Benton Harbor’s emergency manager is gone, its budget is balanced and the Michigan city of 10,000 is preparing for the Senior PGA tournament next week at its $60 million Jack Nicklaus-designed public golf course.
Comcast Corp.’s MSNBC attracted the most viewers among cable networks covering the Democratic National Convention’s opening night, supplanting Time Warner Inc.’s CNN, which led the ratings four years ago.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele criticized Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul ’s views on anti-discrimination laws, yet said he expects Paul to join Republicans in fighting for civil rights.
Congress is broken because scoring political points to tear down the opposition has replaced the craft of legislating, retiring U.S. lawmakers said in a discussion about why they are leaving Washington.
CNN led cable-news outlets in viewers during the final night of the Democratic National Convention, when President Barack Obama accepted the party’s nomination for a second term, after falling behind MSNBC the two previous nights.
The people who want to drive Rush Limbaugh off the air are not assuaged or persuaded by his apology over the weekend. They say he was not sincere: He only apologized, for calling a Georgetown University law student a “slut” and a “prostitute,” because of pressure from advertisers.
Stanford University students won five Rhodes Scholarships, the most in the school’s history, while Harvard, Brown and Princeton each were awarded four as the 32 U.S. recipients of one of the world’s most prestigious academic awards were named today.
Time Warner Inc.’s CNN, the pioneer news network that’s fallen behind newcomers Fox News and MSNBC, is looking to acquisitions as part of an effort to regain ground by pushing more programming to tablets and smartphones.