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This week in the war on workers: Wisconsin union-busting law hurt teachers—and students

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans in the state’s legislature rammed through Act 10, which directly attacked union rights for public workers, in 2011. Now that some time has passed, we know the law’s effects on schools—and they’re bad, for te

New York ePrix: Vergne wins finale, Audi teams’ champions

With Vergne having sealed the drivers' title on Saturday, the teams’ crown was on the line between Techeetah and the Audi Sport squad.Vergne led after an amazing start from third to demote poleman Sebastien Buemi at the first corner, while Vergne’s teamm

Laura Davies sinks putt on 15 to save par

Laura Davies' par putt on 15 effectively seals a victory at the inaugural US Senior Women's Open.

Brantley's homer lifts Indians to 5-2 win over Yankees (Jul 15, 2018)

CLEVELAND (AP) Michael Brantley homered leading off the eighth inning, and the Cleveland Indians headed into the All-Star break with a 5-2 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday to split their four-game series.

AP PHOTOS: World Cup made indelible images from Russia

MOSCOW (AP) The World Cup produced indelible images from across Russia, on and off the field. The home team's towering forward leading an unexpected run to the quarterfinal that captured the nation's affection. A golden-haired guy from England knocking the b

Cubs place Almora on family medical emergency list

SAN DIEGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have placed outfielder Albert Almora Jr. on the family medical emergency list and recalled infielder David Bote from Triple-A Iowa.

Column: At World Cup final, Mbappe, just 19, joins Pele

MOSCOW (AP) The ball skidded across the pristine Moscow pitch and time seemed to slow. This was Kylian Mbappe's moment, at just 19, to become the youngest player since Pele to score in a World Cup final.

Trump would rather overturn Roe v. Wade than actually reduce the abortion rate

In case there was any doubt, let’s get one thing clear. If Brett Kavanaugh ends up on the Supreme Court—and, as Katha Pollitt wrote, he won’t get there without a political fight—he will vote to overturn Roe v. Wade and deny women the guarantee of repr

Ex-NHL goalie Ray Emery dies while swimming

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery died while going for a swim on Sunday morning, according to a report.The Hamilton Spectator reported Sunday that a man was with a group visiting a friend’s boat at Royal Hamilton Yacht Club when they decided to go for an early-mo

Report: Orioles on '10-yard-line' for Machado trade

Manny Machado has been, by far, the most discussed name on the MLB trade market in 2018. But that might be coming to an end soon.ESPN’s Buster Olney reported that, according to a source, the Baltimore Orioles are on par with a team at the “10-yard-line

Hulk Hogan reinstated to WWE Hall of Fame

The WWE announced major news on Sunday, saying they have reinstated legendary wrestler Hulk Hogan into the Hall of Fame.Hogan’s reinstatement comes after a three-year suspension that began after Hogan’s racist tirade went public. Hogan resigned from WWE i

Orioles using caution with Manny Machado as trade rumors swirl

The Baltimore Orioles had not agreed to a trade involving Manny Machado as of Sunday afternoon, but that does not mean they are going to risk doing anything that could compromise a potential deal.Following a rain delay in their game against the Texas Rangers

Phillies, Giants among teams interested in Jeurys Familia

Mets soon-to-be free-agent closer Jeurys Familia is drawing trade interest primarily from National League teams, Buster Olney of ESPN reports. The Phillies and Giants are among those clubs, per Olney, who notes that Philadelphia might wait to see whether i

WATCH: Michael Brantley caps off his fine overall game with a go ahead home run

Michael Brantley smacks a solo shot to right

Machado removal from Orioles game fuels trade rumors

BALTIMORE (AP) Orioles shortstop Manny Machado was removed from Baltimore's game against Texas in the fifth inning, setting off speculation the All-Star had been traded.

French President Macron has plenty of fun at World Cup final

MOSCOW (AP) In a stadium packed with presidents watching the World Cup final, no one had as much fun as Emmanuel Macron.

With flags, song, pride, French celebrate World Cup victory

PARIS (AP) France fans did justice to the national team's 4-2 victory over Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday, pouring into Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate with cheers, stomping and song in an explosion of joy.

Pussy Riot upstages Putin with protest that halts World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) Protest group Pussy Riot, long a thorn in Vladimir Putin's side, claimed responsibility Sunday for four people who brought the World Cup final to a brief halt by running onto the field dressed in police uniforms as the Russian president and a glo

Sacha Baron Cohen is about to add jet fuel to Showtime’s rise, starting tonight

Netflix has been killing competitors with its original TV shows and movies. A Morgan Stanley survey released back in May had 39 percent of U.S. consumers naming Netflix as offering the “best original programming” among subscription video services

Trump praises Putin for 'one of the best' World Cups, blasts U.S. press as 'enemy of the people'

In these last days before the Trump-Putin summit, let's take a peek into how Donald is preparing himself for his (still-inexplicable) meet up with his one and only world friend. Oh look, he's praising Vlad Putin for putting on «one of the best» sp

FOX Sports’ Goal of the Day: France’s Kylian Mbappe scores a beauty for his squad's fourth goal | 2018 FIFA World Cup™

Kylian Mbappe scores a beautiful goal for France and secures the win over Croatia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Final. At only 19 years old, Mbappe is the youngest since Pele to score in a FIFA World Cup™.

WATCH: Michael Brantley dives for the catch just before it drops

Michael Brantley makes a terrific play in left field

Cards search for second-half spark after Matheny's firing

The Cardinals' recent mediocrity simply isn't something the franchise is used to.

Laura Davies cruises to victory in US Senior Women’s Open

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) Laura Davies went virtually unchallenged in Sunday's final round of the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open, claiming the title by 10 strokes over Juli Inkster.

Kevin Anderson comes up short in Wimbledon final

LONDON (AP) After coming through two grueling five-setters to reach the Wimbledon final, Kevin Anderson finally ran out of steam.

Russia on a high as World Cup wraps; Putin's problems remain

MOSCOW (AP) - Despite a national wave of elation from the World Cup that bathed Russia in a rosy light, President Vladimir Putin will face some challenges in extending the post-soccer glow at home and abroad. Well-organized, festive and friendly, the World Cu

Liberty, equality, technology: France is finally poised to become a tech power

Once America had an unassailable advantage, an economic flywheel that spun off innovation and Fortune 500 companies like a perpetual-motion machine. Bring in the best, brightest, and most driven from around the world; educate them or their children at its uni

Vergne: I knew I’d clinch Formula E title early in New York

Vergne was forced to start from 18th on the grid after he and his Techeetah team-mate Andre Lotterer were excluded from qualifying for exceeding the maximum allowed energy levels in that session.The pair charged back through the field with Vergne finishing f

Joe Girardi expected to be considered for Cardinals job

Joe Girardi is expected to receive consideration for the St. Louis Cardinals’ managerial job.The Cardinals fired Mike Matheny on Saturday night while he was in his seventh season as the team’s manager. Bench coach Mike Shildt will serve as the interim man

Ken Starr, Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump and the eroding rule of law

We don't know what motivated Donald Trump's decision to pick longtime conservative activist Brett Kavanaugh for a Supreme Court seat, but it's a pretty sure bet that Trump, currently facing allegations that his campaign eagerly attempted to conspire with Russ

Watch: Novak Djokovic shouts out young son after Wimbledon win

Novak Djokovic’s 13th major title was just a little more special for a very good reason.Djokovic won his first major title in two years by beating Kevin Anderson in straight sets at Wimbledon on Sunday, and it also happened to be the first one that his olde

Doctor Who Series 11 teaser debuts during World Cup - CNET

See the Doctor's new friends.

Taste of the Tour: Creamy cheese in 'Venice of the Alps'

ROUBAIX, France (AP) At long last, it's time to climb.

Pirates demote OF Austin Meadows to Triple-A

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates demoted outfielder Austin Meadows to Triple-A Indianapolis on Sunday and recalled right-handed reliever Tanner Anderson.

PHOTOS: All the highs, lows and weird of the World Cup Final

France took home their second World Cup Title

Teammates Trevor Bauer and Mike Clevinger have a unique, hilarious relationship

Bauer refuses to vote for Clevinger as All-Star

Jump on the Wagen: The Final Wagen to hop on for the FIFA World Cup™

Alexi Lalas and the World Cup Today™ crew jump on one more Wagen after the conclusion of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™

France president celebrated World Cup win in unexpected fashion

France have officially been crowned the kings of the soccer world, and the most powerful man in their nation is as excited as anyone about it.Following his team’s 4-2 win over Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday, French president Emmanuel Macron was s

Cardinals plan to let interim manager finish out season

Even as rumors fly about more established managers being brought in, St. Louis Cardinals president John Mozeliak says the team will not hire a permanent manager until season’s end.Mozeliak said Sunday that interim manager Mike Shildt is expected to be allow

Watch: Luka Modric reacts to winning World Cup Golden Ball award

It was France’s moment on Sunday, as Les Blues cruised to a 4-1 victory over Croatia in the World Cup final.But it’s still important not to overlook Croatia’s sensational run, having managed to win three consecutive matches that went into extra time, re

EV startups Alta, Energica, and Zero could reboot the motorcycle industry

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