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'CIA Canoe Pool,' other revelations from declassified gov't papers10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

The lobby of the CIA Headquarters BuildingWhat do we know after the CIA declassified more than 200 articles this week?


10ThingstoSeeSports - Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (10) can't make the catch as Indianapolis Colts cornerback Greg Toler (28) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Denver. The Broncos won 31-24. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney, File)Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.


Car seized, apartment searched in hunt for Virginia studentYour Top Plays for Today

Virginia police seized a car and searched an apartment today in their hunt for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham in what police said was a major break in the case.


File: In this Tuesday May, 20, 2014, file photo Oscar Pistorius outide the HIgh Court in Pretoria, South Africa. Presiding Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce her verdict in Pistorius' murder trail after scrutinizing evidence Thursday and Friday given by 37 witnesses in a court transcript running to thousands of pages in a drama that has played out over six months. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide


Obama signs bill to train, arm Syrian rebelsMixed Welsh fortunes for Ryder Cup stars

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum, on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Military authorization to arm, train Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group has been signed into law.


England's Lee Westwood watches his shot during a practice round in Hoylake, England on July 16, 2014Newport (United Kingdom) (AFP) - European Ryder Cup wild cards Stephen Gallacher and Lee Westwood experienced contrasting fortunes at the Wales Open on Friday, one week out from the showdown with the United States.


White House anti-assault campaign uses stars, sports to reach campusesNFL's Goodell signals major shift in personal conduct policy

U.S. President Barack Obama stands next to Vice President Joseph Biden (L) as he launches the "It's On Us" campaign to help prevent sexual assault on school campuses while in WashingtonBy Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, who have long talked about the need to curb sexual assault at universities, got some help on Friday from the people many young adults actually listen to: celebrities and athletes. In its latest effort to help college campuses confront the issue, the White House is relying on a combination of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, social media and star power to spread its message aimed at preventing and coping with such assaults. ...


NFL: Green Bay Packers at Seattle SeahawksBy Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Friday that rules governing personal conduct will change, signaling a major shift in policy in the wake of the league's poor handling of domestic abuse cases. Goodell said a committee will be established by the NFL to review policy but he avoided commenting on what the change will mean for his overriding power in the disciplinary process. ...


NFL's Goodell signals major shift in personal conduct policyAmfoot: NFL will put 'house in order,' commissioner says

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Seattle SeahawksBy Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Friday that rules governing personal conduct will change, signaling a major shift in policy in the wake of the league's poor handling of domestic abuse cases. Goodell said a committee will be established by the NFL to review policy but he avoided commenting on what the change will mean for his overriding power in the disciplinary process. ...


NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on September 19, 2014 in New York CityNew York (AFP) - Embattled National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday promised to put the sport's "house in order" amid a firestorm over the NFL's handling of off-field violence involving players.




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Why Midterm Elections Are Important

Primary elections are being held now in states across the country as members of political parties cast votes for the candidates they want to run in this November’s general election. Once the primaries are over, it will be time to focus on the general midterm election.

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.

The Nuclear Option

The Democrats in the United States Senate put an end to Republican obstruction last week when they voted 52 to 48 to end the filibuster. Called the nuclear option, the change to Senate rules allows for executive and judicial nominees to be approved with a simple majority vote. The minority party can no longer filibuster these nominees and require a majority of 60 votes.

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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