Maquita Peters

Maquita Peters appears in the following:

Fox News Host Eric Bolling Suspended Amid Claims Of Lewd Texting

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Fox News has suspended the co-host of its nightly program The Fox News Specialists while it investigates reports that he sent lewd messages to three female colleagues.


George Romero, 'Night Of The Living Dead' Director, Dies At 77

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The legendary film director died in his sleep on Sunday with his family by his side, "following a brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer."


At Least 9 People Are Dead After Flash Flooding In Rural Arizona

Sunday, July 16, 2017

A flash flood plowed through a popular rural Arizona swimming hole Saturday afternoon, killing at least nine people, local authorities say. One person is missing.


Brazilian Court Tosses Criminal Case Against Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte

Saturday, July 15, 2017

The court said that it dismissed the case after determining that Lochte's robbery claim made to NBC did not constitute filing of a fake report, a crime punishable by up to 18 months in prison.


Pope Francis Replaces Conservative Top Theologian

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller was ousted as the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Saturday. Days earlier another top official left to face charges of sexual abuse.


'The Great Comet': 'Hits All Of The Checkmarks' Of A Broadway Experience

Saturday, June 10, 2017

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with director Rachel Chavkin and actress Denée Benton of Broadway's Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, which retells Tolstoy's War and Peace with a diverse cast.


Trump Supporters And Counter-Protesters Collide In Portland, Ore.

Sunday, June 04, 2017

Thousands of demonstrators from varying groups converged in Portland, Ore. Sunday afternoon in the wake of the fatal stabbing of two Portland men who tried to stop another man's anti-Muslim tirade.


British Police Say 7 People Killed In London Bridge Terrorist Attacks

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Police say that seven people were killed in terrorist attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market Saturday. Three attackers were shot by police. At least 48 other people have been hospitalized.


'Man Weaves' Offer Cover For Balding Men, Cash For Black Hair Care Industry

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Man weaves, more formally known as cranial prosthesis, are a non-surgical procedure by barbers to help balding men. They're growing in popularity as more men opt to spend up to $800 to "regain" hair.


First Responders Need Help Too: Crisis Hotline Caters To Emergency Workers

Saturday, May 13, 2017

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Frank Farry about the crisis hotline he set up in Bucks County, Pa., for first responders. Farry says PTSD among public safety workers is an overlooked problem.


Porn Star Plays New Role As Advocate For Industry Workers

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

This week on 'Brave New Workers': After 20 years working as a performer in the adult entertainment industry, Alana Evans is putting her efforts into organizing for the Adult Performers Actors Guild.


'Brave New Workers': Ex-Construction Worker Builds A New Life Grooming Cats

Sunday, April 16, 2017

"Brave New Workers" tells stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: a former contractor who lost his business when the housing bubble burst found a new livelihood grooming cats.


'Brave New Workers': A Burning Desire To Get A Medicinal Marijuana License

Sunday, April 02, 2017

What happens to workers when an industry fails, new technology takes off? NPR brings you stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: Leaving the black cannabis market to go legal.


Trendy Hospital Clothing To Make Cancer Patients Dress 'Well' Even When Unwell

Sunday, March 26, 2017

A trio of European women has launched INGA Wellbeing fashion line to help alleviate the dehumanizing experience many patients endure when wearing the traditional, uncomfortable hospital gowns.


Trump Will Be First President In 36 Years To Skip White House Correspondents Dinner

Saturday, February 25, 2017

The president tweeted that he will not attend this year's dinner. He'll be the first president to do so since Reagan missed it in 1981, after he was shot.


After Underage Sex Comments, Milo Yiannopoulos Loses CPAC Invite, Book Deal

Monday, February 20, 2017

The American Conservative Union disinvited the far-right provocateur citing comments it said condoned "pedophilia." Hours later, Simon & Schuster said it was canceling the publication of his book.


Melissa McCarthy's 'Spicey' And Alec Baldwin's Trump Return To 'SNL'

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Melissa McCarthy got a lot of attention for her enraged impression of White House press secretary Sean Spicer last week. This week she was back, along with Alec Baldwin reprising Donald Trump.


Yale Renames Calhoun College Over Namesake's Ties To Slavery And White Supremacy

Saturday, February 11, 2017

After much debate, Yale University announced Saturday that it's changing the name of a residential college that honors a 19th century alumnus who ardently supported slavery.


6 People Killed In Shooting At Quebec City Mosque

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Quebec City police have a suspect in custody following a shooting at a mosque that left six people dead and eight wounded on Sunday. Canadian officials say the shooting was an act of terrorism.


Federal Judge Stays Deportations, Blocking Part Of Trump's Immigration Order

Saturday, January 28, 2017

After President Trump suspended immigration from seven countries, permanent residents have been detained at airports across the country.