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Alabama Senate Front-Runner: Evolution Is Fake And Homosexuality Should Be Illegal No sure bet: Will U.S. follow London's lead? (Yahoo Sports)

Alabama Senate Front-Runner: Evolution Is Fake And Homosexuality Should Be IllegalU.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has approached his work over the decades as he once approached mastering kickboxing and building a house with own hands: with laser focus and a fervent belief that he has God on his side.


Wembley Stadium

Could the NFL's continued presence in England — where sports betting is fully legal — influence the landmark Supreme Court case on gambling?


'South Park' Finally Attacks Trump Again, Focusing On North Korea Gronk says he's 'good to go' after injury scare (Yahoo Sports)

'South Park' Finally Attacks Trump Again, Focusing On North KoreaDonald Trump has returned to ruin the lives of citizens in “South Park” yet again, despite show creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s previous hints that the series wouldn’t satirize the president this season.


Tight end Rob Gronkowski

The Patriots tight end has missed 24 games over the past five seasons due to injuries, but he says he's all set for Sunday's game against the Texans.


Cassini captured mysterious 'glitch' on Saturn's rings before death dive Kyle Busch earns 8th pole of the season (Yahoo Sports)

Cassini captured mysterious 'glitch' on Saturn's rings before death diveCassini sent home one last batch of photos from Saturn before plunging to its death Friday and among them was an attempt to record a mysterious object embedded in the planet's rings, otherwise known as "Peggy."


Kyle Busch

Busch has six poles in the last 11 races as he'll start first in Sunday's race at New Hamsphire.


The Mexico City Earthquake Is a Warning for Americans Why haven't we seen anthem protests in pro wrestling? (Yahoo Sports)

The Mexico City Earthquake Is a Warning for AmericansIt's not a matter of whether a major quake will occur in the U.S., but when


Why haven't we seen an anthem protest in pro wrestling? (Ring of Honor)

Kenny King, a Ring of Honor star and "Bachelorette" alum, says while African-American wrestlers may side with Kaepernick, the platform makes it hard to demonstrate.


Virginian Charters Jet To Rescue 300 Pets Stranded On Virgin Islands After Irma Warriors still undecided about White House visit (Yahoo Sports)

Virginian Charters Jet To Rescue 300 Pets Stranded On Virgin Islands After IrmaWhen Hurricane Maria took aim at the U.S. Virgin Islands last week, Sali Gear knew she had to move fast. Gear, the co-founder of Virginia Beach’s Island Dog Rescue, grew up in the islands. To make this happen, Gear initially aimed to fly 20 animals to the continental U.S. every day for one week, according to The Virginian-Pilot.


Warriors have 'had discussions' with White House; Steph Curry says he'll vote against going

GM Bob Myers doesn't specify whether Golden State has been invited but says the team will discuss the decision as a group.




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The Importance of Free Press in a Democracy

Before we can understand the importance of a free press in a democracy, we need to grasp what it means to have a free press. The Cambridge Dictionary tells us that a free press allows all media outlets to express whatever opinions they desire. That means, it says, that they are enabled to “criticize the government and other organizations.” So why would that be relevant in a democracy?

Unfair Questions or Democracy At Work ?

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” -- The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Capitalism and The Wealth Gap

When it comes to the efficient delivery of goods and services, capitalism is the proven economic model that puts people to work and products on the shelves. Whether those jobs end up paying enough money to purchase the items on those shelves is another matter, however.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 

 
 
 
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