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#VeteransForKaepernick: 49ers Quarterback Finds Support Online

Veterans took to social media to rally behind Colin Kaepernick after the 49ers quarterback was accused of being anti-military in his protest for racial justice.<p>Kaepernick has been taking flak from all directions — from fans, teammates and former coaches to police associations and Donald Trump — for …

Women of Color

SWIFT Discloses More Cyber Thefts, Pressures Banks on Security

SWIFT, the global financial messaging system, has disclosed new hacking attacks on its member banks as it pressured them to comply with security procedures instituted after February's high-profile $81 million heist at Bangladesh Bank.<p>In a private letter to clients, SWIFT said on Tuesday that new …

The U.S. Already Spends Billions on Border Security

As Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump prepares to give a major address to bring clarity to the confusion surrounding his immigration proposals Wednesday night, one Trump position that has remained constant is his penchant for a “big, beautiful wall.”<p>Despite the ongoing effort and money …

Riots in Brazil After Dilma Rousseff's Impeachment

Georgetown University to Offer Admissions Advantage to Slave Descendants

Georgetown will offer an admissions edge to descendants of slaves as part of a comprehensive atonement for the university's historical ties to slavery, its president announced Thursday.<p>Those ties go back nearly two centuries, when the Washington, D.C., school sold 272 slaves and used the proceeds …

'Harambe' swamps Zoo's gorilla naming competition

<b>Philadelphia Zoo has been inundated with suggestions to name its newborn baby gorilla Harambe after launching a naming contest.</b><p>Harambe, a western lowland gorilla, was killed at Cincinnati Zoo earlier this year after a three-year-old boy fell into his enclosure.<p>On Wednesday, Philadelphia Zoo said it …

The Week in Review: Dallas Police Shooting

Five police officers died in Texas Thursday night in the deadliest attack on law enforcement since 9/11. Numerous other people, both officers and civilians were also injured when at least one sniper opened fire from rooftops on a peaceful protest in the Texan city of Dallas.<p>According to Dallas …

Law Enforcement

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 4, 2016)

Tragic deaths in Minnesota, Louisiana and Texas this week caused protests around the country, outrage from national leaders and tremendous grief. Five police officers were shot in Dallas on Thursday, after the killing of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile in Falcon …

Law Enforcement

Andrea Pirlo working overtime to be fit

Andrea Pirlo has cut short his mid-season break in a bid to be fit for the Serie A match with Roma on Jan. 5.<p>The Italy international has been out of …

Joe Hart fit to face Swansea

Manuel Pellegrini allayed fears that Joe Hart will be forced to miss Manchester City’s New Year’s Day clash at Swansea and said Sergio Aguero should …

6 Common Sports Nutrition Mistakes and How to Solve Them

Proper nutrition and hydration is critical to a runner's health and performance. Some runners underestimate just how much what they eat and drink …

Nutrition

The Fit 5: Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition

Workouts

McDonald's goes global on nutritional offerings

Fast food giant will offer salads — not just fries — as sides in value meals in 2014.<p>Out: Fries with that?<p>In: Salad with that?<p>McDonald's on Thursday, in partnership with a nutrition-focused branch of the Clinton Foundation, revealed plans to begin offering side salads as substitutes for french …

The Nutritional Benefits of Fresh vs. Frozen Food by AsapScience

Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown of AsapSCIENCE compare the nutritional benefits of fresh versus frozen food in their latest video. Interestingly, …

Google's Nutrition Search and Other News You Need to Know

Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.<p>Today, we're …

Nutrition Experts Are Full of SHIT

As a big fitness/nutrition geek, I am constantly consuming the latest information on how to improve the health of our overweight & inactive …

The Fit 5: Nutrition Myths

Myths

Nutrima Analyzes Your Food for Nutrition, Freshness and Toxicity

When it comes to knowing what’s in your food, labels only provide so much information. Sure, it’s nice to know the calorie count, as well as the …

Workout Tracker Bodbot Adds Nutrition Suggestions and Food Tracking

Android/iOS/WP: Previously mentioned workout app BodBot already offers personalized workout plans based on your fitness goals, and today they've …

Yumbox - nutritional lunch made easy

Are you part of the bento lunch revolution? I have been teetering on the edge for a while now but I think this product may just be the deciding …

Healthy Eating

Breakthrough Nutrition