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Melania and Ivanka attempt to play nice cops on family separation How this draft sets up future trades and free agency

Melania and Ivanka attempt to play nice cops on family separationThe day after the White House began a retreat from a border crisis of its own making, the Trump women began a charm offensive to blunt the impact of images of young children separated from their parents.


Trades and free agency are around the corner. Kevin Pelton looks at the ways an eventful draft night will lead to more moves.
People Want Time Magazine To Pay Young Immigrant Girl On Cover These six picks won the NBA draft’s first round

People Want Time Magazine To Pay Young Immigrant Girl On CoverTime magazine is getting a lot of attention for its provocative new cover that


Which teams made the best moves in the first round of the draft?
Saudi women prepare to get behind the wheel as driving ban comes to an end Bruce Bowen on Kawhi: 'Are you kidding me?'

Saudi women prepare to get behind the wheel as driving ban comes to an endThe country announced an end to the ban on women drivers last fall, opening women-only driving schools. As of this weekend, women there will be able to drive on real roads.


Bruce Bowen has issues with Kawhi Leonard. "You got $18 million this year, and you think that they're trying to rush you? You didn't play for the most part a full season this year ... and you want to say that they didn't have your best interest at heart?"
Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee Day Friend: Winston was alone with Uber driver

Immigration rally in N.Y.C. to mark World Refugee DayHundreds of New Yorkers from refugee, immigrant, religious and advocacy communities held a march in observance of World Refugee Day. Marchers laid out 85 pairs of shoes to represent 85,000 refugees who were not allowed into the U.S. in 2018, carried orange rafts symbolizing refugee ocean crossings and read the names of refugees who died in transit.


A friend of Jameis Winston's who was with him the night the Buccaneers quarterback allegedly sexually abused an Uber driver says Winston left as the only passenger in the car.
No Narcotics In Anthony Bourdain's System When He Died: Report Arkansas ousts No. 1 Florida from World Series

No Narcotics In Anthony Bourdain's System When He Died: ReportAnthony Bourdain had no narcotics in his system when he killed himself this


Defending champion and No. 1 seed Florida was bounced from the College World Series by Arkansas, making it the 19th straight year a top seed won't win a national title.


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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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