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    NWSL Challenge Cup All times EDT All matches played at Zions Bank Stadium, Herriman Utah Saturday, June 27 North Carolina Courage 2, Portland Thorns 1 Chicago Red Stars 1, Washington Spirit 2 Tuesday, June 30 Houston Dash 3, Utah Royals 3 OL Reign 0, Sky Blue 0 Wednesday, July 1 Portland Thorns 0, Chicago Red Stars 0 Washington Spirit 0, North Carolina...
    General George Washington, January 14 1776 wrote, “The reflection upon my situation and that of this army produces many an uneasy hour when all around me are wrapped in sleep. Few people know the predicament we are in.” The Continental Congress had appointed Washington commander of the Continental Army and in short order his assessment was dire. That line, “few people know the predicament we are in” is shocking and yet remarkable at the same time. A scant few on...
    Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday he will approve Democrats’ request to invite Robert Mueller to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee after the former special counsel published an op-ed in The Washington Post criticizing President Donald Trump’s decision to commute the prison sentence for Roger Stone. “Apparently Mr. Mueller is willing – and also capable – of defending the Mueller investigation through an oped in the Washington Post,” Graham wrote on Twitter. “Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee have previously...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City As major sports leagues in North America make their way back from the coronavirus pandemic, the national conversation took on another dimension in recent weeks as the name of the NFL’s Washington Redskins and Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians.  Washington’s NFL franchise has been continuously pushed by Native American organizations to change its mascot for years, though it’s finally gaining traction...
    The Washington Redskins reportedly will change the team’s name at the first possible chance. The Redskins are currently reviewing the team name, and there’s no doubt at all that there is going to be a change. Now, it sounds like the change could come at any moment. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) According to Bleacher Report, Ben Fischer of Sports Business Daily reported that the team is looking to change the name “as soon...
    Since the 2019 NBA offseason, rumors have been continuously swirling around All-Star shooting guard Bradley Beal and his future with the Washington Wizards. No matter how many times they insist that they have no intention of trading him and undergoing a full-scale rebuild, most people believe that Beal’s departure from Washington is inevitable. If the Wizards change their mind and finally decide to make Beal available on the trade market this fall, several NBA teams who are in dire need...
    Washington (CNN)Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, the chairman of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee, said Sunday that he will grant a request by Democrats to have former special counsel Robert Mueller testify about his investigation before the committee.Grahams comments follow an op-ed by Mueller published Saturday in The Washington Post, in which the former special counsel defended his offices prosecution of Roger Stone and wrote that he is still a convicted felon and rightly so in light of President Donald Trumps...
    President Donald Trump threatened those who might topple Federal monuments with a possible 10-year prison sentence Sunday morning, in an early Twitter thread. The tweets echo the president’s executive order late last month, authorizing and encouraging Federal law enforcement officials to seek the maximum penalty possible under the law for those protesters and rioters targeting monuments — a campaign that began with targeting monuments to key leaders of the Confederacy but has since expanded to include a number of the...
    A fight at a party in Bellevue, Wash., just east of Seattle, left two people dead and two others wounded Saturday evening, Bellevue police confirmed. Police said they responded around 7:30 p.m. to a call of shots fired and a possible stabbing at an apartment complex. When officers arrived they found one person dead and three wounded, two critically. One of the critically injured people died at the scene and the other two were taken to a hospital. There was no...
    Like a pawn in a political game: Contradictory school reopening plans leave teachers, parents reeling 7-Elevens Free Slurpee Day was canceled and there are fewer food deals, Tax Day freebies due to COVID-19 Redskins likely to change name to ‘Washington Warriors’? Reports have said that the Washington Redskins are likely to announce a change of their team name in the coming days, and we think we have an idea about the name. © Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Washington could...
    (CNN)At least two people are dead and two are injured in a shooting in Bellevue, Washington, Saturday night. Police responded to reports of shots fired and a possible stabbing around 7:30 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a dead man in the third-floor lobby of an apartment building and another man critically injured, according to Bellevue Police Chief Steve Mylett. First responders attempted to perform life-saving measures, but the man died at the scene.One of the men had a gunshot...
    Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said Friday that she did not see the point of a new summit with the United States unless “a decisive change” on the part of Washington. If a summit were to be held, “it is all too obvious that it would only serve boring boasting” from “someone proud,” KCNA news agency Kim Yo Jong told North Korean news agency. who has established herself as one of the...
    China announced retaliation against the United States on Friday after Washington imposed sanctions on several Chinese leaders accused of human rights abuses against the Uighur Muslim minority in Xinjiang (northwest). This semi-desert region of about 25 million inhabitants has long been struck by attacks attributed by Beijing to separatists or Islamists. It has been the subject of a firm recovery in recent years. More than a million Muslims, including Uighurs, are or have been interned in camps in Xinjiang,...
    WASHINGTON (WJZ) — The Washington Capitals announced Saturday the team will begin Phase 3 of the NHL’s Return to Play Plan. The team said training camp will begin July 13. All practices will be closed to the public. The Washington Capitals will begin Phase 3 of the NHLs Return to Play Plan and resume the 2019-20 season, presented by @CapitalOne, on Monday, July 13, with the start of training camp at @MedStarIceplex. All practices will remain closed to the public.https://t.co/OsXB0qTwOQ —...
    ‘I don’t think I’ve ever seen such dishonest and biased coverage of any event.” That was Brit Hume, who has been covering events for more than 50 years for Fox News, ABC News and investigative reporter Jack Anderson. The event was President Trump’s Independence Day speech at Mount Rushmore. The speech was, according to The New York Times, “dark and divisive,” designed to deliver a “divisive culture war message.” The Washington Post called it a “dystopian speech” and a “push to amplify racism.” MAINSTREAM...
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The forested mountains in and around North Cascades National Park in north central Washington state have long been considered prime habitat for threatened grizzly bears, so environmental groups are upset the Trump administration scrapped plans to reintroduce the apex predators there. U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt on Tuesday announced his agency will not conduct the environmental impact statement needed to move forward with the idea. That drew rebukes from conservation groups, who have...
    An influential Republican senator joined his voice on Saturday with those of the Democrats to denounce an act of “corruption” serious the decision of Donald Trump, the day before, to commute the sentence of his longtime friend Roger Stone. Republican Senator Mitt Romney, a regular critic of Donald Trump, is the first influential member of the presidential party to speak out against this decision. “Historical, unprecedented corruption: a US president commutes the prison sentence of a person convicted by...
    Aaron P. Bernstein, Getty President Donald Trump has endorsed Senate primary candidate Tommy Tuberville over his own former Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Alabama’s Tuesday run-off election. Sessions represented Alabama in the senate for over 20 years. Since the moment he recused himself from all the Russia investigations he has been a target of anger and recrimination from Trump’s supporters and the president himself. That was back in March of 2017, but the battle continues today, with Trump taking another...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s intervention into a criminal case connected to his own conduct drew fierce rebukes Saturday from Democrats and a few lonely Republicans, with calls for investigations and legislation. But it remained to be seen if Trump’s most recent defiance of the conventions of his office to commute the sentence of political confidant Roger Stone, just four months before Election Day, would matter to voters grappling with a deadly COVID-19 surge and a national discourse on...
    By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s intervention into a criminal case connected to his own conduct drew fierce rebukes Saturday from Democrats and a few lonely Republicans, with calls for investigations and legislation. But it remained to be seen if Trump’s most recent defiance of the conventions of his office to commute the sentence of political confidant Roger Stone, just four months before Election Day, would matter to voters grappling with a deadly COVID-19 surge...
    Washington Redskins (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images) A new name for the Washington NFL franchise is arriving in the very near future. The Washington Redskins name has been subject to criticism over the years but was repeatedly shot down by team owner Dan Snyder. As it turns out, money was the only way to get through to Snyder, as FedEx CEO and minority stakes team owner Fred Smith threatened to pull funding from the team unless the nickname was changed....
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s intervention into a criminal case connected to his own conduct drew fierce rebukes Saturday from Democrats and a few lonely Republicans, with calls for investigations and legislation. But it remained to be seen if Trump’s most recent defiance of the conventions of his office to commute the sentence of political confidant Roger Stone, just four months before Election Day, would matter to voters grappling with a deadly COVID-19 surge and a national discourse...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — NFL Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis weighed in on the Washington Redskins’ name and why it is time the team changes its name. Bettis, known as “The Bus,” made the comments during a Question and Answer session Friday. “You don’t realize that it’s a derogatory name because you’re not a Native American, so you don’t understand the significance,” Bettis said. “It’s much like as an African American man, a lot of people may not understand...
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The forested mountains in and around North Cascades National Park in north central Washington state have long been considered prime habitat for threatened grizzly bears, so environmental groups are upset the Trump administration scrapped plans to reintroduce the apex predators there. U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt on Tuesday announced his agency will not conduct the environmental impact statement needed to move forward with the idea. That drew rebukes from conservation groups, who have...
    By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The forested mountains in and around North Cascades National Park in north central Washington state have long been considered prime habitat for threatened grizzly bears, so environmental groups are upset the Trump administration scrapped plans to reintroduce the apex predators there. U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt on Tuesday announced his agency will not conduct the environmental impact statement needed to move forward with the idea. That drew...