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Revisiting Clayton Kershaw's Contract After Historic Opening Day Performance

A number of players enjoyed big games on Opening Day, but Clayton Kershaw bested them all in his first start of the new season for the Dodgers.<p>The left-hander shut out the Giants on Monday, allowing just four hits and no walks while striking out seven. If that wasn't enough, he also hit a solo home …

Lindsey Graham Won't Join Gun Background Checks Filibuster If Amendments Allowed

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) won't join his Republican colleagues in filibustering a motion to proceed to debate on gun legislation, as long he's allowed to offer an alternative, the lawmaker said Sunday morning.<p>Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced in a letter last week that …

Never Mind New Guns Laws—The NRA Keeps Weakening the Existing Ones

Recognizing that it may not be able to stop a new law requiring universal background checks for gun sales, the National Rifle Association is trying …

White House announces $100 million in funding to help map the human brain

The Obama administration has officially announced a long-running research project aimed at mapping the human brain. The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative will launch with around $100 million of initial funding in 2014, supported by the National …

Gun applications by Indian women double since Delhi rape case

Indian police have reported an upsurge in the number of women applying for gun licences since the gang rape and murder of a Delhi student last December.<p>Police said most of the applicants are professional women who may feel more vulnerable since the attack on the 23 year old physiotherapy student as …

Georgia town not alone in using gun law as 'deterrent'

KENNESAW, Ga. — The exception-riddled mandatory gun-ownership law just passed by the town of Nelson, 33 miles to the north, is modeled on a similar law enacted more than three decades ago by the city of Kennesaw.<p>In 1982, Kennesaw was a city of about 5,000, "a rural population of Southern …

Connecticut unveils tough new limits on guns

More than three months after the wrenching elementary school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut's lawmakers are set to enact sweeping gun-control proposals that are being hailed by some as the toughest in the nation.<p><b>The highlights of the legislation include:</b><p>a sales ban of high-capacity ammunition …

Battle of the rings: Costco countersues Tiffany over diamond ring

For Tiffany & Co., that classic robin-egg blue box and its solitaire sparkling diamond ring signal something quite specific, and the jeweler wants to make sure it stays that way.<p>When the Fifth Avenue luxury goods powerhouse filed a Valentine’s Day trademark lawsuit against Costco Wholesale, it …

14 Reasons Why Bubba Watson Is Golf's Biggest Cult Hero

It's just the latest example of why the world has fallen in love with him.<p>Bubba doesn't take himself too seriously, plays like a wild man, and is always down for a good time.<p>Since winning the Masters last year, he has become one of most enjoyable people in sports.

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