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‘The most horrible feeling’: Mother of missing Manchester concertgoer describes chaos of attack Return of Holiday, Welsh boosts UCLA's outlook (Yahoo Sports)

‘The most horrible feeling’: Mother of missing Manchester concertgoer describes chaos of attackMany attendees at the concert that was hit by a bomb on Monday were young people. One distraught parent described her feelings as she waited for news.


Return of Holiday, Welsh boosts UCLA's outlook

Instead of losing its top seven players from last season, UCLA can build around veteran pillars Aaron Holiday and Thomas Welsh.


Clinton Calls Trump Budget an 'Unimaginable Level of Cruelty' Ex-Giants RB Rashad Jennings wins DWTS (Yahoo Sports)

Clinton Calls Trump Budget an 'Unimaginable Level of Cruelty'Hillary Clinton slammed President Trump’s federal budget plan while giving a speech at the Children’s Health Fund Annual Benefit.


Rashad Jennings

Free agent running back Rashad Jennings beat out World Series champ David Ross for the title.


Father of Times Square car crash victim thanks New York in emotional letter Former Baylor staffers can't hide from scandal (Yahoo Sports)

Father of Times Square car crash victim thanks New York in emotional letterAt an impromptu memorial in Times Square, the father of the young woman who was killed there last week has placed a letter of thanks to the city.


Baylor helmet (AP)

Several former associates of disgraced football coach Art Briles somehow found good jobs elsewhere.


Teenagers Who Stole Car And Killed 6-Year-Old Boy Charged With Capital Murder Report: Kaepernick to finally get a chance (Yahoo Sports)

Teenagers Who Stole Car And Killed 6-Year-Old Boy Charged With Capital MurderProsecutors could seek the death penalty in the case.


Report: Colin Kaepernick to finally get a chance. (AP)

Thanks to Seattle, the controversial former 49ers quarterback will get an opportunity to work out for an NFL team for the first time this offseason.


S. Korea tourist numbers hammered by China boycott How Kyrie has gone from sidekick to savior (Yahoo Sports)

S. Korea tourist numbers hammered by China boycottChinese tourist numbers to South Korea plunged by two-thirds in April after Beijing banned tour groups over Seoul's deployment of a US missile defence system, official statistics showed. Beijing imposed a boycott from March 15 on Chinese tour groups visiting the South in a spat over the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. Washington and Seoul say it is purely to defend against threats from nuclear-armed North Korea, but Beijing fears it could undermine its own nuclear deterrent and has reacted with fury, imposing a series of measures seen as economic retaliation.


Kyrie Irving

Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving again stepped up when needed most on Tuesday against the Celtics, showing he can be "the guy" after LeBron James is gone.




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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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