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Father of Times Square car crash victim thanks New York in emotional letter Brickyard 400 to move to September in 2018 (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.


Brickyard 400 to move to September in 2018

The race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has taken place at the end of July since 2007, but it will be on Sept. 9 next season.


At Least 19 Dead at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester, England UEFA should postpone Europa League final (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.


Europa League final

UEFA can avoid making the mistake as it did after the Borussia Dortmund bus bombings and allow more time for the city of Manchester to heal.


Trump becomes first sitting US president to visit Western Wall Watch live: Tigers at Astros (Yahoo Sports)

Trump becomes first sitting US president to visit Western WallPutting his hand against one of the most sacred sites in Judaism, Donald Trump on Monday became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall in the disputed city of Jerusalem. Allowing them to do so could have led to accusations that Washington was implicitly recognising Israel's unilateral claim of sovereignty over the site, which would break with years of US and international precedent. Security was tight, with the usually bustling Old City, where the Western Wall is located, essentially on lockdown and the plaza leading to the site cleared.


Houston, with MLB's best record, takes on Detroit in Yahoo's Free Game of the Day.
Teenagers Who Stole Car And Killed 6-Year-Old Boy Charged With Capital Murder Hernandez's life behind bars was hell in a cell (Yahoo Sports)

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


Aaron Hernandez (AP)

Hernandez's brother broke his silence Tuesday, promising to share the ex-Patriot's "truth" one day. But dozens of prison documents already paint a grim portrait of his life.


American Doctor, 50, Dies While Trying to Climb Mount Everest L.A. loses Super Bowl LV over stadium delays (Yahoo Sports)

American Doctor, 50, Dies While Trying to Climb Mount EverestTwo years ago, Dr. Roland Yearwood from Alabama, survived an avalanche while climbing Everest.


Later, L.A.! Super Bowl LV reportedly could be moved to Tampa

Raymond James Stadium in Tampa hosted Super Bowl XLIII and could host LV after stadium troubles in Los Angeles.




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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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