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Stream live games, check the latest scores or watch the best highlights with the best brand in sports: ESPN. Pick your favorite teams and leagues to …

How the Government Pays Defense Contractors Tens of Billions for Nothing

In 2011, the Army doled out its first con­tracts to de­vel­op new ar­mored vehicles that could carry a full nine-man in­fantry squad. Build­ing the …

The Steel in Barack Obama’s Spine

In Ukraine, the president may face his toughest foreign policy test yet. Is he up to the task?<p>As Vladimir Putin’s troops seize control of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, President Obama is facing what some have called the biggest foreign policy challenge of his presidency. True or not, it’s clear his …

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An Unholy Alliance Is Forcing Veterans To Pay For 12 Years Of War

In doing so, it was given aid and comfort by knowledge-starved pundits, axe-grinding editorial boards, and self-anointed armchair analysts everywhere, as it left the military and veteran community standing with their jaws on the ground in despairing disbelief. Exploiting pressure to strike a budget …

The Day Google Had to 'Start Over' on Android

Google was building a secret mobile product to fend off chief rival Microsoft. Then Apple announced the iPhone, and everything changed.<p>In 2005, on Google’s sprawling, college-like campus, the most secret and ambitious of many, many teams was Google’s own smartphone effort—the Android project. …

Florida School Named After KKK Grand Wizard Will Get New Name

After decades of blistering debate about the balance between honoring Southern history and glorifying slavery and white supremacy, the Duval County School Board in Jacksonville, Fla., voted unanimously on Monday to rename Nathan B. Forrest High School.<p>Forrest is a polarizing figure from the Civil …

The Republican Primary to End All Republican Primaries

Texas Senator John Cornyn's challenge from Steve Stockman, a militia-loving birther congressman, could be the ultimate expression of Tea Party nihilism.<p>John Cornyn, the senior senator from Texas, is nobody's idea of a liberal. He once compared gay marriage to the "union of man and box turtle." He …

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Charles Manson Today: The Final Confessions of a Psychopath

In California’s San Joaquin Valley, about halfway between Bakersfield and Fresno, on the outskirts of the fly-infested, windblown, stink-soaked, …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

"Swing at the End of the World" is Located Off a Giant Cliff

Swing sets are typically used by children on a playground, but this makeshift contraption known as the <i>Swing at the End of the World</i> is only for the bravest adventurers willing to take the risk of falling off the edge of a cliff while swinging high in the air. Located in Baos, Ecuador at La Casa del …

Latin Americans combat crime with smartphones and social media

In Latin America, where violent crime rates are six times higher than in any other region, and where most residents have reported distrust in the state's ability to fight crime, several communities have taken to social media to boost security, say analysts.<p>"Violent crime in Latin America undermines …

Comparing Vastly Different Body Types of Olympic Athletes

New York-based photographer Howard Schatz captures the diverse range of body types of Olympic athletes. Referring to a body as an athletic build is often thought to be a perfect, rippling mass of muscle boasting a six pack, but Schatz's series reveals the wide variety of heights, widths, body …

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America's first next-gen aircraft carrier takes high tech to sea

The world's most-advanced aircraft carrier should be meeting a bottle of champagne today. Head on.<p>The USS Gerald R. Ford will be christened during a ceremony in Newport News, Va., an event that will usher in the next generation of aircraft carriers. The Gerald R. Ford is the first of its class -- …

Microsoft CEO candidate Stephen Elop said to consider selling Xbox business, killing Bing

Microsoft is currently searching for a new CEO to replace Steve Ballmer, who plans to retire within the next 10 months. Recent reports suggest the company has shortlisted Ford CEO Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop as external candidates. Mulally has stated he has no intentions to leave …

How the GOP Establishment Tea-Partied the Tea Party

After years of trying to accommodate conservatives, mainstream Republicans finally went to war on Tuesday—and won.<p>On Tuesday, Republican Ken Cuccinelli lost the Virginia governor's race by less than 3 percentage points—a far smaller margin than the polls had led people to expect. The defeat has …

Survey Finds Anti-Semitism 'On The Rise' In Europe

Two-thirds of Jews surveyed in a European Union study believe that anti-Semitism is "a problem" where they live and three-quarters said they believed that anti-Jewish attitudes had increased in recent years.<p>The EU's Fundamental Rights Agency sampled opinion from 5,847 Jewish people in Belgium, …

Surgeons Discover Quirky Knee Ligament All Over Again

About 150 years ago, a prestigious surgeon in Paris found a new body part while dissecting cadavers. He described the structure as a pearly, "fibrous band" on the outside of the bones in the knee.<p>That sure sounds like a ligament. But nobody really gave it much thought. And poof! Over the next …

Slurs in Incognito's messages

Transcripts of voice mail messages and text messages left for the Miami Dolphins' Jonathan Martin by teammate Richie Incognito indicate a pattern of …

The Miami Dolphins Plan to Cut Their Bullying Problem

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Miami Dolphins (and by extension all of the NFL) have a problem on their hands after a rift …

Where goes Cano?

Robinson Cano switched agencies recently.<p>Scott Boras, you over baby<br>Robinson Cano, you coming with me<p>He moved to something of a high-profile agency …

Syria Must Be Punished as Warning to Others, Kerry Says

Secretary of State John Kerry made an impassioned case for punishing Syria today, stating that a chemical attack by the regime of President Bashar …

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California vies with other states in commercial space race

Science News<p>SAN FRANCISCO — As several new private ventures to take people on trips to space come closer to becoming reality, California lawmakers are racing other states to woo the new space companies with cushy incentives.<p>They are debating a bill now in Sacramento that would insulate …

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Brazil foreign minister quits over Bolivia senator row

<b>Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota has resigned in the wake of a diplomatic scandal with Bolivia.</b><p>He quit after a Bolivian opposition politician holed up in the Brazilian embassy in La Paz for more than a year fled the country in a diplomatic car.<p>A Brazilian official has admitted using his …

Iran warns west against military intervention in Syria

Iran has warned that foreign military intervention in Syria will result in a conflict that would engulf the region.<p>The threatening rhetoric from Tehran came in response to a statement by the secretary of state, John Kerry, on Monday that the US would respond to the "undeniable" use of chemical …