President Trump replies to Michelle Obama’s scathing criticism, says he got the top job because of the corrupt Obama administration

2020 Campaign 08/18/20, 19:09

President Trump replied to Michelle Obama's scathing criticism on Tuesday, Aug. 18, after she delivered her remarks to the Democratic National Convention (DNC,) calling her speech "extremely divisive." Speaking to reporters at a White House ceremony to commemorate the passage of Women's Suffrage at the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, ...

Judge orders special prosecutor to examine Smollett probe

U.S. 06/21/19, 14:58

A judge decided to appoint a special prosecutor Friday to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of lying to the police by claiming he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in downtown Chicago in January. In ...

Barbie joins prestigious ranks of fashion council honorees

Entertainment 05/16/19, 12:53

Gloria Steinem, Cecile Richards, Michelle Obama. Barbie?The Council of Fashion Designers of America will follow up those prestigious honorees of its Board of Directors' Tribute Award with the ever-evolving doll. The council said in a statement Thursday the idea is to celebrate Barbie as a fashion icon, coinciding with her ...

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

Entertainment 04/17/19, 11:19

Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Salah are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue. The other cover stars also included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and actors Sandra Oh and Dwayne Johnson. Fellow Democrat Hillary ...

Chicago police union wants federal probe in Smollett case

Entertainment 03/19/19, 12:27

The Chicago police union's president alleges that the county's top prosecutor interfered with the investigation of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett before recusing herself and wants the Justice Department to determine if she broke any laws. WLS-TV in Chicago reports that Fraternal Order of Police President Kevin Graham wrote the Justice Department ...

Michelle Obama’s Grammy appearance did not impress mom

Entertainment 02/13/19, 08:26

It appears Michelle Obama received a reality check from her mom following her appearance at the Grammys. The former first lady took to Instagram Wednesday to share a text exchange with mom Marian Robinson. Obama had received a standing ovation opening Sunday's awards show with Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez ...

Rap artists, women take center stage at Grammys

Entertainment 02/11/19, 03:09

Rap artists and women have both felt shunned by the Grammy Awards in recent years. But this year, they took center stage.Childish Gambino's disturbing look at race relations, "This is America," won record and song of the year on Sunday's telecast. It was the first time a rap-based song won ...

Michelle Obama gets raucous applause at Grammys Awards

Entertainment 02/10/19, 21:20

Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance to help open the Grammy Awards with host Alicia Keys. The former first lady appeared onstage with Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Jada Pinkett Smith and Keys to say how music has impacted their lives. Obama's initial comments were interrupted by raucous applause and many in the ...

Parents wonder if kids are learning amid Los Angeles strike

U.S. 01/15/19, 01:38

Kathleen Whitehead vowed to keep her 14-year-old daughter home Tuesday, after the teen reported not learning much the day earlier at a Los Angeles high school staffed by a skeleton crew of substitutes as tens of thousands of teachers walked off the job in the nation's second-largest school district.Whitehead said ...

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