President Obama Wants to Host SportsCenter

President Barack Obama has a gig he’d love to take up after he leaves the Oval Office: hosting ESPN’s SportsCenter. The sports fan-in-chief revealed his interest during a private meeting with Dreamworks’ Jeffrey Katzenberg and other executive on Nov. 26, according to the Hollywood Reporter: At the end of the conversation — which touched on a myriad of topics, from […]

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TSA Made Half-a-Million Bucks From Abandoned Pocket Change Last Year

The Transportation Security Administration hauled in $531,395.22 in pocket change that passengers left behind at security checkpoints last year, according to documents obtained by the Washington Post. The half-a-million bucks the TSA reported collecting in 2012 is the most ever reported to Congress. Passengers in Miami made the fattest contribution to TSA coffers — $39,613 — while those passing through […]

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South Africa Faces Difficulties After Mandela

Nelson Mandela, the African freedom fighter who followed his long struggle against racist rule in South Africa with resolute reconciliation with his former oppressors, and whose life came to be regarded, almost universally, as the finest articulation of the human spirit, died Thursday. He was 95. South African President Jacob Zuma, a fellow inmate of Mandela’s on the apartheid-era prison […]

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Poll: Young Adults Rejecting Obamacare

Young voters, a cornerstone of Barack Obama‘s political coalition, are growing increasingly disillusioned with the President and skeptical of his signature healthcare law, according to a new national poll released Wednesday. The survey, conducted by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, found that 56% of Americans aged 18 to 29 disapprove of Obama’s signature domestic initiative, compared to just 39% who support the […]

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