- Politics MarketWatch
Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a question for the critics who think she should have stepped down during President Obama's administration: The Supreme Court justice and “liberal lion” defended her 26 years serving on the highest court in the country with NPR's Nina Totenberg at a NYC event on Wednesday. It has been suggested by more than one commentator, including some law professors, that I should have stepped down during President Obama's second term,” said Ginsburg, 86, as reported by CNBC. When that suggestion is made, I ask the question: Who do you think that the President could nominate that could get through the Republican Senate?
- Politics The Independent
Trump administration threatens to cut funding from university course for 'positive' discussion of Islam
The Trump administration has threatened to disqualify a university-level Middle East studies programme from receiving federal funding for teaching the “positive aspects of Islam”.The US Department of Education has ordered that the programme run by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University revise their course plans by 22 September or risk losing future funding.
- Entertainment Good Morning America
Kelly Clarkson warns fans not to try to kiss her on the cheek when they meet her originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.comHere's a public service announcement from Kelly Clarkson: if you're ever lucky enough to get the chance to meet her, don't even think about leaning in for a smooch, or even a peck on the cheek."Spread the word. I don’t like being kissed on my face when U meet me. Ever. Male or female," the "Voice" coach and newly minted talk show host writes on Twitter."I ain’t European y’all. I didn’t grow up doing that. I don’t like it," Clarkson continued. ...
- Politics HuffPost
The irony of the former White House press secretary’s demand did not go unnoticed.