BET, the Viacom-owned cable network has inked a new deal with the founder and executive producer Beverly Bond of Black Girls Rock to keep the annual awards show on the network for another five years. Bond founded Black Girls Rock as a multifaceted empowerment movement that includes youth enrichment mentoring programs, a tour and the annual awards show, partnering with BET in 2010 for the latter.
President Barack Obama on Thursday directed his administration to conduct a broad review focused on infrastructure required for "transporting, transmitting, and delivering energy," the White House said. In a memo establishing the Quadrennial Energy Review, Obama said a related task force would develop recommendations and submit a report to the president every four years beginning with the first one by January 31, 2015.
Once again, we've bleeped and blurred all the week's big TV moments whether they need it or not. This week we feature Senator Tim Kaine, President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Michelle Obama, Secretary Hillary Clinton, Mike Piazza, President Bill Clinton and more. (Jimmy Kimmel Live)
President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that stoked talk of a possible rapprochement between the leaders of two Cold War foes. (Dec. 10)
President Obama announced Tuesday at a distribution center in Maryland for the grocery chain Safeway that he is ordering a new round of fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles by March of 2016.