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What do you think of Hamilton staying on the $10 and Tubman debuting on the $20?

What do you think of Hamilton staying on the $10 and Tubman debuting on the $20?
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With 118,328 votes, Harriet Tubman edged Eleanor Roosevelt in a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill.; Credit: Womenon20s Last June, the U.S. Treasury Department announced it would redesign the $10 bill and replace Alexander Hamilton with a woman to-be-named as the face of the currency. We even talked about it here […]

Are voter registration rules like New York’s suppressing votes?

Are voter registration rules like New York’s suppressing votes?

Pens, buttons and registration forms lie on a table during a voter registration drive sponsored by The Partnership for the Homeless in New York City.; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Ivanka and Eric Trump opined on the  challenges of registering to vote in primary elections last week after reports revealed both had missed the October 2015 […]

AirTalk election 2016: Analyzing each campaign on the eve of the New York State primary

AirTalk election 2016: Analyzing each campaign on the eve of the New York State primary

The New York State primary is Tuesday for both Republicans and Democrats.; Credit: New York Daily News via Facebook The New York State primary is Tuesday for both Republicans and Democrats. Both current frontrunners, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump call the Empire State home and have been making sure everyone knows it in the weeks […]

Court reporter Linda Deutsch says it’s time to release Leslie Van Houten

Court reporter Linda Deutsch says it’s time to release Leslie Van Houten

Sheron Lawin (L), a member of the Board of Prison Terms commissioners, listens to Leslie Van Houten (R), after her parole was denied 28 June 2002 at the California Institution for Women in Corona, California. Van Houten, 53, has served over 30 years in prison for her involvement in the Tate-LaBianca killings.; Credit: DAMIAN DOVARGANES/AFP/Getty […]

Court reporter Linda Deutsch says it’s time to release Leslie Van Houten

Court reporter Linda Deutsch says it’s time to release Leslie Van Houten

Sheron Lawin (L), a member of the Board of Prison Terms commissioners, listens to Leslie Van Houten (R), after her parole was denied 28 June 2002 at the California Institution for Women in Corona, California. Van Houten, 53, has served over 30 years in prison for her involvement in the Tate-LaBianca killings.; Credit: DAMIAN DOVARGANES/AFP/Getty […]

As L.A. Olympic bid progresses, local State Senator proposes bill to create contingency fund for Games

As L.A. Olympic bid progresses, local State Senator proposes bill to create contingency fund for Games

THE OLYMPIC MOTTO OF CITIUS, ALTIUS, FORTIUS IS DISPLAYED ON A GIANT TV SCREEN AT TODAY’s OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 1984 SUMMER OLYMPICS. ; Credit: Tony Duffy/Getty Images Four cities remain in the hunt for the right to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Hamburg, Germany, dropped from the race in November, which leaves Paris, Rome, […]

As L.A. Olympic bid progresses, local State Senator proposes bill to create contingency fund for Games

As L.A. Olympic bid progresses, local State Senator proposes bill to create contingency fund for Games

THE OLYMPIC MOTTO OF CITIUS, ALTIUS, FORTIUS IS DISPLAYED ON A GIANT TV SCREEN AT TODAY’s OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 1984 SUMMER OLYMPICS. ; Credit: Tony Duffy/Getty Images Four cities remain in the hunt for the right to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Hamburg, Germany, dropped from the race in November, which leaves Paris, Rome, […]

One last fadeaway: Looking back at Kobe Bryant’s 20 year NBA career

One last fadeaway: Looking back at Kobe Bryant’s 20 year NBA career

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers tries to drive around Dion Waiters #3 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second quarter of a NBA game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.; Credit: J Pat Carter/Getty Images The fadeaway jumper isn’t perfect. While it looks great a lot of the time, it’s often not […]

One last fadeaway: Looking back at Kobe Bryant’s 20 year NBA career

One last fadeaway: Looking back at Kobe Bryant’s 20 year NBA career

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers tries to drive around Dion Waiters #3 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second quarter of a NBA game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.; Credit: J Pat Carter/Getty Images The fadeaway jumper isn’t perfect. While it looks great a lot of the time, it’s often not […]

A look at how often tabloids are sued as Blake Shelton case against InTouch moves forward

A look at how often tabloids are sued as Blake Shelton case against InTouch moves forward

Recording Artist Blake Shelton performs at Warner Music Nashville’s “Pickin’ On The Patio” Series at Warner Music Nashville on September 23, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.; Credit: Jason Davis/Getty Images Country music star and ‘The Voice’ judge Blake Shelton will be allowed to move ahead with his lawsuit against the company that publishes InTouch Weekly, after […]