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November 21, 2014

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BREAKING: New Coal Disaster In West Virginia -

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

U.S. Hostage Freed by Colombia’s FARC Rebels (Video) -

Monday, October 28, 2013

Here’s Why The Zimmerman Verdict Matters -

Sunday, July 14, 2013

BREAKING! UK Government Spied On Allies At TWO G20 Summits (Video) -

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Swiss Support Tougher Asylum Legislation as Refugee Numbers Spike -

Monday, June 10, 2013

American Woman Killed in Syria Fighting for Terrorists, Syrian TV Claims (Video) -

Friday, May 31, 2013

CO2 in the Air Reached its Highest Level in Human History -

Friday, May 10, 2013

Terms of the New Abortion Bill Agreed by Irish Cabinet -

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Boston In Lockdown As Manhunt Intensifies -

Friday, April 19, 2013

2 Dead, Dozens Injured After Boston Marathon Bombing -

Monday, April 15, 2013

Fast Food Workers in New York Stage Surprise Strike -

Saturday, April 6, 2013

N. Korean Rhetoric Provokes Missile Shield Deployment -

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Eyewitness Accounts from Meiktila Massacre -

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Sudan to Free All Political Prisoners -

Monday, April 1, 2013

A New Free Press In Burma Juxtaposed With Genocide: The World Will Be Watching -

Friday, March 29, 2013

Pressure Builds to End Ethnic Violence in Myanmar -

Friday, March 29, 2013

Activists Demand Action As Further Genocide Looms -

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Cyprus Reaches Last-Minute Bailout Deal With EU -

Monday, March 25, 2013

Myanmar Muslims Brace for Possible Genocide -

Sunday, March 24, 2013

IMF Chief Lagarde’s Home Searched over Tapie Scandal -

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Tolerating The Intolerant: Reaction To NBA’s Jason Collins

Seeing as it is now the face of gay rights in U.S. professional sports, the NBA old guard should invest in some tolerance and semantics education, STAT. While the reaction to Jason Collins’ coming out was largely positive and most offered support and gratitude, there were also a few wrinkles and misconceptions that warrant a discussion. On a day when one of their own made history and took a giant leap of faith by becoming the first active male athlete in any major U.S. professional sport to publicly acknowledge that, yes, he is a gay man, the sentry of lifers…

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A ‘Masterful’ Game in so Many Ways

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One of the most commonly used clichés in sports is the so-called “Game of the Ages.” But there can really be no better way to describe what happened at the 77th Masters Golf Tournament on Sunday. The Masters is a tournament unto itself. The course was designed by one of the greatest players in golf, Bobby Jones. It is the only one of the four major tournaments in golf to be played at the same course every year. This tournament is so significant that even some of the holes, meaning the fairways and greens, have been named. It was on…

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Awesome Brothers Named SportsKids of the Year, 2012

ABC’s “Good Morning America” made the announcement on October 24, 2012: Brothers Conner (9) and Cayden (7) of White House, TN are the 2012 Sports Illustrated Kids SportsKids of the Year. Although Cayden was born with cerebral palsy and cannot talk or walk on his own, the Long brothers have competed in more than a dozen triathlons since 2011. How? Big brother Conner pushes Cayden in a stroller during the run portion, pulls Cayden in a raft in the swim, and pulls him in a trailer during the bike race (video.) Their parents say, they always wanted to compete side-by-side…

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Staring at the sun: How the quest for greatness blinds us to the shadows

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish before a game.

Manti Te’o, linebacker, University of Notre Dame. 47 consecutive games started. 212 solo tackles. Most decorated defensive player in college football history. Heisman trophy runner-up. When the news broke that he wasn’t getting the Heisman, it surprised a lot of people, and many of them had the same complaints: “Manti Te’o only got snubbed because he’s a defensive player and it’s been fifteen years since a defensive player won the Heisman.” “Manti Te’o is from the independent Notre Dame. Heisman winner Johnny Manziel is from the SEC so therefore everyone thinks he is automatically awesome.” “Johnny Manziel had been previously…

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Did Armstrong Use Taxpayer Funds For Doping?

Photo Credit: Christopher Ena/AP

The man who was once the king of cycling world, will be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey this Monday, to discuss the doping scandal that caused him to be stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. This interview will be his first public response to U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report, accusing him of doping to win the Tour de France. What is Armstrong’s actual motive for coming forward at this time? Athletes can receive up to a 75 percent reduction on competition ban if they provide substantial assistance to anti-doping authorities in building cases against other cheaters. However, this confession might…

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