Former US Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. released from halfway house in Baltimore …

BALTIMORE – Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been released from a halfway house in Baltimore, where he'd been living since his release from an Alabama federal prison in March. Jackson was released from the Volunteers of America halfway house 

Rep. Thompson calls on House to remove Confederate flag emblem

WASHINGTON – Rep. Bennie Thompson called on fellow lawmakers Wednesday to remove from the halls of the U.S. House all symbols bearing the Confederate flag , including the flag of his own state of Mississippi. Thompson, the only Democratic and onl

Rep. Danny Davis’ Azerbaijan trip still under ethics review by US House

The Turkic American Federation of Midwest has spent more than $260,000 on trips for congressional lawmakers and their aides since 2011, according to LegiStorm, which tracks congressional data. Almost $127,000 of the total went for trips taken by Hous

U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins calls meals program ‘a worthy cause’ during Overbrook …

The legislation passed the U.S. House on Dec. 2, 2010, with the support of 247 Democrats and just 17 Republicans. Jenkins joined fellow Kansas Republicans Jerry Moran, then a member of the U.S. House, and Rep. Todd Tiahrt in voting against the bi

Oratory on Confederate Flag in South Carolina Legislature Shows Deep Divisions

State Representative Christopher A. Corley, a Republican from Aiken County, called the debate over removing the Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds, which ran deep into the night, “the most emotional issue our state will ever deal wi

Amid Backlash, House GOP Scraps Vote on Confederate Flag Imagery – NBC …

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., who is African American, spoke on the U.S. House floor Thursday morning standing with a large Confederate flag next to him and urged his colleagues to vote against the amendment. He called sentimental attachment to t

Uptown home of former U.S. Rep. Bill Jefferson sells for $758,000 | Politics …

Former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson and his wife, Andrea, recently sold the house at 1922 Marengo St. where they had lived for decades, and where the FBI served a search warrant a decad

US House of Rep. adopts resolution calling for Sino – Tibet dialogue –

DHARAMSHALA, July 10: The United States House of Representatives held debate over the resolution 337 which calls for dialogue without preconditions between China and the Dalai Lama and its representatives leading to a negotiated settlement for th

For Joliet sculptor Charles Ringer, ‘my lifestyle is my art’ – – KPAX

Because he created a lifestyle, a place where he could be what he wanted to be, the 66-year-old artist has never, ever, worked an 8-to-5 job. He says he is able to get so much done precisely because there is no clear line between work and leisu

The Problem With the ‘Old Lady’ Lifestyle in Your 20s | Isabel Evans

There's a growing trend among young women to publicly flaunt the "old lady" lifestyle, where alone time, coziness, cats, and a few glasses of wine have authority over a dazzling social life. Homebodies are nothing new. We all have the types of frien

Ed-tech start-ups envision L.A. as a hub for the growing sector – LA Times

The Los Angeles tech scene has spawned numerous e-commerce websites, dating and messaging apps, and online video companies, but a growing contingent of start-ups wants the attention to shift to a new sector: educational technology. Better known a

Hello Kitty Supercute Fest: When a logo becomes a lifestyle – San Jose Mercury...

Hello Kitty Supercute Fest: When a logo becomes a lifestyle. By Angela Hill. [email protected] Posted: 07/10/2015 02:00:08 PM PDT0 Comments | Updated: about 20 hours ago. OAKLAND -- Blood sugar levels ... spiking. Cuteness sens

Microbes may hold the key to future high-tech meds and materials | Public …

When most people think about advanced technology, they imagine robots or hypersonic vehicles or new additions to the Internet of Things. But there is another tool that may have more high-tech potential than anything else: bi

Digital Life: Tech toys for your digital wedding

USA TODAY columnist Steven Petrow offers advice about digital etiquette. Wasn't it only a few months ago that questions about “digital wedding etiquette” had to do with custom hash tags, electronic RSVPs, and guests who posted wedding photos t

Giant Pandas’ Lazy Lifestyle Justified by Science : Discovery News

Giant pandas have an insatiable hankering for bamboo, but scientists have long wondered how the bears survive on such a fibrous and low-nutrient plant. Now, a new study finds that giant pandas have clever ways to conserve energy, including having laz

St. Louis taxi companies fight anti-tech perception : Business

As ride-hailing services push to enter the St. Louis market, their supporters often paint the taxi industry as slow to adapt to modern technology. It's a perception that local cab companies say is untrue, and that efforts to keep up with the smartpho

Local couple adds beekeeping to organic lifestyle – Herald Standard

The Halfhills, who live on a small, cabin homestead on the banks of Little Sandy Creek, have supported an organic lifestyle since the late 1980s. Their chickens and new ducks provide farm-fresh eggs every morning while their thriving vegetable, fru

Defense Firms Seek To Engage Tech Hubs – Defense News

WASHINGTON — Last week, Thales unveiled xPlor, its technology incubator in Cambridge, Mass., where it is associated with MIT's Media Lab. Housed in the Cambridge Innovation Center, xPlor, as described by its managing director Pete Roney, is par

Wellness expo teaches residents how to live healthier lifestyle |

Health & wellness experts, along with vendors, were on hand to teach residents about the options they have when it comes to living a healthier lifestyle. Free food, and free fitness classes, such as spinning and yoga, were available to all. Procee

High-End Homes: Luxury condo showcases downtown lifestyle for $749K …

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Living in a downtown loft can be an elegant and gracious experience when it's done right with a dedication to quality. Listed for $749,000 by Rockford Brokerage LLC, this luxurious two-story condominium was created with that in min

Chinese tech stocks are now a buy, say pros –

The plunge in Chinese tech stocks might have concerned some investors, but the pros are taking advantage of what they say is a smart buying opportunity. On Friday, the Shanghai composite surged nearly 5 percent, adding to even stronger gains fro