Co-owner of the Hawks, Bruce Levenson has decided to sell his stake in the Atlanta Hawks after facing criticism from fans and the NBA for a 2012 email that black fans made 'southern whites' uncomfortable.
Based on what’s known so far, it’s likely that Laurence and Jane Glazer’s aircraft flew along for hours, then ran out of fuel and crashed because of a loss of cabin pressure and hypoxia, affecting coordination and judgment and leading to incapacitation.
President Obama had said he’d use executive authority to bypass Congress on immigration law 'without further delay.' Now, with some Democratic Senate seats in danger, aides say Obama will wait until after the November elections.
First, Democrat Chad Taylor bows out of the race, boosting prospects for independent Greg Orman. Then, the GOP secretary of state determined that Taylor's name must stay on the ballot. The outcome could swing control of the Senate.
A private turboprop aircraft headed to Florida from Rochester, NY, apparently crashed near Jamaica. Initial reports indicate the pilot may have become incapacitated due to loss of cabin pressurization.
Many expected that President Obama would dismantle President Bush's war on terror and the assault on civil liberties at home in its name. But the terrorist threat still loomed and public pressure to protect the homeland remained. So did the dark precedents.
The 'October surprise' has been a fixture of US campaign seasons. It's just about time for that even-year big event that will change the mood of the country or, at least, get the right voters to the polls.
Perhaps more like a field goal: The Oakland Raiders agreed to pay 90 cheerleaders $1.25 million to settle the wage theft lawsuit after a new contract nearly tripled the Raiderettes' compensation ... to minimum wage.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said body-worn cameras are 'the next wave' in police equipment. But they come with unanswered privacy questions, such as when the cameras will be turned on and who will have access to the stored files.