Report: 2 Baylor Football Players Investigated After Sexual Assault Accusations

Baylor University is investigating at least two football players after members of the school’s equestrian team reported a sexual assault, local Texas station KWTX-TV reported Thursday. Title IX investigators at the university have obtained video of the alleged assault in an apartment building near the Waco campus of the Texas university, which may have been posted on social media, sources told the television ...
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The blockbuster had an estimated take of over $200 million since Thursday night.

The king of Wakanda roared into theaters. “Black Panther” has grossed an estimated $192 million at movie box offices, including Thursday night early showings, surpassing the opening weekend numbers of all other Marvel films except for the first “Avengers.” The figure also gives “Black Panther” the fifth highest opening weekend gross of all time. The film’s total take over the President’s Day ...
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Immediately After Interviewing Parkland Students, Fox Invites Criticism Of Them

Minutes after interviewing a group of Parkland, Florida, students organizing marches in response to the mass shooting at their school, “Fox News Sunday” put conservative pundit Rush Limbaugh on the air to dismiss their plans and condemn them for trying to advance a “political agenda.” “Marches aren’t going to solve it,” Limbaugh told Chris Wallace, the program’s host, after a segment ...
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Gus Kenworthy’s Quick Olympic Kiss Is Actually A Really Big Deal

20 months ago, on a Sunday morning more or less like today, I woke up to a phone call from HuffPost’s National Editor informing me that a lone shooter at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, murdered 49 people, most of them queer people of color. A few hours later, during the desperate hunt for a motive that follows every seemingly ...
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Sanders On AR-15s: They’re ‘Not For Hunting. They’re For Killing Human Beings’

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has once again called for a ban on the sale of assault weapons in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting that left 17 dead last Wednesday. During a Sunday appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” the former Democratic presidential candidate said that, for three decades, he has “believed we should not be selling assault weapons” ...
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“We are losing our lives while the adults are playing around.”

A group of students who survived the Wednesday mass shooting at a Florida high school are organizing a nationwide march to demand lawmakers make ending gun violence a priority. The “March For Our Lives” is planned for March 24 in Washington, D.C., with sister marches expected to break out in other major cities across the country, five students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...
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French Biathlete Clinches Gold In One Nail-Biter Of A Finish

When it comes to clinching gold at the Winter Olympics, sometimes every millimeter counts. French biathlete Martin Fourcade captured the gold medal ― the fourth in his career ― in the men’s 15km mass start competition on Sunday in a dramatic neck-and-neck finish at the games in Peongchang, South Korea.  The 29-year-old crossed the end line just barely ahead of ...
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Olympic Analyst Laments Hockey Player’s ‘Unfortunate’ Domestic Abuse Conviction

NHL analyst Mike Milbury referred to one hockey player’s domestic abuse conviction as an “unfortunate incident,” as he offered commentary for NBC’s coverage of the men’s match between Team USA and the Olympics Athletes from Russia on Saturday.  Speaking about OAR player Slava Voynov, Milbury said, “He left a huge void in the Los Angeles Kings’ defense, otherwise may have ...
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Schiff: Obama Was Too Slow On Russia Hacking, But Trump ‘Sitting On His Hands’

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, called out both President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama for not speaking out sooner about the investigation into hacking during the 2016 presidential election. “At the time, we could get the Obama administration to acknowledge the Russian interference,” Schiff said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the ...
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What Happened To One Town When The Tourists Stopped Coming

RINCÓN, Puerto Rico ― The morning after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico in September, Lisa Brown Masters waded through the flooded streets of the small beachside town of Rincón to check on the hotel she founded ― only to find it crumbling into the ocean. The concrete porch of the Tres Sirenas Beach Inn was cracked in two, and waves ...
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