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Sarah Huckabee Sanders is on a White House tightrope Warriors owner gives Cavs bulletin board material (Yahoo Sports)

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is on a White House tightropeSanders’ meteoric rise within the Trump administration has, paradoxically, put her in one of the most precarious positions in a wildly unstable White House.


Warriors owner Joe Lacob

Following his team's sweep of the San Antonio Spurs, Lacob made clear his preference to face the Cavs in a Finals three-match.


At Least 19 Dead at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester, England Brittany Horschel reveals battle with alcoholism (Yahoo Sports)

At Least 19 Dead at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester, EnglandA reported explosion at the Manchester Arena soon after the concert was over sent people in the crowd running for the doors.


Brittany and Billy Horschel (Twitter)

Billy Horschel had an emotional reaction to his Byron Nelson win on Sunday and most assumed it was related to ending a three-year drought on the PGA Tour.


Father of Times Square car crash victim thanks New York in emotional letter With the first pick in the 2017 NBA draft . . . (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.


Lonzo Ball, Josh Jackson, Markelle Fultz (AP and Getty)

Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball figure to go 1-2 in next month's draft to Boston and Los Angeles, but after them — who knows?


Gingrich disproves the whole Trump-Russia thing, based on an unsolved murder on a Washington street Fitzgerald to discuss NFL future at training camp (Yahoo Sports)

Gingrich disproves the whole Trump-Russia thing, based on an unsolved murder on a Washington streetThe District of Columbia police say Rich, who was shot in the back at 4 a.m. near his home in northwest Washington, was the victim of a botched robbery.


Larry Fitzgerald's potential retirement a hot topic, except to Fitzgerald

Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald said he'll address his future in training camp, and he won't address it anymore after that.


Teenagers Who Stole Car And Killed 6-Year-Old Boy Charged With Capital Murder Peyton penned an apology to ref he ripped (Yahoo Sports)

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


Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning once uncharacteristically chewed out a referee at the end of a game. Then Manning did something we've come to expect from him.




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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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