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From Chicago to LA, Students Mass for Racial Justice

<i>Students and teachers link arms around Chicago City Hall. (Credit: Sarah-Ji)</i><p><i>E-mail questions, tips or proposals to studentmovement@thenation.com. For</i> …

Horror in Connecticut Suburb as Partner at NY Law Firm Brutally Attacks His ‘Nice’ Family Before Being Fatally Shot by Police

A lawyer was fatally shot by police Tuesday after he brutally attacked his family, leaving his wife and one child with critical injuries.<p>According to police, Christopher Andrews, 51, viciously attacked his wife and three children with a knife and a baseball bat. The Hartford Courant reported that …

Law Enforcement

Cop Stops to Talk to Drug-Addicted Homeless Man. It’s What Happens Next That Has People Calling Him a ‘Hero.’

One simple act of kindness can totally transform a person’s life.<p>Deputy Matt Holman helped change a homeless man’s life with one simple act of kindness (YouTube)<p>It’s a touching life lesson that Deputy Matt Holman with the Greenville County Sheriffs’ Office in Greenville, South Carolina, learned …

Homelessness

Facebook’s next data center will be in Ireland

Facebook is announcing today that it will be constructing a data center facility from the ground up in a small village in Ireland called Clonee.<p>The 227-acre site will rely completely on renewable energy — wind, specifically — and it should be handling web traffic and Facebook’s own computing needs …

Samsung's gold Gear S2 smartwatch ships for a fraction of the price of Apple’s

Samsung's gold is just plating, while Apple's is solid<p>It's apparently cheaper to buy a gold smartwatch from Samsung than it is from Apple. The Korean electronics company announced the "global launch" of its Gear S2 Classic today, with the watch — including its 18k rose gold and platinum variations …

Smartwatches

Isis video threatening UK claims to show Paris attackers in Iraq and Syria

If confirmed, video containing beheadings and target practice and showing prime minister David Cameron would establish coordination with group<p>A video released on Sunday by the terrorist group Islamic State claimed to show the nine Paris attackers in Iraq and Syria, some time before they killed 130 …

Islam

Pogba: Juventus haven't achieved anything yet

The French midfielder says no one at the club is getting ahead of themselves despite winning 11-straight Serie A games<p>Juventus may have won 11 games …

CONCACAF proposes sweeping reforms

Several amendments, including the creation of a new council and term limits for members, will be voted on in Zurich on Feb. 25.<p>After eight months of turmoil, change officially is on the docket for CONCACAF.<p>The confederation proposed a series of reforms Monday, with member associations set to vote …

Corruption

Cardinals vs. Panthers 2016 results: Carolina going to Super Bowl after huge 49-15 win

The Panthers are going to the Super Bowl after annihilating the Cardinals in the NFC Championship.<p>The Carolina Panthers cruised to a huge victory over the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC Championship, winning 49-15. Quarterback Cam Newton had a huge game for the Panthers, and they benefited from …

NFL

Proof That Age Doesn’t Matter When it Comes to Success

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Chelsea midfielder on verge of joining Chinese Super League

One of the biggest outgoing transfers is set to happen this transfer window, with Chelsea midfielder Ramires set to join Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning.<p>The fee is believed to be in the region of £25m; and with Ramires turning 29 in March, this looks to represent a good piece of business …

Soccer

Juventus bringing the best out of Paulo Dybala to help fill boots of Tevez

Juventus remain two points behind Napoli at the top of Serie A, but in Dybala they have found their answer to the league leaders’ Gonzalo Higuaín<p>Even Paulo Dybala thought his talent had been overhyped at first. He was only 20 years old in 2014, with a handful of Serie A goals to his name, when his …

Soccer

Ronaldinho in near-death experience

The Brazilian is in India to inaugurate the first Sait Nagjee football tournament in 21 years but narrowly avoided a rusty traffic light after visiting a local school<p><b>EXTRA TIME</b><p>Ronaldinho's trip to India nearly ended in disaster on Monday when a traffic light pole crashed down only feet from his car …

India

Who could replace Van Gaal at Manchester United?

The Red Devils have now suffered six defeats in the Premier League so far this season, including losses to lowly Swansea City, Norwich and …

Soccer

Real Madrid on right path under Zidane but still lose ground to La Liga rivals

A weekend that might have seen Real close the gap has instead seen it open: Madrid trail Barcelona and Atlético by four points – and Barça have a game in hand too<p>Zinedine Zidane went from being the best manager in history to being no better than that last bloke at the end of a weekend when it all …

Soccer