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Behind a Key Anti-Labor Case, a Web of Conservative Donors | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 25, 2018
A coordinated push by some of the right’s biggest contributors has paved the way for a Supreme Court decision that could cripple public-sector unions.
Amuay Journal: ‘A Bomb on the Doorstep’: Venezuela Fishermen Fight an Oil Giant | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 25, 2018
For decades, a poor fishing village has tried to stop a state-run refinery from polluting a bay they share, but the battle has increasingly become one man’s charge.
Tribes cut out of California pot market might grow their own | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
American Indian tribes that say they've been cut out of California's legal marijuana market are raising the possibility that they could grow and sell on their own
Malaysian rapper's dog video sparks claim of insulting Islam | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
Malaysian police say an ethnic Chinese rapper has been detained over complaints that his latest music video featuring dancers wearing dog masks and performing "obscene" moves insulted Islam and could hurt racial harmony
Westbrook on Zaza's fall: 'He tried to hurt me' | ESPN
ESPN | February 25, 2018
A heated Russell Westbrook went off on Zaza Pachulia on Saturday night, accusing the Warriors center of intentionally falling on his leg and trying to hurt him late in the third quarter of a game Golden State won 112-80.
California Democratic Party isn't endorsing Sen. Feinstein | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has failed to win the official endorsement of the California Democratic Party as she seeks her fifth term in Washington
Russians take first men's hockey gold since '92 | ESPN
ESPN | February 25, 2018
A power-play goal by Kirill Kaprizov in overtime lifted the Russians to the gold medal in men's hockey with a 4-3 win over Germany at the Olympics.
Iraq's ethnic, religious groups fragmented as elections near | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
Iraq's Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds have grown more fragmented and divided ahead of national elections scheduled for May
6 months after attacks began, Rohingya see no end in sight | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
Six months after waves of attacks emptied Rohingya villages in Myanmar, sending 700,000 people fleeing into Bangladesh, there are few signs anyone is going home soon
This time, it's Golden State's turn to blow out Oklahoma City | ESPN
ESPN | February 25, 2018
After a slow start marred by poor shooting, the Warriors broke open a close game against the Thunder for a statement win.
Hulu Puts Up a Fight Against Netflix, Amazon and Apple | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 25, 2018
After ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ made Hulu a player, it has another ambitious show in ‘The Looming Tower.’ But merger mania makes for a murky future.
F.D.A. to Expand Medication-Assisted Therapy for Opioid Addicts | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 25, 2018
The agency will embrace treatment that “does not require the patient to be totally clean at every visit,” as long as the patient shows continuing improvement.
Sor Rungvisai scores narrow win over Estrada | ESPN
ESPN | February 25, 2018
In an intense slugfest, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai emerged with a majority decision victory over Juan Francisco Estrada to retain his junior bantamweight world title Saturday night at The Forum.
California Democrats fail to narrow crowded US House races | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
California Democrats are struggling to narrow the field in several U.S. House races critical to the party's hope of taking back Congress in the midterm elections.
How Companies Scour Our Digital Lives for Clues to Our Health | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 25, 2018
An emerging field, digital phenotyping, tries to assess people’s well-being based on their interactions with digital devices.
‘Black Panther’ Crosses $700 Million Globally, Annihilating Newcomers | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 25, 2018
“Black Panther” demonstrated strong holding power at the domestic box office, taking in $108 million in its second weekend. Competing films struggled.
'It makes you feel like your role is important,' mom says of her NICU care of twins | CBC
CBC | February 25, 2018
Both infants and their parents do better when mom and dad work at the bedside in intensive care to help newborns recover.
Dems release Russia probe memo defending FBI surveillance | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
After weeks of discussions between Democrats and the Justice Department, Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers
Jaguars now must put pieces around Bortles | ESPN
ESPN | February 25, 2018
Now that Jacksonville has committed to Blake Bortles it needs to put more talent around him, primarily at wide receiver and tight end.
Avant-garde mosque angers hard-liners in Iran | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
Newly built avant-garde mosque in Iran's capital creates a stir with its design, infuriates hard-liners
How corrupt is your country? | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | February 25, 2018
A look into Transparency International's latest report on corruption around the world.
Women with HIV abused by partners, rejected by society | Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera | February 25, 2018
Shunned by relatives, doctors and the community, Ukrainian women struggle to survive and protect their children.
Calipari: No talk with Knox about FBI probe | ESPN
ESPN | February 25, 2018
Kentucky freshman Kevin Knox deflected questions Saturday about alleged ties to a sports agent and a report detailing the FBI's investigation into college basketball recruiting.
Most Olympians will never get rich, and that's OK with them | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
For every glamorous Olympian you see on a cereal box or athletic shoe ad, there are countless others who toil in obscurity and struggle to pay the bills
As deadly shells fall, fear spreads anew in Syrian capital | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
As the Syrian government escalates attacks on opposition-held suburbs of Damascus, rebels in outlying towns are retaliating with mortar shells and rockets, killing more than 25 civilians in the past two weeks
Nietes stops Reveco; Arroyo outpoints Cuadras | ESPN
ESPN | February 25, 2018
Flyweight world titleholder Donnie Nietes dominated Juan Carlos Reveco in a KO victory, and McWilliams Arroyo surprised Carlos Cuadras for a majority decision win at Superfly 2 on Saturday.
Stephens scores controversial finish of Emmett | ESPN
ESPN | February 25, 2018
Jeremy Stephens strengthened his case for a title shot after a vicious second-round knockout of Josh Emmett on Saturday at UFC Fight Night, but controversy followed due to a series of potentiallly illegal strikes that came just before the stoppage.
Jimmy Butler has meniscus injury; no timetable on return | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
MINNEAPOLIS --  Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Jimmy Butler suffered a right meniscus injury, an MRI revealed Saturday. Butler will seek a second opinion on the knee he injured a night earlier.  Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau declined to offer specifics of the injury, but he did not shut the door on the possibility of Butler returning before the end of the season. "It's an injury," Thibodeau said prior to Saturday's 122-104 win over the visiting  Chicago Bulls. "I think Jimmy's still gathering information. So we'll have more...
After 2 lopsided losses to OKC, Durant leads Warriors rout | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
Kevin Durant scores 28 points as Golden State Warriors beat Oklahoma City Thunder 112-80
Tokyo returns with Summer Games with something new to prove | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
Tokyo ready for its second Summer Games determined to show the rest of the world that it has not fallen behind other economic powers in East Asia
Arizona could face fines in lawsuit over prison health care | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
A court hearing this week will focus on whether Arizona will be fined for falling short in improving health care for its prisoners
Farewell, Korea: First of three straight Asian Olympics ends | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
Farewell, South Korea: First of three straight Asian Olympics ends as it began _ with politics _ after two weeks of feats of athletic prowess
How Much Salt Do You Need to Survive? | Live Science
Live Science | February 25, 2018
Americans don't need to worry about getting the minimum required amount of salt per day.
Singing Their Way Through Retirement | The New York Times
The New York Times | February 25, 2018
Choral practice can help participants take fewer medications, experience less depression and make fewer hospital visits.
Opposition erupts as Iceland eyes banning most circumcisions | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
Icelandic lawmakers are considering a law that would ban the circumcision of boys for non-medical reasons, making it the first European country to do so
'It takes longer to recover from cancer than to be treated,' young adult cancer survivor stresses | CBC
CBC | February 25, 2018
​Adults who survived childhood cancer are more at a higher risk of poor mental health outcomes, Canadian oncologists say in a new study.
Watchdog calls for 'compassionate' parole as prison system adopts new assisted death policy | CBC
CBC | February 25, 2018
The federal prison watchdog is urging more "compassionate" parole options and a ban on medically assisted death behind bars as Canada's prison system manages an increasingly sick, mentally ill and elderly inmate population.
South Korean women on 'birth strike' as children come with too high a cost | CBC
CBC | February 25, 2018
Government efforts to boost South Korea's flagging birth rate have had little effect in a country where social and economic issues leave many women reluctant to have children.
Russians win hockey gold with 4-3 OT win over Germany | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
The Russians have won the men's hockey gold medal at the Olympics with a 4-3 overtime win over Germany
Syrian capital, its suburbs calm after UN cease-fire vote | ABC News
ABC News | February 25, 2018
Syrian activists, residents: Damascus and its suburbs relatively calm after Security Council's cease-fire resolution