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U.S. women's soccer team will rely on several players to assume Abby Wambach's role

When Jill Ellis gathers her national team in Carson for the start of its winter training camp Tuesday, it will mark the first time since 2001 that the U.S. women will go into a new year unable to count on Abby Wambach.<p>And that leaves Ellis with a couple of big holes to fill because Wambach, who …

Abby Wambach

US Soccer still won't look out for the USWNT

Maybe you think that every soccer match should be played on natural grass, or you can deal with temporary grass over turf, or you have no issues with …

American Soccer
American Soccer

Shannon Boxx Is Proud Of Former USWNT Teammates For Standing Up About Turf

Recently retired U.S. women's soccer star Shannon Boxx, 38, was in Cary, North Carolina, this weekend for the Women's College Cup. The legendary …

USWNT friendly cancelled over pitch safety after injury to Megan Rapinoe

USA star tore ACL during training session on Friday Jill Ellis’s team had been due to play Trinidad & Tobago Players had expressed concerns about playing on artificial turf<p>US Soccer has cancelled Sunday’s friendly between USA and Trinidad & Tobago in Hawaii over concerns about the playing …

Megan Rapinoe
Government

Mitt Romney Used A PowerPoint Presentation To Criticize Barack Obama, Because Of Course He Did

Mitt Romney wants you to know that he was right and Barack Obama, the man he lost to in the 2012 presidential election, was wrong. And so, the Olympics savior and turnaround specialist extraordinaire did perhaps the most Mitt Romney thing ever on Friday when he used a PowerPoint presentation to …

Government

Guantanamo prison population drops to half level when Obama became president

Six Guantánamo detainees are sent to Oman to break a pause in such transfers, bringing prison's population down to 116<p>Six men long held at Guantánamo Bay arrived Saturday in Oman, the first movement of detainees out of the U.S. prison for terrorism suspects in five months as Congress considers new …

Cybercrime

The Royal Family Portrait Is Coming Today! (And It's Going to Be Adorable)

Brace yourselves for the royal cuteness.<p>A little more than one month after welcoming Princess Charlotte, proud royal parents Prince William and …

Justice

After Botched Executions, Supreme Court Weighs Lethal Drug Cocktail

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in three death penalty cases testing which drug combinations constitute cruel and unusual punishment when used to execute a convicted murderer by lethal injection.<p>It is the second time in seven years that the justices have looked at the lethal …

Medical Journals

Concealed Carry Gun Articles

Female concealed carry is the largest growing demographic in the concealed carry world. There are multiple challenges a woman must face day-to-day…<p>5 …

Self Defense

Top 4 New Law Enforcement Products in 2015

The responsibilities of law enforcement officers in this modern era of policing must handle a multitude of tasks, from settling domestic disputes to …

Report: Law Enforcement Lacked Weapons Discipline During Boston Bombing Manhunt

The report on the law enforcement response to the April 2013 attacks in Boston was published Friday. Check back here for developments.<p>According to the report, "additional officers arriving on scene near the conclusion of the [Watertown] firefight fired weapons towards the vicinity of the suspects, …

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die. Linda Geddes investigates.<p>In the seconds after you breathe your last breath, the living dead take over. Now that your blood no longer flows, oxygen levels within your body plummet and degrading chemical …

Biology

Isis tricked victims into appearing calm with beheading rehearsals

Islamic State videos featuring ‘Jihadi John’ Mohammed Emwazi were preceded by mock run of killing videos in which they were unharmed<p>Foreign hostages captured by Islamic State were subjected to numerous mock beheadings and were unaware they were about be killed, a former member of the jihadi group …

Translation

FBI Says North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack

The FBI on Friday formally accused the North Korean government of the hacking attack that led Sony Pictures Entertainment to cancel the movie “The Interview.”<p>Sony also received a message saying that it was “very wise” to cancel the movie and warning the studio to prevent its release in any form, …

North Korea

This Cosplayer Tried To Cram Every Johnny Depp Role Into One Costume. Did He Succeed?

There are cosplayers who dress as superheroes, and then there are cosplayers who <i>are</i> superheroes. The guy in this photo is a prime example of the latter. His attempt to cram every Johnny Depp role into a single costume is nothing short of impressive.<p><i>Edward Scissorhands</i>, <i>Fear and Loathing in Las …

Report claims Russian hackers spying on NATO, Ukraine

A group of Russian hackers has exploited a flaw in Microsoft's Windows operating system to spy on national security targets, including NATO and the Ukrainian government, according to a report by a cybersecurity firm.<p>The Washington Post reports that research by the cybersecurity firm iSight Partners …

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9/11 museum: Tragedy turns the mundane into memorial

When does the ordinary -- letters, gloves, wallets -- become extraordinary?<p>When the objects tell a story: a stack of personal letters that fell to the ground after a hijacked plane plowed into the World Trade Center; leather gloves worn in the recovery effort; a red wallet belonging to a woman who …

Sept. 11, 2001: A Look Back in Pictures