Beto O’Rourke Kicks Off 2020 Campaign In Iowa

Democrat Beto O'Rourke jumped into the 2020 presidential race Thursday, shaking up the already packed field and pledging to win over voters from across the political spectrum as he tries to translate his sudden celebrity into a formidable White House bid.The former Texas congressman began his campaign by taking his first ever trip... Read More.

R. Kelly Arrested Again After Child Support Hearing

R. Kelly was taken back into custody Wednesday after appearing at a child-support hearing, authorities said, hours after the broadcast of an interview in which the R&B star cried and ranted about being “assassinated” by allegations of sexual abuse.Cook County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said she did not know why Kelly was taken... Read More.

House Approves Bill To Expand Gun Background Checks

The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday approved a measure requiring federal background checks for all firearms sales and transfers, the first major gun control legislation considered by Congress in nearly 25 years.Democrats called the 240-190 vote a major step to end the gun lobby’s grip on Washington and begin to address an epidemic of... Read More.

Police Provide Details Of Smollett Plans For Attack

An LGBTQ rights group is calling on anyone who feels let down by the allegations against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett to channel their anger and disappointment into productive activism to fight hate crimes.The Human Rights Campaign released a statement Thursday saying that a “rising tide of hate violence has had a devastating impact... Read More.

Barack Obama Partners With NBA, FIBA To Create Africa Basketball League

Former President Brack Obama has teamed with the NBAand International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to create a new league in Africa that will feature 12 teams from several countries across the continent.“I’ve always loved basketball because it’s about building a team that’s equal to more than the sum of its parts. Glad to see... Read More.