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Betsy DeVos blasted again for proposing cuts to the Special Olympics

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

For the third year in a row, Democrats dinged Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday for proposing to cut funds from the Special Olympics, after-school programs and support...
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Betsy DeVos defends cutting $18M in Special Olympics funds

Betsy DeVos defends cutting $18M in Special Olympics funds

2 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

Betsy DeVos defended her proposed budgets cuts at the Department of Education on Monday - including slashing nearly $18 million to the Special Olympics, a report said. The...
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Betsy DeVos Defends Proposal to Cut Federal Funding for Special Olympics

4 hours ago   |   SI   |   3 articles

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has cut funding for the Special Olympics by nearly $18 million in a proposed budget.
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Triple threat: Cochran-Siegle captures giant slalom crown

Triple threat: Cochran-Siegle captures giant slalom crown

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. - Ryan Cochran-Siegle gave himself an early birthday present Tuesday, winning the U.S. Alpine Championship giant slalom title on his final day as a...
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Frederick Kirby of Natick, at 90, aeronautical engineer, youth sports coach

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Frederick James Kirby of Natick died Monday, March 25, at his home. He was 90. He was born in Boston and served in the Navy during World War II. Mr. Kirby attended Northeastern...
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IOC lifts threat to remove weightlifting from Paris Olympics

IOC lifts threat to remove weightlifting from Paris Olympics

7 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The IOC has confirmed weightlifting's place at the 2024 Paris Olympics after a review of persistent doping problems, as long as the sport's governing...
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Challenge to Olympic weightlifting doping sanctions dropped

9 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

BUDAPEST, Hungary - Rules slashing Olympic weightlifting places for countries where athletes frequently get caught doping look set to remain in force after a legal challenge...
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Breakdancing competition comes to Hollywood this spring as Olympics push continues

10 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Barely a month after Paris 2024 officials proposed the addition of breakdancing as an Olympic sport, a U.S. organizer has announced it will bring a major competition to Los...
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In The Rings: Brier/Scotties format still a talking point two years in

10 hours ago   |   National Post

Two years into the latest competition format change at the Canadian men's and women's curling championships, the subject remains as polarizing as ever. “There's no right or...
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Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps qualifies for 100 fly final after winning 200 IM

12 hours ago   |   Newsday

Michael Phelps is one step closer to defending his Olympic title in the 100-meter butterfly.
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A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max just made an emergency landing in Florida

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max just made an emergency landing in Florida

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max airliner made an emergency landing in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday. According to the FAA, the pilots reported an engine issue. The plane was... Read more ...

House fails to override Trump's national emergency veto

House fails to override Trump's national emergency veto

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New York county bans unvaccinated children from being in public after...

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All charges dropped against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, attorneys say

All charges dropped against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, attorneys say

Prosecutors dropped all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett Tuesday. Read more ...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to settle historic Oklahoma opioid lawsuit

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to settle historic Oklahoma opioid lawsuit

Oklahoma's attorney general has called a press conference to announce a settlement in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medications. Read more ...

Robert Kraft waives arraignment, asks for jury trial

Robert Kraft waives arraignment, asks for jury trial

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Officer accused of giving homeless person feces sandwich wins appeal

Officer accused of giving homeless person feces sandwich wins appeal

At the time, the police chief said in a statement that the officer committed a “vile and disgusting act.” Read more ...

Bizarre video: Naked man rings doorbell, allegedly tells homeowner's wife to...

Bizarre video: Naked man rings doorbell, allegedly tells homeowner's wife to take shirt off

A couple is reeling after a mysterious naked man was seen on surveillance footage last week. Read more ...

Republican senator cites Star Wars and ‘Sharknado' during bizarre speech on...

Republican senator cites Star Wars and ‘Sharknado' during bizarre speech on Green New Deal

In a bizarre speech on the Senate floor Tuesday, Sen. Mike Lee mocked the notion of climate change and climate action with references to dinosaurs, Star Wars, Dr. Evil... Read more ...