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Becky Halstead – A Quintessential Leader

Becky Halstead, the first woman in West Point history to graduate and achieve a promotion to general officer and the first woman in United States history to serve as a commanding general in combat, thoroughly impressed the audience at...Show More Summary

Protesters in Iran warn nuclear negotiators against caving in to West

The demonstrators gathered Sunday just outside the gates of a research nuclear reactor named after one of Iran's roster of assassinated atomic scientists. The protesters had a pointed message — more like a warning — for President Hassan Rouhani and his negotiating team in Vienna.

‘I Was Misinformed’ columnist wasn’t informed about The Daily Currant being a satirical site

Here’s The Daily Currant’s satirical piece about Kanye West claiming he has a nicer butt than wife Kim Kardashian. The website points out on its About page that “our stories are purely fictional [but] meant to address real-world issues through satire and often refer and link to real events happening in the world.” Times columnist … Read More

Seahawks lead Cardinals 9-3 in a defensive war

The Cardinals have a three-game lead on the NFC West, but this game against the Seahawks is being decided three points at a time. The Seahawks are up 9-3 at the break, as neither team can get into the end zone, and both sides are hitting hard. The two teams have combined for just 232 yards…

Isaiah Crowell, Terrance West's Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 12

Can you say platoon? Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West sure can. The pair appear to be firmly sharing the workload at this point and were each given a fair share of touches on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Of course, the difference...Show More Summary

Arkansas vs. Ole Miss final score: 3 things we learned from the Razorbacks' 30-0 win

Ole Miss is done, Arkansas is back, and the SEC West just got more difficult. The Arkansas Razorbacks scored 17 first-quarter points, hobbled Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace, and stormed to a 30-0 victory over the No. 8 Rebels Saturday. Show More Summary

Art & John Linson Acquire Vietnam War Book ‘The Long Gray Line’ For HBO Series

Sons of Anarchy executive producers Art and John Linson have secured the rights to Pulitzer Price winner Rick Atkinson's bestselling book, The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966, which documented the cadets'...Show More Summary

The Most Important Wisconsin Badgers Players for the Rest of the Year

After five games, the Wisconsin Badgers looked to be in trouble. Staring down a 3-2 record with an 0-1 record in Big Ten play, the Badgers were at a breaking point. In the crowded Big Ten West, another loss or two would keep them out...Show More Summary

Fresh Meat- Western Carolina Catamounts

WCU gets another shot at a SEC West team tonight. They lost @ M$U 66-56 on 11/14. Box score is here. I didn't see the game, but despite the 10 point loss it looks like they were dominated. James Sinclair did put up 20 points on 50% shooting.Seven of the 12 that see PT for WCU are juniors or seniors. Show More Summary

Rogue State

The 'west' normally gets the blame for all the ills that befall the Middle East, but in this informative article for The Times Michael Burleigh points the finger at Qatar for fuelling and financing much of the Islamist violence. TheShow More Summary

Anna Wintour Defends Kimye ‘Vogue’ Cover: Says It Prevents Mag From Being ‘Boring’

Anna Wintour had some pointed words Monday night about her choices for Vogue. The legendary editor defended the “Kimye” cover that featured Kim Kardashian and her then soon-to-be husband Kanye West. In doing so, Wintour implied Kimye are not “tasteful,” both bolstering Kimye’s credibility and offering them an apparent slap in the face. Show More Summary

Prosecution of Don Blankenship a Historic Moment for Coal Industry

This week's indictment of former Massey Energy CEO, Don Blankenship, was as much a political turning point for West Virginia as it was a moment of reckoning economically for the coal industry writ large. It marked the wane of one ofShow More Summary

15 Postal Workers Hospitalized After Eating Potluck Leftovers

At least North Carolina 15 postal workers were taken to the hospital Thursday after consuming food from a Veteran’s Day potluck. Dozens of employees at a U.S. Post Office on West Pointe Drive in western Mecklenberg County began experiencing nausea, diarrhea and vomiting after eating leftovers from a potluck held Tuesday evening, according to local... Continue Reading

Boogeymen: Mothman Full Episode

In Point Pleasant, West Virginia, there lurks a winged man, with eyes that glow a fierce red, known as the Mothman. The sheer number of sightings has even awed the skeptics. Watch the full episode of Destination America's Boogeymen: Mothman here on Cryptomundo!

Check Out The Beautiful Story of Max Lenox, the Army Basketball Captain Raised By Two Gay Dads: VIDEO

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

This week's Sports Illustrated has the moving and remarkable story of the captain of Army's basketball team and the two gay dads who raised him. Maxwell Lenox, 22, is a senior at West Point and though he's not the star...

Facebook Inc (FB), Google Inc (GOOGL) Calls On Users To Help Stop Ebola

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) are leveraging their companies’ massive user bases in order to help those who are fighting Ebola in West Africa. As pointed out by reports like this from NPR’s Eleanor Klibanoff and as you may have already seen in your consoles on Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) […]

Less Firing, More Hiring

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is promising a massive overhaul of the embattled agency, a restructuring that he has billed as the largest in its 84-year history. The West Point grad and former CEO of Procter & Gamble took...Show More Summary

What West Point Cadets Learned By Studying A Classic Scifi Novel

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When Chris Moseley, an instructor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, decided to teach a "special topics" course on general relativity, he opted for an unusual supplementary textbook: Larry Niven's 1973 novel Protector, which vividly depicts a battle between spaceships moving at relativistic speeds. Read more...

Choosing Aston Villa's 5 Most Frustrating Losses Under Paul Lambert

Things are looking increasingly dire at Villa Park. Aston Villa's draw with West Ham may have ended their six-match losing streak, but Villa were lucky to escape with a point, and they did little to show that the team has improved enough...Show More Summary

San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors 11/11/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Tony Parker had 28 points and 7 assists as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Golden State Warriors in a matchup of two of the West's top teams. The Spurs played Parker and fellow stars Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili on the second night of a back-to-back. Klay Thompson scored 29 in a losing effort for t Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

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