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The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the league. 49 more words

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Joan Rivers' condition 'remains serious,' daughter says

NEW YORK – Joan Rivers’ daughter released a statement Friday afternoon saying her mother’s condition “remains serious.”

“My mother would be so touched by the tributes and prayers that we have received from around the world. 95 more words

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Abduction Case Tests Limits of Amish Ties to Modern World

OSWEGATCHIE, N.Y. — The two sisters were missing, apparently abducted from the roadside vegetable stand in front of their house in this rural town near the Canadian border. 154 more words


Today is Marshall Thomas 64th birthday

( Below is a column Cal Thomas wrote about his brother Marshall following his death back in January 2012. )
How does one measure whether a life was a success, or a failure? 298 more words

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Why I Cannot Accept the Ice-Bucket Challenge

Recently, I’ve received a few “ALS ice-bucket challenges” which I cannot accept. I don’t fault any of my friends for giving me this challenge. Thanks for thinking of me and trying to include me! 506 more words

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Mosul’s Christians recount flight from historic home under ISIS threat

SULEMANIYAH, Iraq – In a church in the northern Iraq city of Sulemaniyah, Munira Aziz lay in a corner, her hip broken, her voice almost gone and a piece of cardboard the 74-year-old woman’s only protection from the blistering sun streaming in through a broken window. 164 more words

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Moving in the right direction

All changes are given us for something. To grow up, to review our attitude to life, to evaluate our connections and to bring us to the new level of existence. 269 more words