Category: US

Obama’s Home following White House Will Be 8,000Square Foot Mansion (photo)

Following eight years at the best-known residential address in the U.S., President Barack Obama and his family will reportedly be heading to a more modest home in an upscale Washington, D.C.,  neighborhood. The Obama family will be leasing an 8,200-square-foot home in D.C.’s Kalorama neighbourhood after they leave the White House in January. According to…

Seal Beach pier on fire:   eight fireboats helped extinguish blaze

Seal Beach pier on fire Early Friday morning a fire gutted an abandoned restaurant on the Seal Beach Pier and left a firefighter with an injury. According police, the fire was reported about 7:45 a.m. at the old Ruby’s Restaurant, which is at the end of the approximately 2,000-foot-long pier. TheSeal Beach pier fire was extinguished about 9 a.m.,…

Record debt for graduates In 2016: Students owe an average of $37,172 UPDATE

Record debt for graduates: owe an average of $37,172 An analysis by Mark Kantrowitz, a higher-education expert and publisher of scholarship resource Cappex.com, reveals that borrowers in the class of 2016 will owe an average of $37,172, which would break last year’s record of just over $35,000. And although data from the National Association of Colleges…

Detroit Population Drops:  Knocking  It Off List Of 20 most populous cities In U.S. UPDATE

Detroit population Continues To Drop According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Detroit’s population continues to decline, knocking it off the list of the nation’s 20 most populous cities. Figures released Thursday say Detroit’s population was 677,116 last summer, down 3,107 from the previous year and putting in 21st on the list. The…