Colleges Are Suspending Athletes Who Share Racist and Sexist Messages. Some Say It’s Not Enough

Colleges Are Suspending Athletes Who Share Racist and Sexist Messages. Some Say It’s Not Enough “I think the university’s response is still extremely inadequate” Several college athletic teams have come under fire in recent months for athletes’ racist remarks or lewd comments that have surfaced in emails or text messages. All were dealt suspensions by […]

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Executions Hit 25-Year Low and Support Is Falling, Report Finds

Executions Hit 25-Year Low and Support Is Falling, Report Finds By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA December 21, 2016 Executions, new death sentences and public support for capital punishment in the United States all fell this year to their lowest levels in decades, continuing sharp declines underway since the 1990s. States carried out fewer executions in 2016 than they had […]

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Donald Trump’s Doctor Says He Is a Little Overweight, But Otherwise Healthy

Donald Trump’s Doctor Says He Is a Little Overweight, But Otherwise Healthy ‘If something happens to him, then it happens to him’ Dr. Harold Bornstein, Donald Trump’s longtime physician, doesn’t seem too worried about the stress that the presidency could have on the nation’s oldest president. In an exclusive interview with STAT, Bornstein, 69, said […]

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Death Penalty Slowly Fading Away Across the U.S.

Death Penalty Slowly Fading Away Across the U.S. 2016 continued the decline in death sentences and executions In 2016, states handed down fewer death sentences than at anytime since capital punishment was reinstated in 1972. The number of executions hit a low not seen in a quarter-century. And for the first time in four decades, […]

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