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Trump-Modi bromance reignited at Texas rally

Trump-Modi bromance reignited at Texas rally

Donald Trump heads to Houston, Texas, on Sunday to join a major rally of tens of thousands of Indian-Americans, but the US President won’t be headlining. Instead, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the star. “Howdy, Modi!” is billed to be the largest gathering for any foreign leader visiting the US, “other than the…MORE

It’s Banned Books Week. Here are the 11 most challenged books last year

It’s Banned Books Week. Here are the 11 most challenged books last year

Books have long been the source of changing perspectives, but not without some controversy. In 2018, at least 347 challenges were filed seeking to remove 483 books from libraries or schools, according to a recent news release from the American Library Association (ALA), a sponsor of Banned Books Week, which runs September 22-28. The annual…MORE

3 things to watch for this NFL Sunday

3 things to watch for this NFL Sunday

For many NFL teams, their hopes of making the playoffs have already been dashed. But for others, the fun has only just begun. Going into the third NFL Sunday of the season, teams will look to capitalize on early momentum, correct miscues that have exposed weaknesses or start started planning for the 2020 Draft. This…MORE

Sure, black people can be racist, too

Sure, black people can be racist, too

Comedian Chris Rock recently got into trouble after posting a meme with a picture of Betty White, the former “Golden Girls” actress. “The first thing people say when a mass shooting is announced,” Rock wrote in the caption. The unspoken punchline: Bet he white. Some white critics called Rock a racist. But the comedian’s defenders…MORE

Elizabeth Warren surges and Joe Biden fades in close Iowa race, new poll shows

Elizabeth Warren surges and Joe Biden fades in close Iowa race, new poll shows

A surging Sen. Elizabeth Warren is challenging Joe Biden’s dominance in the race for the Democratic nomination, standing at 22% to the former vice president’s 20% in a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers. Although neither candidate holds a clear lead at this point, the new poll finds Warren and Biden well…MORE

Cities across the world flash the Bat Signal on Batman Day

Cities across the world flash the Bat Signal on Batman Day

Cities across the world on Saturday marked Batman Day by flashing the Bat Signal across buildings and into the night sky, a nod to the Caped Crusader on his 80th birthday. Fans of the DC Comics superhero spotted his famous distress call at 8 p.m. local time in Melbourne, Tokyo, Johannesburg, Berlin, Rome and London,…MORE

Ba-de-ya! Los Angeles declared September 21 ‘Earth, Wind & Fire Day’

Ba-de-ya! Los Angeles declared September 21 ‘Earth, Wind & Fire Day’

Do you remember? The Los Angeles City Council does. That’s right folks, it’s here: It’s the 21st night of September, and it’s basically the only time you can get away with listening to Earth, Wind & Fire’s classic song “September” on repeat. And to make sure all Angelenos understood their obligation to chase the clouds…MORE


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