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New York Giants Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

After a very active free-agency period in which they signed a handful of big-name veterans, the New York Giants will turn their full attention to the 2016 NFL draft for the next three days. This is Jerry Reese's 10th draft as Giants general manager. Show More Summary

A pause for ANZAC Day

Today Australians pause to remember those who have served, and fallen, in wartime. Normal service will resume tomorrow on The Interpreter. Photo by Flickr user Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Combate Americas' Kyra Batara confident she can twist Jenny Silverio into pretzel

Atomweight veteran Kyra Batara last stepped into the Combate Americas cage on 10 days’ notice, three of which she’d used up on a booze cruise in celebration of her 21st birthday.Filed under: News

Veteran Who Died at Normandy Finally Honored

No one knows exactly how many veterans are buried in cemeteries in the Corridor without headstones or other markers of their sacrifice. On this day, however, we know there is one less.

Veteran Was Part of One of the Navy's Worst Peacetime Disasters

Bill Creed experienced much during his 26 years in the Navy, but one day in particular is seared in his memory.

Snapchat makes custom filters for Australia's veteran's day

Snapchat, helping the youths connect with history. One topical filter at a time. Anzac Day, held each year on April 25, marks the date Australian troops landed at Gallipoli, Turkey in 1915 during World War I. It's a day of remembrance...Show More Summary

Nate Robinson: 'I'm One of the Greatest Short Guys to Ever Play the Game'

Nate Robinson is many things: an NBA veteran, a three-time Slam Dunk Contest champion, the donkey to Glen "Big Baby" Davis' Shrek. Someday soon, Robinson still believes he’ll be one more thing: an NFL player. But that day isn ’t today. Show More Summary

Coming Distractions: The Simpsons tap a Disney veteran for an era-spanning couch gag

Say what you will about modern-era Simpsons: when it bothers to go after something ambitious—which mostly happens in the pre-episode couch gags these days—it’s still capable of generating something legitimately beautiful and smart. Case...Show More Summary

Jameer Nelson hopes for increased role on Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets finished 33-49 this season. Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson wasn’t a big part of the team this season, and his best days are behind him. Here’s the Denver Post blog with insight on next season: Jameer Nelson is back in Philadelphia, spending time with his family and doing more than a little bit of thinking [...]

Marriage of Convenience: Does Washington Really Need Saudi Arabia as Ally?

There is nothing particularly wrong with the fact that there doesn't seem to be a lot of harmony in US- Saudi relations these days, CIA veteran Paul Pillar notes, asking whether Riyadh is doing anything that protects or advances US interests.

Jessica Stroup and Tom Pelphrey Cast As Siblings in Iron Fist

Another day, another bit of Marvel's Iron Fist casting news! Variety is reporting that the upcoming Netflix/Marvel superhero series has added 90210 and The Following veteran Jessica Stroup and Banshee's Tom Pelphrey as siblings Joy and Ward Meachum, respectively. They'll be recurring characters who clash with protagonist/billionaire/crime fighter Danny Rand, ... More »

Overnight Open Thread (4-17-2016)

Quote of the Day I [A] VA dentistry chief was asked if being a veteran helps someone get a dentist job in the agency. His response was "not really. And thank God," The Daily Caller News Foundation recently discovered in...

How U.S. Special Operations troops secretly help foreign forces target terrorists

By: Souad Mekhennet and Missy Ryan TUNIS — The armed men drove right into the nighttime ambush. The militants, led by a veteran jihadist blamed for a bloody attack on Westerners just 10 days earlier, were winding their way along a narrow desert road in central Tunisia. When the elite Tunisian forces hidden in the […]

Amos Baker at the Bridge

On 22 Apr 1850, three days after the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Lexington and Concord, justice of the peace Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar took down the memories of a nonagenarian veteran named Amos Baker.Baker was thought to...Show More Summary

Interview: Marion Ross on Jewish grandmothers and gaining respect after Happy Days

Marion Ross is one of those veteran actors who has refused to have her career defined by her most famous role. Although she played Marion Cunningham, matriarch of the family at the center of the hit sitcom Happy Days, for 11 seasons,...Show More Summary

Dodgers veteran Howie Kendrick to make first start in left field in five years

As far as lineup decisions go, this one did not come out of left field. The day second baseman Howie Kendrick re-signed with the Dodgers in February, he spoke to Manager Dave Roberts about the possibility of playing the outfield, so it was hardly a shock to see Kendrick starting in left field against...

Biggest Squeeze In 6 Months Sends "Most Shorted" Stocks To 2016 Highs

As one veteran trader told us, this massive short-squeeze came "out of nowhere," seemingly driven by oil-headline-induced algo momentum ignition. Goldman's "Most Shorted" stocks are up a stunning 6% in the last 2 days - the biggest 2-day...Show More Summary

Three Military Veterans Explain What Weed Does for Their PTSD

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Three Military Veterans Explain What Weed Does for Their PTSD by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue T wenty-two veterans a day commit suicide in the United States. Why anyone commits suicide is something only they can know, ultimately, but it wouldn't...Show More Summary

Dahntay Jones to Cavaliers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

The Cleveland Cavaliers bolstered their backcourt depth on the final day of the regular season Wednesday by signing veteran guard Dahntay Jones. The Cavs confirmed the addition on their official website. Although terms of the agreement...Show More Summary

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