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Bill Clinton Gives Personal Account of Life With Hillary Harrison Barnes on the NBA and social change (Yahoo Sports)

news Former President Bill Clinton gave a deeply personal account of his wife and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton

Dallas Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes sat down with Yahoo to talk about whether athletes need to do more to bring about social change.

Democrats Make History, Pick the 'Real' Hillary Clinton Cardinals vastly improved in a key category (Yahoo Sports)

news Democrats made real history Tuesday by officially nominating Hillary Clinton to be the first woman presidential nominee of a major party in the nation's 240 years.

St. Louis manager Mike Matheny vowed to improve the team's power hitting a year ago. It appears the Cards have succeeded.

St. Louis manager Mike Matheny vowed to improve the team's power hitting a year ago. It appears the Cards have succeeded.

Here's What You Missed on Day 2 of the DNC IOC to provide 42 condoms per athlete in Rio (Yahoo Sports)

news Bill Clinton told delegates at the DNC the Hillary Clinton he knows is not the person Republicans portrayed at the Republican National Convention.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 23: A condoms' distribution machine at the Olympic and Paralympic Village for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games displaying the Olympic Rings in Barra da Tijuca. The Village will host up to 17,200 people amongst athletes and team officials during the Games and up to 6,000 during the Paralympic Games on July 22, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

With no TVs hooked up in Olympic Village bedrooms, officials are expecting athletes to find a different way to pass the time.

Bernie Sanders Gets Emotional as Brother Casts Vote Durant feels the love from his new home fans (Yahoo Sports)

Bernie Sanders' brother Larry, who is part of Democrats Abroad, casts his vote for his brother during the roll call.

Kevin Durant might be a villain elsewhere, but he got a hero's welcome in his first game in Oakland since joining the Warriors.

Kevin Durant might be a villain in other NBA cities, but he got a hero's welcome in his first game in Oakland since joining the Warriors.

Sanders Delegates Stage Walkout Under Everyone's Nose Why Stoudemire decided to retire as a Knick (Yahoo Sports)

news The good news for Democrats is the group contained no prominent leaders. The bad news is it contained no prominent leaders.

Amar’e Stoudemire announced his retirement after 14 NBA seasons, but he made sure to do it as a New York Knick.

Amar’e Stoudemire signed a one-day contract with New York so he could go out with the franchise that meant the most to him.

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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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