Rams’ Michael Sam Feels Like Any Ordinary Rookie

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Michael Sam was laughing with teammates as they conducted a running-back drill for kids, each youngster stiff-arming and juking his way to a touchdown celebration dance in a makeshift end zone. Sam didn’t stand out. He was just another rookie, simply one...
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West readies package of sector sanctions on Russia

In this June 24, 2014, photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Swiss President and OSCE chairperson in office Didier Burkhalter during talks with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, OSCE, in Vienna, Austria. The United States and its European...
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Judge: No-fly list violates constitutional rights

FILE – This May 11, 2012 file photo, Portland Imam Mohamed Sheikh Abdirahman Kariye, who is one of 15 men who say their rights were violated because they are on the U.S. government’s no-fly list, leaves the United Sates Court of Appeals following oral arguments on the...
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Uruguay beats Italy to advance; Greece late winner

Uruguay’s Diego Godin, left, celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the group D World Cup soccer match between Italy and Uruguay at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) Uruguay’s Diego Godin,...

3-D Mammogram Scans May Find More Breast Cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says 3-D mammograms may be better at finding cancer than regular scans, but whether that means saving more lives isn’t known. The study involved almost half a million breast scans. More than one-third used relatively new 3-D imaging along with...
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Judge: No-fly list violates constitutional rights

FILE – This May 11, 2012 file photo, Portland Imam Mohamed Sheikh Abdirahman Kariye, who is one of 15 men who say their rights were violated because they are on the U.S. government’s no-fly list, leaves the United Sates Court of Appeals following oral arguments on the...

AP sources: Christie facing 2nd bridge probe

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Already embroiled in a criminal probe over lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, Gov. Chris Christie’s administration is facing an investigation over a second bridge. The Manhattan district attorney’s office and the Securities and...
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Chen Guangcheng: Still waiting on China to honor its pledges

By Chen Guangcheng June 24 at 8:31 PM Chen Guangcheng is a distinguished senior fellow in human rights at the Witherspoon Institute, distinguished visiting fellow of the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies at Catholic University and senior distinguished adviser at...

Congress has a role in U.S. military action in Iraq

By Tim Kaine June 24 at 8:33 PM Tim Kaine, a Democrat, represents Virginia in the Senate. Last week, both the Obama administration and certain members of Congress said that no congressional authorization is needed for U.S. military action in Iraq. I deeply disagree. The framers...
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Marcus: The myths of smoking pot

Ruth Marcus Columnist Ruth Marcus is a columnist and editorial writer for The Post, specializing in American politics and domestic policy. From her perch as head of the National Institute on Drug Abuse in Bethesda, Nora Volkow watches anxiously as the country embarks on what she...