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ACLU Fighting To Release Gay Man In ICE Detention Since January Kyle Korver excels in season of personal sorrow

ACLU Fighting To Release Gay Man In ICE Detention Since JanuaryThe American Civil Liberties Union is fighting to end the monthslong detention


Despite the sudden loss of his youngest brother, Cavs guard Kyle Korver has managed to play his best.
Garry Kasparov: I told you Putin would attack U.S. election — and he will again UFC, ESPN reach 5-year television rights deal

Garry Kasparov: I told you Putin would attack U.S. election — and he will againFormer Russian chess champion Garry Kasparov has a message for those who didn’t foresee Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.


ESPN has reached a five-year, $1.5 billion deal with UFC to carry 30 events per year across its platforms.
Up Close and Personal with the Hawaii Volcano Spewing Lava Source: Foles could earn $500K per game

Up Close and Personal with the Hawaii Volcano Spewing LavaABC News' Matt Gutman is in Hawaii, where Kilauea, the volcano that began erupting almost three weeks ago, exploded again Monday evening.


As part of his restructured contract, Nick Foles could earn $500,000 per game with the Eagles, a source told ESPN.
Gay Man Says Pope Francis Told Him, ‘God Made You Like That And Loves You Like That' Durant laments Game 4 finish, but looks ahead

Gay Man Says Pope Francis Told Him, ‘God Made You Like That And Loves You Like That'In what's been characterized as the most progressive remarks ever uttered by a


Kevin Durant said, "I wish I had that last play back," following the Warriors' Game 4 loss to the Rockets on Tuesday, but he already is looking ahead to Thursday's Game 5.
Ex-Trump Adviser Calls President's Claims That Informant Spied On Campaign 'Embarrassing' Kraft: Brady will attend Pats' mandatory camp

Ex-Trump Adviser Calls President's Claims That Informant Spied On Campaign 'Embarrassing'A former adviser to President Donald Trump on Monday fired back at the


Patriots owner Robert Kraft said that Tom Brady will attend mandatory minicamp.


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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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