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When the United States entered World War I, there was an immediate need for American armed forces to expand quickly. Men were drafted, and volunteered to serve in the military. During this time in history women, for the most part, did not serve in any capaci

'Mapping Resistance': Activism past and present and the New York Young Lords

Fifty years ago, in 1969, we witnessed the Apollo moon landing. Young people gathered at Woodstock. Chicago Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton was assassinated by the police.  LBGTQ activists fought back at Stonewall. The Chicago Seven were put on tri

Aussie Titmus stuns Ledecky to win 400 free at worlds

Ariarne Titmus rallies to stun Katie Ledecky in 400 free at world championships

Britain's Peaty is 1st man to break 57 seconds in 100 breast

Adam Peaty of Britain has broken his own world record in the 100-meter breaststroke at the world swimming championships

Tigers drop sixth straight, 7-5 to Blue Jays

Guerrero's grand slam lifts Toronto

Swirling Vortexes and Ghostly Humans Emerge From Hand-Painted Transparent Sheets by David Spriggs

Vancouver-based artist David Spriggs creates large-scale 3D installations by by layering hand-painted transparencies within custom frameworks. The massive sculptural installations pull viewers in and shift based on perspective, while exploring themes of space

Assen DTM: Rockenfeller wins, Wittmann goes last-to-second

Rockenfeller had started third on the grid but the race played out as if polesitter Rast would have to battle BMW driver and Saturday race winner Marco Wittmann for the victory. Rast had held his lead at the start while Wittmann started 18th after a turbocha

Interview: Felipe Massa shares his vision for karting's future

Massa has already revealed some bold plans to improve the state of karting, including standardisation of equipment across the world, introducing electric categories and, most ambitiously of all, having a formal presence at the Olympics.But the Brazilian drive

Vettel: No «strong need» for F1 to add more city races

The British Grand Prix’s future has been secured until 2024 after circuit bosses struck a new deal with F1 ahead of the 2019 edition of the race.Silverstone will continue to host the race and has also received certain assurances to protect itself if F1 succ

America’s deadly wealth pyramid: Eric Garner stood his ground and was crushed for it

Garner scratched-out a living in the gray market. «Not today,» he said when cops came for him. Now he's dead

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8 killed, dozens injured in suicide bombing in Pakistan

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UK caught in crossfire of US-Iran brinkmanship, and whose fault is that?

London has scored an own-goal by plunging right in the middle of the US game of nerves against Iran. The international crisis over detained tankers comes amid an awkward leadership transition at home. Read Full Article at

2019 BMW R1250GS Adventure: Motorrad's largest adult son - Roadshow

BMW's continent-crushing ADV bike is a willing participant in whatever harebrained scheme you come up with, and that's why we love it.

The iPhone 11 rumors are starting to take shape - CNET

A real-life look at what Apple's 2019 iPhone could look like based on the rumors and a detailed look at that camera bump.

Over 60 Australian planes grounded after fatal crash in Sweden

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Pakistani soldier killed from ‘unprovoked’ cross-border fire by India – Islamabad

The Pakistani Army accused India of shelling its outposts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) and said its soldier died during the exchange of fire. Read Full Article at

Aussie Titmus upsets Ledecky to win 400 free at worlds

Ariarne Titmus rallies to upset Katie Ledecky in 400 free at world championships

4 people beaten & stabbed to death over suspicion of practicing witchcraft in India

A married couple and two others were viciously beaten and murdered in a small village in India after allegedly practicing witchcraft. Read Full Article at

Israel to make exception in allowing BDS-supporting Omar & Tlaib into the country

Israel said it will allow BDS-supporting US congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to enter the country, in a departure from its travel ban on supporters of the pro-Palestinian movement. Read Full Article at

Indian comedian suffers fatal heart attack on stage, audience thinks it’s part of the act

An Indian stand-up comedian collapsed and died on stage during a routine about anxiety in front of a sold-out crowd in Dubai, leading audience members to think it was part of his performance. Read Full Article at

Cherry's MW 8 Advanced is a clever little mouse with one frustrating flaw - CNET

There's more sweet than sour with Cherry's latest travel mouse.

What our global 5G speed tests taught us about battery life, cost and the weather - CNET

After testing in more than a dozen cities worldwide, we know a thing or two about the next-gen data network for phones.

Bradl backs Lorenzo to take Honda in «new direction»

Bradl was speaking while filling in for the injured Lorenzo at the Honda factory squad earlier this month at the Sachsenring, where he finished 10th - matching the result he achieved as a wildcard at Jerez.Prior to breaking a vertebra in a crash during practi

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: I wish the only race we worried about was the space race

Leonard Pitts on telling the truth about the Republican Party. Miami Herald Here’s how The Southern Poverty Law Center defines a hate group. It is, they say, “an organization that — based on its official statements or principles, the statements of it

‘Biking Queens’ from India visit Moscow as part of mega trip

Female bikers from India made a short stop in Moscow as part of their 25,000km trip across three continents, during which the motorcycle enthusiasts hope to promote “women’s pride” and empowerment. Read Full Article at

UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond says he’ll resign before 'new PM' Boris Johnson can sack him

The UK’s chancellor of the exchequer has said he plans to resign ahead of Theresa May leaving office as prime minister on Wednesday, before her expected successor Boris Johnson has time to fire him. Read Full Article at

‘This is too much’: News of Natalie Portman as female Thor divides film franchise fans

News that Natalie Portman will star as a female Thor in an upcoming Marvel film has sparked debate on social media as some fans reacted in anger to a woman being cast as the titular role in the popular comic book franchise. Read Full Article at

Southwest Airlines planes collide on Nashville Airport tarmac

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Two Southwest Airlines planes have collided on the tarmac of Nashville International Airport. Airline officials say no injuries were reported in Saturday night's collision. An emailed statement from Southwest Airlines spokeswoman Mich

Russia and Hungary to host future world swim championships

FINA has chosen two future hosts for the world swimming championships

Europe faces ‘looming syphilis epidemic’ thanks to dating apps and reduced fear of HIV

Syphilis stopped being “a disease of the past” after its worrying resurgence in Europe, health experts told RT. Less fear of contracting HIV and the rise of dating apps are among the factors behind the problem. Read Full Article at

The Latest: Ashton Turner in last place is 1st to finish

Ashton Turner in last place is first to finish British Open at 68 ahead of the bad weather

Racism, Inc.: How Donald Trump profits from xenophobia

Until we understand how Trump profits from his racism, we won’t be able to effectively counter it

Marvel announces Blade, starring Mahershala Ali, at Comic-Con 2019 - CNET

Didn't see that one coming...

Zidane says Madrid has found new club for Gareth Bale

Coach Zinedine Zidane says that Real Madrid wants to part ways with Gareth Bale, six years after it broke a world transfer record to sign the Wales winger

Bottas rules out resorting to psychologist like Rosberg

Rosberg, who beat Hamilton to the 2016 World Championship just days before announcing his retirement, said recently that he visited a psychologist “every second day” that season to help him cope with the pressure of the intense battle with Hamilton.Botta

The Open 2019: Glory awaits Shane Lowry after history-making penultimate round

Ireland's Shane Lowry has produced a week of near-impeccable golf at The Open in Portrush and stands one solid round away from a remarkable title. Read Full Article at

Assen DTM: Rast takes Race 2 pole, disaster for Wittmann

Rast trailed Audi stablemate Robin Frijns after the first qualifying runs, helped by the German getting blocked twice by the BMWs of Sheldon van der Linde and Saturday race winner Marco Wittmann.Both drivers remain under investigation for blocking, with Wittm

Marvel's MCU Phase 4 plans revealed: Black Widow, Shang-Chi, Thor: Love and Thunder, new Doctor Strange and more - CNET

Thor 4, a Doctor Strange sequel, Shang-Chi, and a new Blade is in the works. Marvel went huge at Comic-Con this year.

Heat, humidity keeps hold on Eastern US as weekend slogs on

Heat, humidity keeps hold on Eastern US as weekend slogs on
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