Jackie Gingrich Cushman: We have fought many wars as a country but now we are engaged in a battle for our soul

Jackie Gingrich Cushman pens new book ‘Our Broken America’ Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s daughter Jackie Gingrich Cushman breaks down her new book on fixing a broken America. There was a time when we identified as Americans first, even if we also identified with other subgroups. There has always been something different about America. This difference provided people with a […]

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5 books not to miss: ‘Never Have I Ever,’ ‘Chances Are…’ by Richard Russo, ‘Chelsea Girls’

“Never Have I Ever,” by Joshilyn Jackson. (Photo: William Morrow) In search of something good to read? USA TODAY’s Barbara VanDenburgh scopes out the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases. 1. “Never Have I Ever,” by Joshilyn Jackson (William Morrow, fiction, on sale July 30) What it’s about: Amy Whey loves her ordinary life. She has a husband who […]

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Rick Snyder, Former Michigan Governor, Withdraws From Harvard Post Over Flint Uproar

Rick Snyder, a former governor of Michigan, removed himself from an upcoming fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School amid a backlash over his role in a water contamination crisis in one the nation’s most impoverished cities. The choice of Mr. Snyder as a fellow by the prestigious school of government inflamed Mr. Snyder’s critics after it was announced on Friday, […]

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Pabst Blue Ribbon releases ‘Hard Coffee’ alcoholic beverage with caffeine — here’s where you can get it

MillerCoors, Anheuser-Busch beer battle going to court; Tyson recalls chicken strips Fox Business Briefs: MillerCoors is suing Anheuser-Busch over its Bud Light commercials that ran during the Super Bowl that claim Coors and Miller Light contain corn syrup; Tyson Foods is recalling about 70,000 pounds of chicken strips because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal. Pabst Blue Ribbon […]

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East West Players Unveils 54th Season Featuring BD Wong-Directed ‘The Great Leap’, Jiehae Park’s ‘Hannah And The Dread Gazebo’

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month may have ended, but the Los Angeles-based theatre organization East West Players (EWP) continues to celebrate Asian and Asian American by announcing their 54th season which they have dubbed “We Are the Ones We Are Waiting For.” EWP’s 2019/2020 season takes place from Summer 2019 through Spring 2020 and consists of four productions, including a […]

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The man behind Jim’s Mowing has some advice – ‘do a bit of homework’

The man behind one of Australia’s most famous franchises Jim’s Mowing has rubbished the franchising sector and voiced concern the response to a recent parliamentary inquiry won’t be strong enough. David ‘Jim’ Penman started Jim’s Mowing in 1989 and it has expanded to more than 50 divisions from antennae to personal training, which reap $500 million in revenue a year. […]

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Disney, Sinclair reportedly have $10B+ deal for 21 regional sports networks

Walt Disney is reportedly near a final agreement to sell its remaining 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast for around $10 billion. Is that too much or too little? (Photo: Ezra Shaw / Getty Images) The nation’s largest broadcaster has reportedly reached a deal to acquire 21 regional sports networks from The Walt Disney Co. for more than $10 billion. […]

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U.S. Colleges Raise $47 Billion in Ninth Straight Record Year

U.S. colleges raised $46.7 billion in the 12 months through June 2018, the ninth straight record year, as the lengthy bull market for stocks helped spur contributions. Harvard University, the country’s richest school, pulled in the most money at $1.4 billion, according to a study released Monday by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. The S&P 500 Index’s […]

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