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Beto O’Rourke says he averaged $47 per donation in massive first-day haul

Beto O’Rourke says he averaged $47 per donation in massive first-day haul

Beto O’Rourke says he averaged $47 per donation in his record-breaking $6.1 million fundraising haul on the first day of his presidential campaign. The former Texas congressman told reporters in New Hampshire on Wednesday that the total came from 128,000 separate donors. O’Rourke’s campaign is rejecting donations from political action committees, so the contributions come…MORE

Ford announces plans to build electric vehicles in Michigan

Ford announces plans to build electric vehicles in Michigan

Ford plans to start building electric and self-driving cars at plants in Michigan. The company announced a $900 million investment there Wednesday, and plans to add 900 jobs in the state. Last year, Ford pledged $11 billion to transform its business and produce more electric and self-driving cars. The Michigan plans are part of that…MORE

The American Bar Association says US immigration courts are ‘on the brink of collapse’

The American Bar Association says US immigration courts are ‘on the brink of collapse’

The American Bar Association is proposing a major overhaul of the US immigration system, calling the courts that decide whether to deport immigrants “irredeemably dysfunctional.” “The immigration courts are facing an existential crisis,” the association says in a report released Wednesday. “The current system is irredeemably dysfunctional and on the brink of collapse.” The only…MORE

Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus and Halsey are among Woodstock 50 headliners

Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus and Halsey are among Woodstock 50 headliners

It will be a mix of old and new for the Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair. Headliners include Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus, Imagine Dragons, Halsey, The Black Keys, Chance the Rapper, and The Killers. Some original Woodstock festival artists will also perform, including Santana, Dead & Company, David Crosby and John Fogerty. The event celebrates…MORE

Kit Harington sought therapy after Jon Snow’s death and resurrection

Kit Harington sought therapy after Jon Snow’s death and resurrection

The death of Jon Snow on “Game of Thrones” was tough on some viewers, but sounds to have been even rougher on the man who played him. Kit Harington recently talked to Variety about anxiety he’s experienced in the Snow role, particularly when his character was killed off and then resurrected. “My darkest period was…MORE

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