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FULL TEXT: President Trump's first-ever joint address to Congress
Below is President Donald Trump 's first-ever joint address to Congress, delivered Tuesday night, as prepared for delivery and released by the White House. TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and Citizens
The revival of Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
When Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf arrived earlier this month in Michigan for a speaking engagement, only a week had passed since President Trump announced a travel ban against immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The action had sparked international protests, a clash between the
Historic Bed and Breakfasts Offer Glimpses of Underground Railroad
Just in time for Black History Month , BedAndBreakfast.com has published a list of bed and breakfasts that feature traces of the Underground Railroad. These are the perfect destination for history buffs or anyone who wants to immerse themselves in this important piece of America’s past. 1830
The 2016 Uni Watch NBA preview
With the 2016-17 NBA season set to tip off Oct. 25, the league's uniforms are going to be featuring a whole lot of nothing -- or at least a whole lot of zeroes. That's because three NBA teams currently have a No. 0 and a No. 00 on their rosters (yes, that's legal in the NBA). One of those teams,
Waiting For LeBron
Charles Wakefield buckled his 5-month-old daughter, Aavielle, into his Oldsmobile, tightened the straps on her new car seat and double-checked the infant safety locks. His girlfriend climbed into the driver's seat, and Charles kissed her goodbye before stepping back from the car. "Be safe," he told
Joe Biden: Donald Trump 'Makes Me Sad'
Vice President Joe Biden has said that he finds some of the comments made by GOP front-runner Donald Trump over the course of his campaign to be discouraging. “When I listen to some of the stuff Donald Trump says it just makes me sad,” Biden said in an interview with Billboard . “It’s never, never
106-Year-Old Who Danced With Obamas Draws Community Support
Virginia McLaurin, the 106-year-old woman that stole hearts when she danced with the Obamas last month, is receiving support from her Washington, D.C ., community. "She wants to maintain her independence and be close to her church," McLaurin's friend and neighbor Deborah Menkart told ABC News
Oscars 2016: Chris Rock's Best Moments During the Oscars
Comedian Chris Rock took the stage Sunday night to host the 88th Academy Awards and he didn't disappoint. Through his opening monologue, skits and even selling Girl Scout cookies , Rock entertained the Hollywood crowd. Here are his best moments as an Oscars host: Interviews Outside of a Compton
Diversity Was the Real Star of the 2016 Oscars
Besides who would win, the biggest question at this year's Oscars ceremony was how the show and its stars would handle the issue of diversity. The conversation started on the red carpet with Kerry Washington , Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and others chiming in. This is the second year in
Stacey Dash Explains Surprise Appearance at Oscars: 'We Need to Support Chris Rock'
Stacey Dash has opened up about why she made a surprise appearance at the Oscars . Oscars host Chris Rock invited actress and Fox News commentator Stacey Dash on stage during the 88th annual Academy Awards as part of a bit referencing the conversation surrounding the lack of diversity in Hollywood.