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Mariners catcher says Charlotte rioters should be treated ‘like animals’

With professional sports particularly sensitive to political controversies, it’s hard to imagine what Seattle Mariners catcher Steve Clevenger was thinking in posting a series of tweets that have him in hot water today. Read all »

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CNN reporter knocked down by rioter

Not merely confined to overseas warzones, life as a network correspondent can be just as dangerous here at home. Read all »

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Chelsea blast: Governor admits it was ‘an act of terror’

After an earlier reluctance, elected officials are beginning to admit that last night’s bomb attack in New York City was an act of terror. Read all »

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Health scare: Does Hillary really refuse to drink water?

During what most would agree is the strangest election year in memory, it shouldn’t be too surprising that its controversies are equally bizarre.

And with Hillary Clinton’s recent health scare, including her collapse after an abrupt exit from a 9-11 rally, analyzing conflicting statements about her condition has recently dominated news coverage. Read all »

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CNN: Hillary’s 9-11 appearance ‘strong and bold’

Are questions about Hillary Clinton’s health inherently sexist?

That’s the contention of CNN’s Brian Stelter, who says the discussion plays to “stereotypes about women being ‘weak’.” Read all »

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Video captures Hillary’s 9-11 fainting spell

In a new incident that will sustain the debate over her health, Hillary Clinton fainted earlier today after cutting short a visit to a 9-11 memorial ceremony. Read all »

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Is this the worst ad in television history?

The sun is hot, water is wet and 9-11 is not a laughing matter (or promotional gimmick). Are these universal truths? Read all »

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Why did the US government make a midnight ‘drug drop’ in Iran?

When it delivered massive quantities of cash via plane to Iran in the middle of the night, what was the Obama Administration thinking? Read all »

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Can Colin Kaepernick recover from his public unravelling?

Does Colin Kaepernick realize that from a public relations standpoint, he is essentially toast?

Or does the San Francisco 49ers quarterback believe there is some undercurrent in society that will rescue him from his rant against the National Anthem? Perhaps the news media will ride to his rescue? Read all »

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Andrea Peyser: It’s okay to slam Hillary’s pantsuits!

Because she’s a woman, are Hillary’s frumpy fashion choices and other personal characteristics off-limits?

While that’s the assertion of some of her supporters, many of whom are male, Andrea Peyser says criticizing the Democratic presidential nominee is perfectly okay. In recent weeks, the New York Post columnist has raised the ire of those in the Clinton camp who believe the latter should be protected from criticism due to her gender. Read all »

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