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Steven Salaita

Professor Known For Anti-Israel Remarks Speaks At Brooklyn College; Some Critics Furious

Steven Salaita, who has drawn heated controversy and lost a professorship for anti-Israel comments he posted on social media, spoke at Brooklyn College Thursday night.

11/20/2014

Lou Gehrig's monument at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

MLB Honors Lou Gehrig On 75th Anniversary Of Iconic Speech

The tribute will include a video shown at all ballparks featuring a first baseman from each team reciting a line from Gehrig’s “luckiest man” speech.

07/04/2014

Hillary Clinton  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Turns Tables On Heckler In Buffalo

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton turned the tables on a heckler Wednesday, in an effort to make a point about the need to find common ground to solve the nation’s problems.

10/24/2013

Pamela Geller

L.I. Synagogue Cancels Controversial Pamela Geller Speech

A Long Island synagogue has canceled a controversial speech by conservative firebrand Pamela Geller.

04/10/2013

Pamela Geller

Outrage Brews Over Firebrand Pamela Geller’s Planned Speech At Synagogue

Pamela Geller will be taking center stage at a Long Island synagogue this weekend speaking about Islam, and there’s been a firestorm of opposition.

04/09/2013

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WATCH: NBA’s David Stern Hears It From Crowd After ‘Katrina’ Flub

It was an honest mistake from Stern. But the crowd heard it — and then he heard it from the crowd.

10/31/2012

Kameron Slade (credit: CBS 2)

Fifth Grader Will Be Allowed To Give Speech Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

The school’s principal barred Kameron Slade from delivering the speech in front of a school-wide assembly, saying it was inappropriate. Instead, he delivered a speech Friday about animal cruelty.

06/15/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Craig Ruttle/AP, FILE)

Gov. Christie Calls For Peer Teacher Evaluations

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants to empower teachers and liberate them, he says, from the bullies who run their union.

04/07/2011

Teaneck High School - Teaneck, NJ - File / Photo: Teaneck Public Schools

Former NJ School Superintendent Admits Plagiarizing

A. Spencer “Skip” Denham’s June graduation speech was the same as the one Australian high school principal John Warren delivered in 2008.

08/25/2010