President Obama’s Closet Advisor, Back in the Saddle

By: April Ryan, AURN | Valerie Jarrett is back at the White House working after recuperating from surgery on three discs in her neck.  Her doctor has given her the all clear sign not to wear a neck brace anymore.  This week, is also a big week for her as her private family life was … [Read More...]


Inside the White House with Valerie Jarrett

Source: NBC News NBC’s Cynthia McFadden profiles one of the president’s closest advisers during a day in the White House … [Read More...]

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Why repealing Obamacare has Lost Steam

Source: MSNBC Though the idea of repealing Obamacare has lost steam with Republicans, the law still isn’t providing the big electoral windfall for Democrats that some predicted. Carrie Sheffield, April Ryan and Beth Fouhy discuss with Steve Kornacki. … [Read More...]

A Closer Look


White House says it has addressed computer threat

By: Darlene Superville, AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it has taken steps to address suspicious activity detected on its unclassified … [Read More...]

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White House Monitors Ferguson, MO

WASHINGTON (AURN) -- The White House continues to keep an eye on the situation in Ferguson Missouri. The US Attorney General has traveled to town to … [Read More...]

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Homeland Security Jeh Johnson On Ebola, Isis, The White House Fence Jumper

Source: BlackAmericaWeb April Ryan talks to Homeland Security Jeh Johnson about Ebola, Isis and the growing concern over the White House fence … [Read More...]


International Group Fighting Ebola Tells Congress How to Stop Spread of Virus at Its Source

Source: Oversight Committee Democrats Press Office At today’s House Oversight Committee hearing on Ebola, Ranking Member Elijah Cummings asked … [Read More...]

In Depth


Another Fence Jumper

By: April Ryan, | AURN Last night the first family was home when a man jumped the … [Read More...]


April Ryan & General Kip Ward Talk About #BringBackOurGirls

Courtesy: Black America Web White House Correspondent April Ryan is in for Roland Martin and … [Read More...]

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Grand Jury Testimony Leaked in Ferguson Case

April Ryan reports - LISTEN:  WASHINGTON -- The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed … [Read More...]

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Unrest in St. Louis

(AURN) -- Police involved fatal shootings in Missouri are on the radar of the Obama Administration … [Read More...]

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Preventing the Spread of Ebola

WASHINGTON (AURN) -- The White House has announced enhanced screenings for five American airports to … [Read More...]

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Prices at the Pump on the Decline

By: April Ryan, | AURN Gasoline prices are going down according to the White House.  Data from AAA supports that claim looking at the average … [Read More...]

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The Nation’s Inequality

By: April Ryan, | AURN In Washington, a new study on inequality has been released and it puts a spotlight on economic pain for those at the lower … [Read More...]


The Realities of the African Continent

By: April Ryan, | AURN It is the last day of the historic gathering for the US Africa Summit. The meeting, the largest assemblage of … [Read More...]


A Profile of Secretary Jeh Johnson

By: April Ryan, | AURN Immigration is under the bipartisan microscope for an immediate fix when it comes to the recent influx of children … [Read More...]

Homeland Security Nominee Jeh Johnson - Charles Dharapak/AP

60 Years After Brown V. Board

By: April Ryan, | AURN It is the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Eduction and at the White House, President Obama is meeting with the … [Read More...]


I Remember Madiba

By: April Ryan, The world is literally pausing, remembering this eras leader for justice, and equality. Nelson Mandela also known as Madiba, … [Read More...]

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