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White House Announces 9 Pardons by President Obama

White House Announces 9 Pardons by President Obama

The White House announced Friday, December 3, 2010 that President Barack Obama has pardoned 9 people of for a wide range of crimes. Though officials in Washington, DC, did not comment on why Obama chose to pardon the people of their crimes, White House spokesman Reid Cherlin offered a statement...

Still Married Kelsey Grammer Engaged to Katye Walsh

Still Married Kelsey Grammer Engaged to Katye Walsh

Kelsey Grammer, former Fraiser star, recently attended a Kennedy Center Honors gaga in Washington, DC, with his current girlfriend and future bride, Kayte Walsh. Walsh was spotted canoodling with Grammer, sporting a massive diamond engagement ring, and otherwise enjoying the fete despite Grammer's...

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

People around the world have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years while also using the hemp plant for everything from fabric and rope to ethanol fuel. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, a man with a bit of power and enough determination decided pot was wicked, evil and narcotic. He...

15 of the Dumbest Laws Still on the Books

15 of the Dumbest Laws Still on the Books

Here’s a look at 15 of the verifiable stupid laws from across this great land, on all levels: state, city and county.

North Korea Bombs South Korea's Yeonpyong Island Over Border Dispute

North Korea Bombs South Korea's Yeonpyong Island Over Border Dispute

A maritime border dispute between North and South Korea led to a bombing on Yeonpyeong Island on Tuesday. The hour long "rain of shells" caused at least two casualties, massive damages to buildings, and terror among South Korean civilians. The incident was condemned by U.S. officials in Washington...

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University of Maryland University College Online

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) was founded in 1947. It is one of eleven accredited, degree-granting institutions of the the University System of Maryland. The main campus is located in Adelphi, Maryland but the has satellite campuses in Washington DC, the Metropolitan area,...

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Michelle Obama’s Portrait Debuts at Smithsonian

Martha Stewart and Michelle Obama received a space in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington for the first time, MaxiNews.com reported.A new exhibit, "Americans Now," opened Friday, featuring famous names from science, business, government and the arts in the museum.President Barack Obama and...

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10 Most Powerful Martin Luther King Jr Quotes

Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most iconic civil rights activists involved in the African American Civil Rights Movement in history. As one of the greatest and most influential leaders of our time, King stood up against oppression while honoring spirituality and humanitarianism. As a...

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North Korea Threatens U.S.

North Korea threatened Wednesday to wipe the United States off the map as Washington and its allies watched for signs that the administration will launch a series of missiles. A U.S. destroyer was following a North Korean ship off China’s coast, suspected of transporting illegal weapons to Myanmar....

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New York University Online

New York University offers its online programs through the Paul McGhee Division.