Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Home » Archives by category » News (Page 519)

Teena Marie dead at 54

Teena Marie dead at 54

R&B singer Teena Marie, known by many as the “Ivory Queen of Soul,” died over the weekend at age 54 after a career that included hit songs and a constant…

Oregon one of a handful boosting gas tax

Oregon drivers may get an unpleasant shock when they pull up to the pump in the new year. Read the full story on CNN…

Rotten weather stalls post-Christmas sales

Rotten weather stalls post-Christmas sales

Nothing frustrates a nervous retailer looking for a big return during post-Christmas sales than the depression that comes from a massive East Coast snowstorm that shuts down the shopping malls…

Abercrombie to birthers: I’m gonna prove you wrong

Abercrombie to birthers: I’m gonna prove you wrong

Memo to the nutcases who still question President Barack Obama‘s citizenship: The governor of Hawaii is ready to kick your collective asses with the best weapon of all: the truth.…

Will Bill Clinton become Obama’s salvation?

Will Bill Clinton become Obama’s salvation?

In 1994, a chastened President Bill Clinton overcame the loss of Democratic control of Congress by turning the extremes of the Republican Party on itself — demonizing both the House…

Major snowstorm batters East Coast

Major snowstorm batters East Coast

A post-Christmas blizzard zoomed up the East Coast Sunday, threatening to bring a  foot of snow and blizzards to New York City, New England and others areas Sunday, bringing holiday…

Republicans bring in sex pot to raise money

Republicans bring in sex pot to raise money

The Republican Party needs money to pay off some really big campaign debts so they are bringing in country sexpot LeAnn Rimes to peforms at a big-buck fundraiser at Washington‘s…

Republican chaos could help Obama

Republican chaos could help Obama

The great wall of GOP resistance, the Berlin wall of modern Washington politics, is already crumbling and threatening to the GOP takeover of the House and the gains in the…

Black author produces look at Jim Crow south

Black author produces look at Jim Crow south

Growing up in segregated Memphis during the Jim Crow era, Augustus White III knew about those certain places off-limits to him as a black man — restrooms, diners and schools.…

Cell phones: The new activist tool

Cell phones: The new activist tool

If you voted this fall, there’s a good chance you were texting about it. Twenty-six percent of adult Americans used their cell phones to encourage others to vote in November’s…