BY James Gordon Meek DAILY NEWS WASHINGTON BUREAU Via: President Obama places a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. President Obama extends a hand to James Gordon Meek (left) of the Daily News Washington Bureau.


By Ken Coward Via: POST HOLIDAY WORKOUT FOR THE MODERATE FITNESS BUFF  The first Post Holiday Workout I provided was for the hardcore fitness fanatic. This program is for those of you that have worked but aren’t sure of exactly what to do. This program is easy to follow yet challenging enough to get […]

Via: Maryland Native Jada Pinkett Smith studied dance and acting at the Baltimore School for the Arts and the North Carolina School of the Arts before getting her big break when she landed a role on the long-running NBC-series, A Different World. The multi-talented actress, producer, director and philanthropist continually challenges herself in a […]

Via: Thesp Don Cheadle has now set his sights on building a mini TV empire. Crescendo, the production company Cheadle launched with former managers Kay Liberman and Lenore Zerman, has sealed a first-look TV deal at NBC. Shingle already has a handful of projects set up at the Peacock, as well as several more […]

The Word of the Day for November 11, 2009 is: Exhilarate – • verb 1 a : to make cheerful and excited * b : enliven, excite 2 : refresh, stimulate Example Sentence: “Whooshing down a snow-covered mountain at high speed exhilarates me,” said Tara, explaining her love of skiing. Did you know? Many people […]

Although God has promised victory for every Believer, it is not uncommon to experience moments when our faith is under attack. During these times, we tend to wonder if we will ever receive real answers to our prayers, and we may ask ourselves, How can I tap into the hidden wisdom of God that will […]

*Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has revealed that he is undergoing treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia, a rare form of the disease that was diagnosed last December.         The former Los Angeles Lakers center said his doctor didn’t give any guarantees, but informed him: “You have a very good chance to live your life out and not […]

No college football player in the country deserves the Heisman Trophy more than Case Keenum. Want to argue? Let’s go. He’s more deserving than Florida’s Tim Tebow, more deserving than Alabama’s Mark Ingram, more deserving than even Texas’ Colt McCoy. If the Heisman Trophy were a lifetime achievement award, McCoy would have earned it as […]

Halle Berry will be honored at The Hollywood Reporter’s 18th annual Women in Entertainment breakfast presented by Lifetime.              The Oscar winner will receive the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, which recognizes recipients for trailblazing within the industry and for generosity in giving back to the community at large. Previous beneficiaries include Barbara Walters, Meryl Streep, […]