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Bill Clinton Gives Personal Account of Life With Hillary Why Stoudemire decided to retire as a Knick (Yahoo Sports)

news Former President Bill Clinton gave a deeply personal account of his wife and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton

Amar’e Stoudemire announced his retirement after 14 NBA seasons, but he made sure to do it as a New York Knick.

Amar’e Stoudemire signed a one-day contract with New York so he could go out with the franchise that meant the most to him.

Clinton Becomes First Female Nominee of Major U.S. Party Bennett's complaints could spell trouble for Seattle (Yahoo Sports)

news Clinton is now officially the Democratic presidential nominee, making history as the first woman ever to secure the backing of a major U.S. party.

Michael Bennett (Cover32)

It’s still early, but there might be some contract trouble brewing between the Seahawks and defensive end Michael Bennett.

Here's What You Missed on Day 2 of the DNC Weight off his mind: Lacy tired of fitness talk (Yahoo Sports)

news Bill Clinton told delegates at the DNC the Hillary Clinton he knows is not the person Republicans portrayed at the Republican National Convention.

Coming off the worst season of his career, the noticeably thinner Packers running back is ready for redemption.

Coming off the worst season of his career, the noticeably thinner Packers running back is ready for redemption.

New York Rep. Says Trump 'Cashed In' on 9/11 Did Cubs talk to Chapman about behavior? (Yahoo Sports)

news The congressman said Trump unjustly benefitted from federal programs aimed at giving relief to businesses impacted by the attacks.

Chicago's front office said it discussed off-field expectations with Aroldis Chapman. The reliever said he doesn't remember that.

Chicago's front office said it discussed off-field expectations with Aroldis Chapman. The reliever said he doesn't remember that.

Sanders Delegates Stage Walkout Under Everyone's Nose Is Michael Phelps truly the best Olympian? (Yahoo Sports)

news The good news for Democrats is the group contained no prominent leaders. The bad news is it contained no prominent leaders.

Is Michael Phelps truly the best Olympian?

Most people credit the 18-time gold medalist as the greatest athlete in Olympic history, but that might not be the case.

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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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