All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘USA’

President Obama Interviewed On ‘Between Two Ferns’

Okay. Between Two Ferns is a deadpan internet comedy series hosted on video website Funny or Die starring comedian Zach Galifianakis as a talk show host who invites various celebrities to sit down (literally, between two ferns) for an interview on a set that resembles something out of 90’s public-access television. *Phew* If you’re familiar with The Hangover star whose last …

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Meryl Davis and Charlie White: Moms Helped Win Gold

Meryl Davis and Charlie White have just scored the ultimate goal and have brought home to the USA that coveted gold medal during Sochi’s winter olympics. This is an historic gold medal, as the US has never won for ice dancing before. The pair have been training together for seventeen years and have worked hard every day of their lives …

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USA Takes First Ever Gold in Ice Dancing

The USA gains another gold medal, and our first in ice dancing. Graceful pair Meryl Davis and Charlie White wowed the crowd with a cheerful “My Fair Lady” performance in the short program on Sunday, then another spectacular performance to “Scheherazade” in Monday’s free skate portion of the competition. The pair went on to nail the long program with a …

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Obama Wants To Host ESPN’s “SportsCenter”

Perhaps you want to get the latest coverage on your favorite sports team; you flip the channel over to ESPN, and bam! There he is, your former president. Because in the future, it’s very possible that Americans may get another four, five, even six or more years with Barack Obama. That’s because he wants to be the host for ESPN’s …

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U.S., Afghanistan Agree to Terms For Security Pact

A deal has been tentatively reached between U.S. and Afghanistan for a security pact, according to the New York Times. Reports say that the Afghan leader would accept wording allowing American-led raids on Afghan homes under “extraordinary circumstances”, or in order to save the lives of American soldiers. The breakthrough came during a phone call by Secretary of State John …

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America’s Cup: Team Oracle Still Alive

Eleven days ago, Oracle Team USA was losing to Emirates Team New Zealand by a score of 6-0. At that point, Oracle Team skipper Jimmy Spithill stated that New Zealand had “almost got it in the bag.” Spithill still had faith in his team, though: “Imagine if these guys lost from here, what an upset that would be. That would …

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Here’s Metallica Performing The Star-Spangled Banner

Metallica frontman/guitarist James Hetfield and guitarist Kirk Hammett played “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Giants/Dodgers game a few days ago, in a segment that in some ways felt like it could have been the intro to a Metallica album of yesteryear (think “Fight Fire With Fire,” “Battery,” or “Blackened”). Unfortunately, what followed was just a baseball game and not five …

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Osama bin Laden Has Been Killed

Osama bin Laden, one of the most notorious terrorists of all time, has been killed. What did you think when you heard the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed? Let us know. Just a few short hours ago, President Obama announced the death of the September 11th mastermind, which was live-streamed by the White House and Facebook. (Watch …

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