 vote …Read More

Jessa Duggar Gives Birth To Second Child

Jessa Duggar and her husband, Ben Seewald, have welcomed their second child together, a baby boy. “We are so happy to announce the arrival of our sweet second son,” the couple tell People in a statement. “He was born at 4:26 a.m. this morning, weighing 8 lbs. and 11 oz., and measuring 21 3/4 in. long. …Read More