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Nancy Pelosi's Democratic Foes Think They Have The Votes To Block Her How Nick Saban's 1968 title explains the legendary coach

Nancy Pelosi's Democratic Foes Think They Have The Votes To Block HerWASHINGTON ― Nancy Pelosi's bid to become House speaker again is running up


Fifty years ago, Nick Saban won his first title, at West Virginia's Monongah High. His teammates remember a determined, cerebral leader who always thought three steps ahead. Sound familiar?
Official at center of Florida vote controversy says she may leave job after recount D-III school suspends, bars player for cheap shot

Official at center of Florida vote controversy says she may leave job after recountBrenda Snipes has been found at fault in a number of disputes over her handling of elections over the past few years, exasperating both Republicans and Democrats in the state.


Kewan Platt, a guard for Division III Fitchburg State, has been suspended indefinitely and barred from campus for a vicious elbow to the face of a Nichols College player during a game.
Death Toll Mounts To 48 In Northern California Fire, Deadliest In State History Big Ben texted Bell before deadline; no answer

Death Toll Mounts To 48 In Northern California Fire, Deadliest In State HistoryThe death toll in Northern California's Camp fire climbed higher on Tuesday as


Ben Roethlisberger, in a text to Le'Veon Bell before Tuesday's deadline, hoped the Steelers running back would show up but "wished him nothing but the best" if he didn't.
10-year-old stops potential kidnapper by asking for family's secret 'code word' Ravens QB Jackson: 'Very prepared' if starting

10-year-old stops potential kidnapper by asking for family's secret 'code word'A 10-year-old Arizona girl says she was able to ward off a potential kidnapper


With Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco dealing with a hip injury, rookie Lamar Jackson said, "I feel like I'd be very prepared" if called on to start for Baltimore on Sunday.
Yahoo News Explains: Is the Vatican doing enough to address sexual abuse in the church? Bucs' JPP on playing Giants: 'I'm coming, man'

Yahoo News Explains: Is the Vatican doing enough to address sexual abuse in the church?The Vatican halted a plan by U.S. bishops to address the age-old sexual abuse issues plaguing the Roman Catholic Church.


Jason Pierre-Paul, who was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the offseason, said he's had the game against the Giants "checked off" since he left New York.


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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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