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Border Patrol agent dies after being injured in Texas

The Rio Grande forms the U.S.-Mexico border while winding through Santa Elena Canyon in the Big Bend region near Lajitas, Texas. The mountains and the river make it difficult for people to cross illegally into the United States from Mexico. John Moore / Getty Images file A Border Patrol spokesman said the agency couldn’t provide […]
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Angered, Trump says 'should have left' UCLA players in China

LaVar Ball, father of basketball player LiAngelo Ball, in Hong Kong last week. Anthony Wallace / AFP – Getty Images Ball’s son LiAngelo, as well as Jalen Hill and Cody Riley, were detained in Hangzhou, about 100 miles southwest of Shanghai, on shoplifting charges a day before Trump arrived in China for his Asia tour. […]
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Anti-gay supporters rally for Moore, worrying LGBTQ community

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A smiling Roy Moore stood shoulder to shoulder with his fiercest religious allies. Flanked by a huge sign for Moore’s Senate campaign, one supporter railed against the “LGBT mafia” and “homosexualist gay terrorism.” Another warned that “homosexual sodomy” destroys those who participate in it and the nations that allow it. And still […]
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'You are not forgotten': Lin-Manuel Miranda, thousands march for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON — Several thousand people, including award-winning playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda, streamed from the U.S. Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial Sunday shouting “Puerto Rico Se Levanta” (Puerto Rico Is Rising) to protest how Congress and the Trump administration have handled the island’s nearly two-month-old hurricane recovery and to pressure them to step things up. “We knew […]
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Lin-Manuel Miranda calls for debt forgiveness

In an interview on MSNBC Sunday, “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda lauded ‘the generosity of Americans” in response to the devastation unleashed on Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria. “If there is a silver lining to reminding all Americans that [Puerto Ricans] are American citizens — and I have to say, the generosity of Americans has been […]
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How to survive Thanksgiving when politics loom large

“Some people are even skipping out on family gatherings because they just simply don’t want to deal with the conversations.” Don’t deprive your family of your presence just for that reason. Here are a few tips for hosts and guests to keep in mind: Don’t talk about politics — just don’t do it The No. […]
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CTE transformed ex-NFL star into 'other person'

Postmortem Autopsy-Confirmation of Antemortem [F-18]FDDNP-PET Scans in a Football Player With Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. The Congress of Neurological Surgeons She tries to help the families of other men affected. “You know your loved one. You know there is something going on. There’s always a reason when there is a change in behavior or health, and […]
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CTE transformed ex-NFL star into 'other person'

Postmortem Autopsy-Confirmation of Antemortem [F-18]FDDNP-PET Scans in a Football Player With Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. The Congress of Neurological Surgeons She tries to help the families of other men affected. “You know your loved one. You know there is something going on. There’s always a reason when there is a change in behavior or health, and […]
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Colleges are suspending Greek life. Don't expect the ban to last.

Maxwell Gruver Courtesy of Gruver family Banning Greek life altogether would also drive fraternities underground, where, with virtually no oversight, they can be even more dangerous. But experts say there are other avenues schools can take to reduce hazing and protect against alcohol-related deaths, such as banning alcohol and eliminating pledging — which Hechinger says […]
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Colleges are suspending Greek life. Don't expect the ban to last.

Maxwell Gruver Courtesy of Gruver family Banning Greek life altogether would also drive fraternities underground, where, with virtually no oversight, they can be even more dangerous. But experts say there are other avenues schools can take to reduce hazing and protect against alcohol-related deaths, such as banning alcohol and eliminating pledging — which Hechinger says […]