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O’Rourke, trailing Cruz in Texas Senate race, comes out swinging in final debate Matthew Berry's Love/Hate for Week 7

O’Rourke, trailing Cruz in Texas Senate race, comes out swinging in final debateDemocratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke took off the gloves in his final debate with Sen. Ted Cruz, questioning the Republican's truthfulness and motivations.


Bad beats are part of fantasy football, but Matthew's latest one hit him hard. See for yourself, then enjoy the usual advice for setting your Week 7 lineups.
Evangelical Leader Pat Robertson On Saudi Arabia: 'We've Got To Cool The Rhetoric' Attorney: Adidas OK'd payment at Self's request

Evangelical Leader Pat Robertson On Saudi Arabia: 'We've Got To Cool The Rhetoric'Evangelical Christian leader Pat Robertson called this week for Americans to


An attorney for Adidas executive James Gatto said Gatto approved a $20K payment to the guardian of Kansas player Silvio De Sousa only after coach Bill Self requested it.
Democrats Pounce On Mitch McConnell For Blaming Debt On Social Security, Medicare G League to offer $125K option to 1-and-done

Democrats Pounce On Mitch McConnell For Blaming Debt On Social Security, MedicareFor months now, Democratic leaders and congressional candidates have argued


The G League will offer $125,000 Select Contracts to elite prospects who aren't yet eligible for the NBA but do not want to go the one-and-done route in college.
Yahoo News Explains: What Canada's cannabis legalization will look like Goals for LeBron: More minutes, another ring

Yahoo News Explains: What Canada's cannabis legalization will look likeHere's what you need to know about Canada's recent legalization of cannabis.


LeBron James says he's "fresh" as he begins his 16th season with a new team -- the Lakers -- and winning championships continues to be the goal that drives him.
Returning home — Panhandle residents rebuild lives after Hurricane Michael Cowboys WR Williams gets 3-game suspension

Returning home — Panhandle residents rebuild lives after Hurricane MichaelDaily life is a series of fears and frustrations for thousands of people living in the hurricane zone of the Florida Panhandle.


Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams has been suspended three games without pay for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. A source tells ESPN's Todd Archer the suspension stems from a summer intoxication arrest.


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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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