Benjamin Robison

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Q&A with Andrew McCutchen

<i>This is an online exclusive from ESPN The Magazine's March 31 MLB Preview Issue. Subscribe today!</i><p><b>Buster Olney: We already know how talented you are</b> …

Venezuelans Are Marked With Numbers To Stand In Line At Government Supermarkets

It's hard to get a sense of what a food shortage is like unless you've lived through one, but this tidbit from Venezuela serves as a chilling illustration.<p>The lines to get into government supermarkets are so long that people mark their arms with their place in line. It's not a permanent tattoo — …

Latin America

Street battles in Turkey following death of anti-government protester

Clashes in Ankara follow similar scenes in Istanbul, after the death of a protester who had lain in a coma since being hit by a tear-gas canister during anti-government demonstrations last June<p>Clashes erupted between demonstrators and police in Ankara on Wednesday, during an anti-government …

Government approves medical marijuana research

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration handed backers of<p>medical marijuanaa significant victory Friday, opening the way for aUniversity of Arizonaresearcher to examine whether pot can help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress, a move that could lead to broader studies into potential benefits of …

BP closer to restoring US operations after deal with government agency

BP is closer to restoring its operations and reputation in the US after agreeing a deal with environmental protection authorities that it will enable the oil firm to bid for new drilling rights in the Gulf of Mexico.<p>The British-based group had started legal proceedings against the US environmental …

U.S. to Give Up Key Internet Governance Role

The Obama administration announces plan to give up oversight role over ICANN in favor of some international organization to be named later.<p>Obama administration officials moved late Friday to end the U.S.’s role in overseeing Internet domain names and addresses, announcing plans to relinquish its …

Israeli Officials Stay to Hear Iranian Minister's Presentation

When Iran’s Foreign Minister took the stage at the Munich Security Conference on Sunday, Israel’s Minister of Defense made an unexpected decision. He …

Government Wants Cars To Talk To Each Other

The Department of Transportation announced plans Monday to move forward with technology that will allow vehicles to communicate with each other in …

White House Punts On NFL Tax Question

President Barack Obama has repeatedly advocated making the federal tax code “fairer” for Americans, but his White House is staying out of the fray …

Quiz: Do You Actually Remember What the Super Bowl Ads Were Selling?

Advertisers spent an average of $4 million on each 30-second slot during the Super Bowl, which was watched by some 111 million Americans. But do you …

Democrats In Senate Pressure Barack Obama As Election Approaches

Presidential legacy building and midterm elections rarely go hand-in-hand. Take the 2010 elections: many conservative Democrats campaigned against …

2 Dead in Vancouver, Wash. Shooting

A workplace shooting in a Benjamin Moore paint warehouse in Vancouver, Wash. left two dead on Monday afternoon, according to local …