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Intelligence chiefs warn that Russian election interference is going to be worse in 2018

On Tuesday, intelligence officials appeared before the Senate to deliver the annual assessment of worldwide threats. A number of topics were discussed by the various officials, but on one thing they had a united message—Russia not only interfered in the 201

Vikings expected to be in the mix for AJ McCarron

AJ McCarron has never been a starting quarterback in the NFL, but the 27-year-old is expected to be pursued like one now that he has won his grievance against the Bengals and will become a free agent. Several teams are expected to have interest in McCarron, i

NBPA executive director drops mic on Laura Ingraham

FOX News host Laura Ingraham really stepped in it recently when she made some comments about LeBron James and Kevin Durant, who have been critical of President Donald Trump recently. “Must they run their mouths like that? Unfortunately, a lot of kids — an

Mass shooting survivor to Donald Trump: 'You sicken me'

On Sunday morning, five survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which left 17 students and adults dead, appeared on Face the Nation. They were emphatic in their condemnation of the politicians and organizations who continue t

Giants giving former sparkplug Gregor Blanco another shot

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Something about being back with the San Francisco Giants has Gregor Blanco feeling rejuvenated.

Cooper Manning sits down with Creighton coach Greg McDermott

Cooper Manning joins Coach McDermott ahead of Creighton's match up with Marquette.

Twins' Sano to focus on conditioning in spring training

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano prepares for the 2018 season after undergoing surgery in November.

Igbanu leads second-half surge in Tulsa's 73-61 victory (Feb 18, 2018)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Martins Igbanu scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and Tulsa beat South Florida 73-61 on Sunday for the Golden Hurricane's fifth straight victory.

McDavid's hat trick leads Oilers over Avalanche, 4-2 (Feb 18, 2018)

DENVER (AP) Connor McDavid had his third hat trick of the season, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 on Sunday to snap a six-game losing streak.

Paul George wants free agency destination to be his last team

Paul George will be a free agent after the season, and he wants whatever team he signs with to be the final one he plays for.George said Saturday that he wants to build something long-term wherever he chooses to go in free agency and that he doesn’t want t

Daytona 500: Jimmie Johnson wrecks out of all three Speedweeks races

Johnson wrecked out of all three races in which he competed during the past week, culminating with his involvement in a multi-car wreck on the last lap of Stage 1 of Sunday’s Daytona 500.“There was some great racing throughout. But unfortunately, many tho

Daytona 500: Ryan Blaney wins Stage 2 as more contenders crash out

The No. 12 Team Penske Ford led 46 laps en route to the segment win at Daytona International Speedway. Paul Menard finished .065-seconds behind Blaney. Joey Logano finished third followed by Almirola, Michael McDowell, Martin Truex Jr., Bubba Wallace, Trevo

Daytona 500: Danica Patrick's final NASCAR race comes to an abrupt end

Sunday’s 500 was Patrick’s last scheduled NASCAR event and the only other race in her motorsports career will be the Indianapolis 500 in May.Patrick, 35, debuted in the Cup series in the 2012 Daytona 500 and got caught up in a wreck on Lap 2 of the event

Trump to hold “listening session” with students, teachers from Florida shooting

Trump will meet with students and teachers next week, but will he meet with those who have called for action?

Five lessons Trump could learn from Lincoln

Perhaps this President's Day, Trump could spend the holiday reflecting

If you’re blushing, you’re still human: Why you should lean in to your embarrassment

Salon talks to «Cringeworthy» author Melissa Dahl about the benefits of mortification

To honor victims of latest mass shooting, White House says Trump will skip one game of golf

After flying to Florida to meet with some of the victims of this nation's latest mass shooting and the law enforcement officers who responded to that shooting, Donald Trump's team quietly announced that he would be making the ultimate sacrifice. President T

Despite Trump's praise of Rob Porter, domestic violence remains a deadly threat

The emerging facts and photos about former White House staff secretary Rob Porter spell out a dark truth about the prevalence of domestic abuse. It happens no matter how “strong” women are. White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway foolishly argued in

4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition. Three British tourists were killed on Feb. 10 when the helicopter from Las Veg

Avalanches kill 2 skiers in France, injure 2 in Switzerland

PARIS (AP) - Authorities say two skiers were killed by an avalanche in the French Alps, and two more people were injured by an avalanche in Switzerland near the border with France. The prefecture in France's Savoie region said the fatal avalanche occurred Sun

Minnesota women go deep, beat No. 10 Maryland 93-74 (Feb 18, 2018)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Freshman Destiny Pitts scored 20 points, hitting 6 of 11 from 3-point territory, and sophomore Gadiva Hubbard had 22 points as Minnesota went deep, beating No. 10 Maryland 93-74 on Sunday.

Photos of the Week: 2/11/18 - 2/17/18

The top snapshots from the past week in Minnesota sports

No. 4 Louisville pulls away late to beat North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Asia Durr scored 19 points to help No. 4 Louisville rally past North Carolina 67-57 on Sunday.

Junior at peace with Daytona 17 yrs after Earnhardt's death

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Dale Earnhardt Jr. made peace with Daytona International Speedway long ago.

Golden Knights focused while playing with sense of urgency

LAS VEGAS (AP) The Vegas Golden Knights have done an excellent job of not looking too far ahead in their inaugural season.

Andy Kennedy steps down as Ole Miss HC, effective immediately

After announcing he’d be leaving Ole Miss after the 2017-18 season earlier this week, head basketball coach Andy Kennedy has changed course and is stepping down, effective immediately.The school announced the move on Sunday.Kennedy gave a statement, noting

Rush Limbaugh admits his immigration fears are about voting, not security

Limbaugh said he would agree to citizenship for all undocumented immigrants, but they can't vote for 15-25 years

Daytona 500: Wreck ends Stage 1 with Kurt Busch out front

For Busch, it was his first career stage win. He led 14 laps en route to the segment victory.Stage-ending wreckAlex Bowman finished second followed by Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ryan Blaney, Martin Truex Jr., Michael McDowell, Kevin Harvick, Chase Elliott, Kyle Lar

Trump is furiously tweeting about Russia—but we already know his campaign sought collusion

On Friday, special counsel Robert Mueller's team unveiled indictments against 13 Russian nationals in a wide-ranging, ambitious plot to undermine the integrity of the 2016 presidential elections. As any casual observer of the garbage fire in the White House e

Celebrating the life my mom lived rather than the one we had hoped for her

When my mother, Lynn Eleveld, passed away this week at 78, little more than a handful of folks attended her modest funeral service in Grand Rapids, MI, the place of her birth. Mom's extended family had largely become the staff members at her group home who h

Watch: Peyton Manning drives pace car at Daytona 500

The Daytona 500 is one of the biggest racing events on the calendar every year, and the star power on display isn’t just about the guys driving the cars. Peyton Manning was one of the many celebrities attending the Great American Race, and he also landed a

Manziel has message to those fighting bipolar disorder

Johnny Manziel recently revealed that he suffers from bipolar disorder. Speaking to TMZ Sports, the former Heisman Trophy winning and Cleveland Browns quarterback elaborated on what that felt like.He also offered some words of encouragement for other people f

WATCH: First crash at Daytona 500 takes out multiple cars

It sure looked like the first stage at the Daytona 500 was going to end without incident. Right up until the end of it, anyway. As drivers jostled for position, the first wreck of the Great American Race ended up taking out multiple cars.Jimmie Johnson, Dani

Bolivia blames both Carnival blasts on dynamite

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) - Bolivian authorities now say that both of the explosions that killed 12 people during recent Carnival celebrations were caused by dynamite, not exploding gas tanks as initially thought. Interior Minister Carlos Romero says officials ar

Plane lands on California highway median; no one injured

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a small plane has landed on the median of a Northern California highway but no injuries have been reported. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the pilot reported engine trouble before bringing th

3 ways the US should prepare for the next flu pandemic

With this year's strain of influenza being particularly devastating it highlights where we still lack preparations

“Tell Them We Are Rising”: An education in resilience

Stanley Nelson's latest examines the story and necessity of historically black colleges and universities

Up close and personal with Matthew Heineman, director of “The Trade”

Salon speaks to the documentary director on the risk and reward of recording danger at close range

Report: Kirk Cousins will file grievance if Redskins tag him

The Washington Redskins may use their franchise tag on quarterback Kirk Cousins, but he wouldn’t be having it if they did.According to Kimberley A. Martin of the Washington Post, sources close to Cousins have made it known that he’ll file a grievance agai

Fake news is an existential crisis for social media 

 Every gun outrage in America is now routinely followed by a flood of Russian-linked Twitter bot activity. Exacerbating social division is the name of this game. And it’s playing out all over social media continually, not just around elections. Rea
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