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Bus Driver Tells Passengers Only U.S. Citizens Can Ride As Border Patrol Agent Looks On Follow live: Four-way tie atop the leaderboard sets up wide-open final round

Bus Driver Tells Passengers Only U.S. Citizens Can Ride As Border Patrol Agent Looks OnA bus driver in Maine told passengers they needed to be U.S. citizens to ride


Brooks Koepka looks to defend his U.S. Open title in the final round of the tournament.
Tent camp built near border to house migrant children separated from parents Pats' Brady sees retirement getting closer

Tent camp built near border to house migrant children separated from parents2,000 children have been separated from their parents in the last six weeks, housed in a former Walmart or small group homes, as part of the Trump administration’s hard-line immigration policy.


Tom Brady says he can see retirement on the horizon, but he's still motivated to play in the NFL.
The Latest: Afghan Taliban reject cease-fire extension Astros win 11th straight, finish road trip 10-0

The Latest: Afghan Taliban reject cease-fire extensionKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local):


The Houston Astros won their 11th straight game Sunday, finishing off a dominant 10-0 road trip by defeating the Kansas City Royals 7-4.
Founder of 'revolutionary' US blood-testing startup once valued at $9bn charged with fraud Historic win: 'Chicharito' in tears after Germany

Founder of 'revolutionary' US blood-testing startup once valued at $9bn charged with fraudTheranos was established by Elizabeth Holmes in 2003 when she was just a 19-year-old Stanford drop out. Within a year it had won $6m (£4.5m) backing from investors attracted by Ms Holmes’s desire to disrupt the industry monopoly over blood tests – and she was toasted as a rising star of Silicon Valley. Ms Holmes and Mr Balwani claimed the Theranos analyser could perform a full range of clinical tests using tiny blood samples drawn from a finger stick, asserting that its results were more accurate, reliable and faster than those from conventional blood tests.


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Kids’ lack of sleep linked to higher odds of heart disease, health risks, study warns Big Ben values record wins, not record contract

Kids’ lack of sleep linked to higher odds of heart disease, health risks, study warnsA study in the journal Pediatrics links lack of sleep to higher odds for heart disease, high blood pressure, and obesity. It found that less than a third of kids get the recommended amount of sleep.


Two years from free agency in a robust quarterback market, Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger isn't concerned with landing a record-breaking contract, telling ESPN, "I care about record-breaking Super Bowl wins and things like that."


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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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