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Watch: Carly Fiorina on 2016 presidential bidBrewers win in Counsell's debut, 4-3 over Dodgers (Yahoo Sports)

Katie Couric talks with Carly Fiorina about her 2016 bidKatie Couric talks with the GOP contender about gay marriage, Hillary Clinton, and more.


Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell celebrates with Elian Herrera (3) and Aramis Ramirez (16) after a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Monday, May 4, 2015, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 4-3. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

The Milwaukee Brewers rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to win in Craig Counsell's managerial debut, a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night. Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw was denied his 100th career win, and took a no-decision. The Brewers overcame a 3-0 deficit with one run in the sixth and three in the eighth in Counsell's first game since taking over for Ron Roenicke, who was fired Sunday night. Hector Gomez and pinch-hitter Gerardo Parra opened the sixth with consecutive triples to cut the lead to 3-1.


Boston bomber emotional as aunt breaks down on standRays' Odorizzi shuts down Red Sox; Hanley Ramirez hurt (Yahoo Sports)

This image of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev courtesy of the US Department of Justice/US Attorney’s Office – District of Massachusetts was presented to jurors on March 23, 2015Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev showed emotion in court for the first time on Monday, wiping his eyes as a distraught aunt was removed from the courtroom, too overcome to testify. A jury is mulling whether Tsarnaev -- found guilty last month of all counts related to the April 15, 2013 attack on the Boston Marathon that killed three people and wounded 264 more -- should be sentenced to death or life in prison without parole. Last week, his defense team began presenting evidence in a bid to save his life, and had arranged for his aunt, 64-year-old Patimat Suleimanova, to come from Russia to testify.


Boston Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez is helped from the field by manager John Farrell, left, and trainer Rick Jameyson during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, May 4, 2015. Ramirez left the game after running into a side wall while attempting a catch. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

A shuffled lineup provided a needed boost for the Tampa Bay Rays' struggling offense. Jake Odorizzi pitched seven strong innings, Joey Butler hit his first career homer and Tampa Bay's offense perked up a bit in the Rays' 5-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. ''I do like the lineup we put out there today,'' Rays manager Kevin Cash said. ''The fact that we're versatile with the right-left going through the lineup is pretty important.'' David DeJesus drove in a pair of runs for Tampa Bay, which scored just four runs in a three-game set this past weekend against Baltimore.


The U.S. military is failing its canine veterans. Inside one Marine’s fight to save her dog.Holtby's shutout, Beagle's goal lift Caps over Rangers 1-0 (Yahoo Sports)

What do we owe our canine veterans? And what can we afford to give them?


Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, embraces goalie Braden Holtby (70) after Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs against the New York Rangers, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 1-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Braden Holtby stood in a corner of the Washington Capitals' locker room, his arms folded across his chest, his voice low and monotone, his demeanor as steady and calm as when he was protecting the net. Some days they don't,'' Holtby said. Holtby made 30 saves for his second career playoff shutout and Jay Beagle took advantage of a fortuitous bounce to score his first goal of this postseason, giving the Capitals a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday night for a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals. ''It doesn't matter what's going to happen, he's just going to make a save and keep us in the game.'' Game 4 of the best-of-seven series is at Washington on Wednesday night.


Gunman in Mohammad cartoon attack in Texas monitored for yearsRose, Gasol pace Bulls to 99-92 win over Cavs in Game 1 (Yahoo Sports)

In this photo provided on Monday, May 4, 2015 by Geert Wilders, Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders, leader of the anti-Islam Freedom Party, center, poses for a photograph with police officers who responded to a shooting outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad in Garland, Texas. Two gunmen were killed Sunday, May 3, 2015 in Texas after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad, and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said. (Geert Wilders via AP)By Jon Herskovitz and David Schwartz GARLAND, Texas/PHOENIX (Reuters) - Federal agents for years monitored one of the two gunmen who were shot dead after opening fire with assault rifles at a heavily guarded Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad. Two government sources who asked not to be named said the shooters were roommates Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi, of Phoenix. Court documents show that Simpson had been under surveillance since 2006 and was convicted in 2011 of lying to FBI agents over his desire to join violent jihad in Somalia. FBI agents and police searched the two men's home at the Autumn Ridge Apartments in north-central Phoenix, cordoning off the complex and evacuating residents for several hours in the early morning.


CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 4: Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls and his teammates huddle in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 4, 2015 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Chicago Bulls came in oozing with confidence, unafraid of LeBron James and convinced they could keep their playoff momentum rolling. Derrick Rose made sure they did. Looking like the league MVP he was before being slowed by knee injuries, Rose scored 25 points, Pau Gasol added 21 and the Bulls led from the start in a 99-92 victory over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night. Rose, who sustained a shoulder stinger in the closing minute, helped the Bulls swipe home-court advantage from the Cavs.


Baltimore police say man's gun discharged during arrest, no injuriesChirinos' sacrifice fly in 9th lifts Rangers past Astros (Yahoo Sports)

Baltimore police officers load a man into an ambulance at the scene of a shooting incident at the corner of West North Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue in West BaltimoreBaltimore police denied a media report on Monday they had shot a black man while trying to take him into custody, saying the man's firearm went off accidentally while officers were arresting him and that no one was injured. The incident, which followed weeks of protests over the death last month of a 25-year-old black man in police custody, drew a crowd of about 100 protesters to a corner that was the site of a riot a week ago. A senior Baltimore police officer on the scene told reporters that the man had been put into an ambulance as a precautionary measure. "Nowhere on his body does he have a gunshot wound." Fox News, which had reported that the man had been shot while he was fleeing authorities, apologized for what it said was an inaccurate report.


Texas Rangers' Delino DeShields Jr. (7) scores on a single by Jake Smolinski in the eighth inning as Houston Astros catcher Hank Conger (16) awaits the throw in a baseball game Monday May 4, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Bob Levey)

Robinson Chirinos hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, and the Texas Rangers snapped Houston's 10-game winning streak with a 2-1 win over the Astros on Monday night. Chirinos' sacrifice fly to center scored Adrian Beltre, who led off the inning with a double off Chad Qualls (0-2), moved to third on Kyle Blanks' single and slid in as Jake Marisnick's throw to the plate went to the backstop.




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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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