Burt Reynolds, the charismatic star of such films as Deliverance, The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit who set out to have as much fun as possible on and off the screen has died. He was 82. Reynolds, who received an Oscar nomination when he portrayed porn director Jack Horner in Paul Thomas Anderson's Boogie Nights (1997) and was the... Read More.
The government’s top official overseeing the $1.5 trillion student loan market resigned in protest on Monday. Seth Frotman will be stepping down as student loan ombudsman at the end of the week. According to his resignation letter which was obtained by The Associated Press. He held that position since 2016, but has been with... Read More.
A video floating around Instagram is prompting outrage after a student in Gretna, Louisiana was sent home from school because of her hairstyle. The student has a simple, pulled back and age-appropriate braided hairstyle, but was sent home because the school deemed her style “un-natural.” School administrators said it’s school policy for students to have only... Read More.
Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, was convicted on Tuesday in his financial fraud trial, bringing a dramatic end to a politically charged case that riveted the capital. The verdict was a victory for the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, whose prosecutors introduced extensive evidence that Mr. Manafort... Read More.
Aretha Franklin, universally acclaimed as the “Queen of Soul” and one of America’s greatest singers in any style, died on Thursday at her home in Detroit. She was 76. Franklin died at 9:50 a.m. at her home in Detroit, surrounded by family and friends, according to a statement on behalf... Read More.
In January, mall management said that the mall was closing and tenants' leases were not being renewed. One of the final occupants, the Mississippi Highway Patrol Driver Services will also be closing. Burlington and the section of the building that houses city offices are independently owned and will remain open. Paul... Read More.
Michigan businessman John James,a black Iraq War veteran who was endorsed by President Donald Trump, won the Republican nomination Tuesday and will take on Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow this fall. James, a political newcomer, convincingly defeated buyout firm founder Sandy Pensler in the GOP primary. The two traded barbs over their business records, conservative... Read More.