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Republican reps vote to let religious child-welfare groups discriminate against LGBTQ people

Last week, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee okayed an amendment that sparked anger in the LGBTQ community because, advocates said, it could block lesbian and gay couples from adopting.  As Heron Greenesmith reports at Rewire, however, the prop

Cubs place closer Morrow on 10-day DL

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have placed closer Brandon Morrow on the 10-day disabled list with right biceps inflammation.

NCAA to study possible effects of widespread legal wagering

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The NCAA plans to study how the expansion of legalized betting could affect college athletics and member schools.

Flacco looks impressive in first practice for Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco threw to some of his new wide receivers and tight ends at a public park near the team's practice facility.

Crack in rock at Grand Teton tourist site appears stable

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A crack in rock that forced the closure of a popular waterfall tourist viewing area in Grand Teton National Park hasn't grown over the past week. In addition, the National Park Service says the crack may have begun to expand last fall an

16-year-old Thai goes ace-albatross in AJGA event

HALIFAX, Mass. (AP) A 16-year-old Thai player made a hole-in-one and an albatross on consecutive holes Thursday in an American Junior Golf Association tournament.

Chris Denari

Indiana Pacers play-by-play announcer

New Doctor Who era will be more inclusive, cast says at Comic-Con - CNET

At Comic-Con 2018, the Doctor Who cast and showrunners emphasize this Doctor is for everyone.

Comic-Con 2018: Star Trek Discovery costumes, weapons and art - CNET

Brace yourself for Star Trek Discovery's second season with a look back at some (spoiler-filled) costumes from the Mirror Universe and beyond.

Comic-Con 2018: All things DC, from Aquaman to Wonder Woman - CNET

With Marvel having a relatively minor presence at San Diego Comic-Con 2018, it was DC's time to shine.

Eye in the Sky: Veteran Rick Carelli helps Erik Jones grab 1st Cup win

This week, caught up with former racer and veteran spotter Rick Carelli. Known for his success in the early years of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, the Avada, Colo., native was in Daytona guiding Erik Jones to his first Cup Series win a

Nevada's vulnerable Sen. Heller has one very good reason to oppose Trump SCOTUS nominee

If there is one single political issue that is salient for the whole state of Nevada, it's the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, a decades-old fight between pretty much the entirety of the state and the federal government. Opposition to the si

After busy offseason, Bears ready to see how pieces fit

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears made sweeping changes to lift a struggling franchise, and general manager Ryan Pace can't wait to see how it all comes together.

How Holly Meyer Lucas helps athletes find houses

FOX Sports Florida's Jessica Blaylock gets the inside scoop on real estate from Holly Meyer Lucas, the wife of former Miami Marlins player Ed Lucas who has built her own business of helping athletes find housing.

Quinn Buckner

Indiana Pacers analyst

A's release veteran reliever Santiago Casilla

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics have released veteran reliever Santiago Casilla, five days after he was designated for assignment.

AP Source: Thunder trade Anthony to Hawks, waiver likely

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Carmelo Anthony is done in Oklahoma City.

How Facebook operations got 10 times faster while getting 10 times bigger - CNET

Turns out it's hard to run a social network with 2.2 billion people.

CNET’s 12 favorite Twilight Zone episodes - CNET

The original Twilight Zone aired 156 episodes between 1959-1964. Here's a good place to start.

Diabetes May Increase Risk for Cancer, Especially for Women

A new meta-analysis finds it might, especially for women.

Carmelo Anthony traded to Hawks in three-team deal, will be waived

The Thunder and Hawks have agreed to a trade that will send Carmelo Anthony and a protected 2022 first-round pick to Atlanta, reports ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (via Twitter). According to Wojnarowski, Oklahoma City will receive Dennis Schroder and Mike Musc

This Week in Statehouse Action: Dumas Are Forever edition

In a week where The Spy Who Loved Me has become more than just a Bond movie, it’s easy to forget the non-Russia action transpiring in states across the country. But fret not! I’ve got my GoldenEye on the action. Campaign Action Dr. NOPE: I’ve been

Yelp partners with event management startup Gather to make planning your next party easier

Event management software company Gather today announced the introduction of its Gather Booking Network, and inaugural partners Yelp and EVENTUp. The network is designed to help party go-ers, venues and event planners connect more easily and start celebratin

There's a clear and present danger to our elections, and Republicans refuse to act

For the second day, House Democrats attempted to bring an amendment to the floor to fund grants to elections official so they can protect their systems from interference by Russians or anyone else. For the second day, Republicans blocked the move, which is mo

Trump administration will keep protected status for Somalis

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration said Thursday that Somalis granted special immigration status in the U.S. can keep the designation, making them one of the few groups permitted to stay in the U.S. under a program that has allowed them to remain her

German GP: Latest F1 tech updates, direct from the garages

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Five of the best: Rainer Schlegelmilch on legends of F1

Schlegelmilch, whose fabulous archives were acquired by Motorsport Network last year, was able to get up close and personal to these motorsport heroes to snap his breathtaking photos. Here, he gives his personal appreciation of the characters behind the he

Last call for tickets to TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital

The TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital is the stuff of Silicon Valley legend. We’re celebrating 13 years of libations and convivial conversation while toasting the entrepreneurial spirit on the deck at August Capital in Menlo Park on July 27. And w

Why self-regulation is better than legislative regulation

Self-imposed third-party algorithm audits should become the norm to prevent overly restrictive government regulations.

Disney’s streaming service is resurrecting ‘The Clone Wars’

Star Wars: The Clone Wars, an animated series that ran on Cartoon Network for five seasons, is coming back. Created by George Lucas and overseen by Dave Filoni, the show depicted the adventures of Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, as well as new characters li

SDCC Celebrates 10 Years of Clone Wars

Ten years ago the world of Star Wars changed forever with the debut of The Clone Wars. The first proper ongoing Star Wars TV show, it filled in much of the prequels’ timeline […] The post SDCC Celebrates 10 Years of Clone Wars appeared first on Geek.c

Kisner takes lead, Carnoustie holds its own at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) Whether the turf is sun-baked or rain-soaked, brown or green, no matter if players attack with driver or proceed cautiously with irons, Carnoustie showed Thursday in the British Open that it can hold its own.

Pat Boylan

Indiana Pacers reporter and Indiana Fever play-by-play announcer

Vikings sign 1st-rounder Hughes, complete draft class deals

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have signed first-round pick Mike Hughes, putting their entire eight-player draft class under contract the week before training camp begins.

Key hole at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) A look at the key hole in the first round Thursday of the British Open at Carnoustie.

At the break, Mariners in position to end playoff drought

SEATTLE (AP) At some point it's going to end. The feeling of imminent failure among some Seattle fans is going to manifest on the field and this unexpected season is going to start crumbling until it's just like each of the previous seasons since the Mariner

That Massive Black Sarcophagus Was Opened. Here's What's Inside.

A massive black sarcophagus found in Egypt and dating to the time of Alexander the Great has been opened.

Attackers used phony Microsoft site to target 2018 political candidates - CNET

But Microsoft says it saved the day.

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