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Can 'Implicit Bias' Training Help Erase Prejudice in Police? MMA fighter gives win bonus to foe in need (Yahoo Sports)

news Whether the program, still in its infancy, is effective is unclear — and the leading expert on implicit bias says its success depends on who does the training.

John Castaneda, left, and Angel Cruz (Courtesy of Combate Americas)

John Castaneda, who isn't a super rich fighter in the first place, extended an incredible gesture to an opponent he just defeated.

Examining Donald Trump's Double Standard for Women Another week of can’t-miss college football (Yahoo Sports)

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

Deshaun Watson, Lamar Jackson (AP)

The 2016 season has not disappointed, and the Week 5 lineup features contests between top-10 teams and much more.

Tom Brokaw Breaks Down the Most Unprecedented Election Fantasy start/sit: Don't be wary of Ware (Yahoo Sports)

The days following the 09/11 attacks saw Americans unified. Today, the country is bitterly divided and Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Week 4 Start/Sit: Don't be wary of Ware

Spencer Ware’s dual-threat upside will be tough for the Steelers to fully contain, even with it looking like Jamaal Charles will make his season debut.

Why 'Alluhu Akbar' Is Now Heard at the Old Ball Game Who wins? Breaking down Bills-Patriots tilt (Yahoo Sports)

news As a former British colony, the world's oldest Islamic republic is cricket crazy. While the games are cousins, baseball hasn't caught on in Pakistan.

Yahoo Sports' Shutdown Corner looks at the key matchups for Sunday's AFC East affair in Foxborough.

Florida Students Suspended for Wearing KKK Costumes Miami football team to honor Jose Fernandez (Yahoo Sports)

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

Miami football (Twitter)

The Miami Hurricanes plan to honor the late Marlins pitcher by wearing a special sticker on their helmets.

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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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