Costs Of Celebrity College Commencement Speakers Can Add UpWhen colleges pick their graduation speakers, many strive to put a celebrity behind the podium. It can bring prestige. It can bring publicity. And it can bring a steep bill.
Autistic 6-Year-Old Achieves Goal Of Leading Pledge Of AllegianceIn this age of electronic communication some of us may forget how delightful a human voice can sound. But that luxury and gift is something a little boy from Irving doesn’t take for granted.
Analysis: President Obama Offers Reassurance, Little Policy In SpeechStanding in the Oval Office, Obama sought to calm nerves and quiet a chorus of critics who charge the president has been too slow to acknowledge the threat posed by Islamic radicalism and too tepid in his response.
Sen. Ted Cruz: Sen. Mitch McConnell Lied On Ex-IM Bank, Cannot Be TrustedRepublican Sen. Ted Cruz has accused Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority leader and his GOP leader, of lying.
University Of Houston Breaks Silence On McConaughey Speech FeeA Texas university that booked Matthew McConaughey as its May commencement speaker has broken the silence on the Texas-born actor's speaking fee.
Obama: Move To Shield Millions From Deportation Is "Lawful"President Obama on Thursday defended the actions he's taking to shield about 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally from deportation as "lawful" and consistent with what his predecessors have done.
Program Helping Parkinson’s Sufferers Through Voice TherapyIn June, Jason Arwine said ‘I do.’ The commitment to Heather, he says, came easy. Saying his vows clearly, required hard work.
Texas Sen. Cruz Walks Out After Pro-Israel Comments Draw BoosSen. Ted Cruz said he walked out of a speech Wednesday night to a Christian organization after some audience members booed his comments in support of Israel and the Jewish people.
MLB To Honor Gehrig On Anniversary Of Famed SpeechMajor League Baseball is preparing to honor Lou Gehrig on the 75th anniversary of his famed 'luckiest man' speech.
The Final Hours Of A Full Day Of RemembranceThe skies were grey and so was the mood for the thousands who went to Dealey Plaza Friday. The emotions of the dark day in Dallas returned for some and were felt for the first time by others.
JFK Ceremony Attendees Mark Dark Day In Dallas HistoryFrom around the world, they flocked downtown saying the dreary weather would not keep them away... keep them from marking this dark day in Dallas' history and indeed the nation's.
Channel 11 & JFK's Last Speech, The Live BroadcastMost people associate live TV and President John F. Kennedy with the moments after his assassination. But Channel 11 carried President Kennedy’s last speech live from Fort Worth, hours before he was killed.