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Examining Donald Trump's Double Standard for Women Injury Wrap: Decker and Dez out indefinitely (Yahoo Sports)

news Whether it's sexuality or weight gain, Trump appears to believe women should be held to different standards than men.

Eric Decker (AP)

Avoid starting Eric Decker (shoulder) and Dez Bryant (knee) on Sunday. We break down some of the other key injuries as well.

Matthew Strengthens to Powerful Category 5 Hurricane David Ortiz provides final-weekend magic (Yahoo Sports)

news Hurricane Matthew is now the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic since Felix in 2007.

David Ortiz (AP)

The weekend in Boston belongs to David Ortiz, who hit yet another dramatic go-ahead home run on Friday to help the Red Sox beat Toronto.

6-Year-Old Shooting Victim's Family Will 'Never Give Up' Who will win: Louisville or Clemson? (Yahoo Sports)

news The family of 6-year-old Jacob Hall are praying that he will pull through after being shot at his school in Townville, South Carolina.

Yahoo Sports' Dr. Saturday looks at the keys for Saturday's ACC showdown between top-five teams.

Hugh Hefner Shoots Down Rumors He's on Death Bed Washington leaps Stanford as Pac-12's best (Yahoo Sports)

news The Playboy founder was just as surprised as anyone to learn that he was apparently on his death bed.

Ryan Burns (AP)

Washington’s defense had eight sacks in a dominant 44-6 win over Stanford. For the time being, the Huskies are the team to beat out west.

Florida Students Suspended for Wearing KKK Costumes Who will win: Wisconsin or Michigan? (Yahoo Sports)

Florida high school students say they were dressed as "ghosts" for spirit week festivities. WFLA's Paul Mueller reports.

Yahoo Sports' Dr. Saturday looks ahead to Saturday's big battle between Big Ten teams in Ann Arbor.

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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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