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Daily Archives: September 10, 2012

Energized candidates, different tactics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s challenge in the art of connecting with an audience has always been to meet the high expectations. For challenger Mitt ...

Government focuses on suicide prevention

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is urging a new focus on preventing suicides, especially among military veterans — and is beefing up the nation’s crisis ...

Aisha Johnson: Basketball Beauty

AISHA JOHNSON HOMETOWN: Atlanta, GA RESIDENCE: Atlanta, GA OCCUPATION: Occupational therapist CAREER GOAL: To specialize in helping children with mental and physical disabilities through hippotherapy, which uses the rhythm ...

Chicago Teachers Union goes on strike

Chicago Public Schools sees its first teachers strike in 25 years

Trenton, NJ Mayor Arrested in FBI sting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal agents arrested the mayor of New Jersey’s capital city early Monday as part of an ongoing corruption investigation into bribery ...

Gwen Fisher & Les Trent

Gwen Fisher  & Les Trent Wedding: The Manor House at Prophecy Creek in Ambler, PA Honeymoon: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Home: Blue Bell, PA • ...

Cover story: T.I. — Through the fire

The 'King of the South' doesn't hold back in the new issue of JET magazine

Iyanla Vanzant returns to prime time

By// Britni Danielle Iyanla Vanzant knows how to fix lives — including her own. Back in the ’90s Vanzant — who famously shared her stories ...

TV Picks: What We’re Watching This Week

By// Mariah Craddick Once again, JET navigates you through the channels to the shows we think are worth checking out this week…at your own discretion, ...

Chatting With: Kirk Franklin

BY// S. Tia Brown Kirk Franklin likes to pepper his sentences with “dope.” But spewing old-school slang isn’t the gospel giant’s most endearing trait. It’s ...

Alicia Keys — Style evolution

By// S. Tia Brown Grammy winner Alicia Keys hasn’t just sported the latest fashions; she’s a bona fide trendsetter. JET asks celebrity stylist and star ...

Rihanna, Jay-Z, Coldplay close London Paralympics

The three-hour party packed the 80,000-seat arena in east London

Serena Williams comes back to win U.S. Open

She is first woman in her 30s to win the tournament since Navratilova in 1987

Berry, Hanks join ‘Cloud Atlas’ cast in Toronto

The film is a jumble of genres, with fast-paced action akin to the 'Matrix' movies

Fla. officer in Obama motorcade hit, killed

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A motorcycle police officer who was part of President Barack Obama’s motorcade to a campaign event in Florida died Sunday ...

Surgery stabilizes Tulane player’s spine

TULSA, Okla. — Tulane football player Devon Walker’s fractured spine was stabilized in a three-hour surgery Sunday, though it’s too soon to tell whether he ...