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Primary win sets up Rashida Tlaib to be the first Muslim woman elected to Congress

Primary win sets up Rashida Tlaib to be the first Muslim woman elected to Congress
  • Primary win sets up Rashida Tlaib to be the first Muslim woman elected to Congress FWC: Primary win sets up Rashida Tlaib to be the first Muslim woman elected to Congress

    Rashida Tlaib outside the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich., in 2008. (Al Goldis / Associated Press) Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib has won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for the House seat long held by former Rep. John Conyers, setting her up to become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. No Republicans or third-party candidates ran in…

  • Arctic Monkeys want to work with Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker: “Let’s float, Kev!” FWC: Arctic Monkeys want to work with Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker: “Let’s float, Kev!”

    Arctic Monkeys returned after a five-year absence with May’s Tranquility Base Hotel &Casino, a weird and wonderful sci-fi experimentation that polarized fans and critics alike. In a new interview during which they responded to mixed reaction, the British alternative rockers also said a follow-up effort could come far sooner than expected — and they wouldn’t mind doing it with the help…

  • LISTEN: Dillon Francis Teases Entire New “WUT WUT” Album FWC: LISTEN: Dillon Francis Teases Entire New “WUT WUT” Album

    In case you haven’t heard, Dillon Francis has a new album on the way. “Wut Wut” is slated for release on September 28th and contains 11-tracks, many of which are heavily feature Spanish-speaking vocalists. We’ve already been treated with a handful of singles and from the looks of it, the rest of the album is sounding fire as well. Check…

  • Ferguson councilman ousts prosecutor McCulloch in Missouri primary FWC: Ferguson councilman ousts prosecutor McCulloch in Missouri primary

    National security advisor John Bolton speaks at the daily press briefing at the White House on Thursday. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press) Top national security officials made a rare appearance in the White House briefing room Thursday to warn that Russia continues to target U.S. elections and to outline what is being done to combat the interference. “In regards to…

  • Sylmar dollar store employee arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting at least three minors FWC: Sylmar dollar store employee arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting at least three minors

    A 60-year-old employee of a Sylmar store has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting three children under the age of 12, police said Wednesday. Enrique Ramirez was arrested by detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Mission Division on July 26 and charged with three counts…

  • Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown says he'd never kneel during the national anthem FWC: Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown says he’d never kneel during the national anthem

    Jim Brown has spent much of his post-NFL career fighting for social justice and change. However, the Hall of Fame running back says he would never kneel during the national anthem. The 82-year-old Brown, who championed civil rights during his playing career and became an activist in retirement,…

  • Dillon Francis previews entire ‘WUT WUT’ album on IGTV FWC: Dillon Francis previews entire ‘WUT WUT’ album on IGTV

    Dillon Francis announced his return to the long form release earlier this summer. His third artist album, WUT WUT, slated to release in fall 2018, the album got a Sampler release with each of its six already released singles front and center. With this, Francis has made it clear his intention to have this album take his career and sound in a new…

  • Grady Releases Debut Song “Garden” (Prod. by Cuco & Melvv) FWC: Grady Releases Debut Song “Garden” (Prod. by Cuco & Melvv)

    If you’ve never heard of Grady before, don’t go kicking yourself just yet. “Garden” is the debut song from the artist who seems to still be in the process of building a social presence online – 4 followers on Facebook, 21 on Soundcloud, no Twitter that we could immediately locate. And yet “Garden” is easily a song you could be…

  • Federal immigration judges accuse Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions of interfering with their autonomy FWC: Federal immigration judges accuse Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions of interfering with their autonomy

    Rashida Tlaib outside the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich., in 2008. (Al Goldis / Associated Press) Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib has won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for the House seat long held by former Rep. John Conyers, setting her up to become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. No Republicans or third-party candidates ran in…

  • Good Morning Mix: Max Chapman brings poolside vibes ahead of Splash House FWC: Good Morning Mix: Max Chapman brings poolside vibes ahead of Splash House

    August equals sweltering temperatures in California — especially in desert towns like Palm Springs. Such a seasonal peak makes a perfect foundation for the city’s annual Splash House festival, whose second weekend is taking place from August 10-12. Having established a niche of house, tech, and electronica across its two weekends each year, guests look forward to a top talent…

  • Scott Kraft — Managing Editor FWC: Scott Kraft — Managing Editor

    As managing editor, Scott Kraft oversees Metro and California; National, Washington and Foreign, and investigative and enterprise reporting. During more than three decades at The Times, Kraft has been a national and foreign correspondent as well as deputy managing editor/news and National editor….

  • Juice WRLD Performs ‘Lucid Dreams’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ FWC: Juice WRLD Performs ‘Lucid Dreams’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

    In between dates on his “WRLD Domination Tour,” Juice WRLD brought his “Lucid Dreams” to life during a performance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Tuesday (Aug. 7). The video game-inspired set opened with two players facing off during a game of “Guitar Hero” on a giant screen. The Chicago rapper then got on the mic and delivered his Sting-sampled hit,…