Samya Williams

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How Abraham Lincoln tried to get someone a job

President Abraham Lincoln might win the prize for writing the most pleasant job recommendation letter ever.<p>In May of 1863, Lincoln wrote to a board member of U.S. Trust asking if the bank would hire a young man named George Bayard. (A full transcription of the letter appears at the end of this …

Here's Proof George Washington Would Be Ashamed Of Donald Trump

Our nation's first president felt strongly about religious freedom.<p>Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, probably wouldn't have gotten along with our Founding Fathers. This is especially obvious when you compare George Washington's writings about religious freedom and Trump's call to …

Streaming Continues To Lead The Way For Drake's Record-Setting 'Views'

Drake’s <i>Views</i> logs its 11th non-consecutive week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 as the industry continues to shift from a sales model to a streaming one.<p>The album, the top-selling set released in 2016 so far, moved the equivalent of 89,000 albums this week on the chart, which combines traditional …

Rihanna's Rolling Stone Cover Shoot: Behind the Scenes

Rihanna shines bright like a diamond on the latest cover of <i>Rolling Stone</i>, and in this Behind the Scenes video, the singer gives a glimpse into a day …

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'Rihanna 777' Documentary Coming to Fox in May

Rihanna's "777" promotional tour last year wasn't just a publicity stunt for her new album <i>Unapologetic</i>: now it's a documentary, too, which will air …

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