Kevin Griffin

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Border Officials Suspend Handing Over Migrant Families to Prosecutors

McALLEN, Tex. — The nation’s top border security official said Monday that his agency has temporarily stopped handing over migrant adults who cross the Mexican border with children for prosecution, undercutting claims by other Trump administration officials that “zero tolerance” for illegal …

Immigration

The A to Z of Prince

… including his high-cut underpants, Hollywood adventures and hits galore<p>When Vanity dropped out of Purple Rain, Patricia Kotero was rechristened “Apollonia”, and drafted in to fill her place. An Apollonia 6 album was planned, set to feature Manic Monday, The Glamorous Life and Take Me With U. …

Prince the Immortal

The rock star, dead at 57, lived such a blazingly distinctive life as preparation for the day that has now arrived.<p>“I don’t wanna die / I’d rather dance my life away,” Prince sang on “1999,” a line that can’t help but be considered in light of the shocking news of his death at age 57. There were a …

David Bowie

UFC Fight Night 84 weigh-ins: Bisping, Silva make weight (and get heated)

LONDON – UFC Fight Night 84 weigh-ins took place today, and 26 fighters successfully made weight.<p>The weigh-ins took place at indigo at The O2 in …

How the Illuminati Stole the Mind, Soul, and Body of Hip-Hop

The true story of how an 18th-century secret society came to dominate today’s music industry (allegedly).<p>Have you noticed how a lot of musicians have …

The Motorcycle Gang Behind Philly’s Biggest Pill Mill

How a Philadelphia doctor and a notoriously violent motorcycle gang joined forces to sell mass quantities of prescription pills.<p>Before building a …

How I Convinced Snoop Dogg to Stop Smoking Weed

From the new biography, I Am Charlie Wilson, about the soul singer's struggles and triumphs over addiction, homelessness, and prostate cancer.<p>It was Calvin Broadus Jr.—you know him as the rapper Snoop Dogg—who announced me to the world as "Uncle Charlie." But the title wasn't some rap moniker or …

Ice Cube on N.W.A’s ‘Reality Rap’ and ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Movie

“Compton hasn’t changed,” Ice Cube says of the L.A. suburb where he got his start. “It’s wack. It’s pretty much the same thing as it’s always been, …

Bun B on Faith, Sin, Integrity, and Hip-Hop as Religion

To the layperson, especially those older than say, 45, the idea that hip-hop and religion intersect is absurd. To some people, hip-hop seems so …

Kansas becomes nation’s 15th ‘Gold Star’ open carry state

Kansans now enjoy a more simplified set of gun laws, thanks to new legislation effective July 1st of this year. The new gun law, HB 2578 generally …

Gun Control

11 New Holsters for 2014 | Best for Concealed Carry

One should always carry concealed using a holster, even if the gun is a .380 subcompact tucked away in your pocket. With state-of-the-art technology …

Body Armor Primer: Guns and Bullets vs. Kevlar and Plates

By Anthony McGrath<p>When the subject is body armor, you can’t avoid the topic of Kevlar. This synthetic fiber has completely changed the way of …

Prince Reunites with Warner Bros., Readies New Album

Eighteen years since their highly-publicized fallout, Prince has realigned with Warner Bros. Records and announced a new agreement that will see the …