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Clinton Leads Trump by 5 Points Nationwide: NBC/WSJ Poll Past few days 'difficult' for former Tennessee coach Summitt (Yahoo Sports)

news Forty-six percent of registered voters back Clinton, versus 41 percent who support Trump.

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt smiles as a banner is raised in her honor before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in Knoxville, Tenn. Amid reports of Summitts failing health as her Alzheimers disease progresses, her family issued a statement Sunday, June 26, 2016, asking for prayers and saying that the former Tennessee womens basketball coach is surrounded by the people who mean the most to her. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

Pat Summitt's family said Sunday that the last few days have been difficult for the former Tennessee women's basketball coach as her Alzheimer's disease progresses. Amid reports of Summitt's failing health, her family issued a statement asking for prayers and saying that the 64-year-old Summitt is surrounded by the people who mean the most to her. The statement was posted on the Pat Summitt Foundation's website and was issued by Erin Freeman, a spokeswoman for the Summitt family.


Tim Kaine on Whether He's Ready to Be President Griezmann rescues France again at Euro 2016, scoring twice (Yahoo Sports)

news "Abraham Lincoln wouldn't have said yes to that question," he said. "Harry Truman wouldn't have said yes to that question."

France coach Didier Deschamps, right, celebrates at the end of the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between France and Ireland, at the Grand Stade in Decines-Charpieu, near Lyon, France, Sunday, June 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Antoine Griezmann again rescued France from another patchy and nervous performance at the European Championship. The diminutive forward's two quick goals early in the second half on Sunday helped see off a spirited Ireland side 2-1, sealing a spot in the quarterfinals. ''It was great to score in front of my family, who were here to watch,'' said Griezmann, who grew up in Macon, about 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Lyon.


Brexit Backlash: U.K. Opposition in Turmoil After EU Vote Germany beats Slovakia 3-0 to make Euro 2016 quarterfinals (Yahoo Sports)

news The leader of Britain's main opposition party was facing an open revolt on Sunday as political turmoil continued to grip the U.K.

Germany's Julian Draxler, right, celebrates with his teammate Mats Hummels after scoring during the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Germany and Slovakia, at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d'Ascq, near Lille, France, Sunday, June 26, 2016. (AP Photo/ Michel Spingler)

Germany produced its best performance yet at the European Championship to book a place in the quarterfinals with a comprehensive 3-0 defeat of Slovakia. Jerome Boateng put the world champions in the lead in its round of 16-match Sunday as soon as the eighth minute when his shot from outside the area took a slight deflection into the corner of the Slovakia goal. Mesut Ozil had the chance to make it 2-0 six minutes later after Martin Skrtel conceded a penalty for a shove on Mario Gomez, but goalkeeper Matus Kozacik guessed the right way and palmed away his spot kick.


Poll: Voters Split on Government Role in Gun Control Defending champ Serena Williams at Wimbledon ready to play (Yahoo Sports)

news Half of Americans remain wary that the government will overstep its bounds in restricting gun rights.

Serena Williams of the U.S gives her pre-Championships press conference at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, June 26, 2016. (Florian Eisele/Pool Photo via AP)

Top-ranked Serena Williams hasn't won a Grand Slam since Wimbledon a year ago, but the 21-time major champion appeared confident about her chances of retaining the title on the eve of the tournament. ''Honestly, I don't feel any pressure,'' said Williams, keeping her answers short at a pre-tournament press conference on Sunday. Williams surprised many by failing to win any of the last three Grand Slam tournaments.


Nightly News Full Broadcast (June 25th) Lochte finishes 2nd in 400 IM heats at US Olympic trials (Yahoo Sports)

news In Saturday night's broadcast: at least 24 dead in West Virginia flooding, Britain in turmoil after Brexit vote, and Google's new symptom search feature.

Ryan Lochte swims during a preliminary heat in the Men's 400-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Chase Kalisz qualified fastest in the 400-meter individual medley preliminaries Sunday at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials with Ryan Lochte trying to shake off the cobwebs on the meet's first day. Kalisz (KAY-lish) out-touched defending Olympic champion Lochte to win their heat in 4 minutes, 11.86 seconds. ''My first race is always the worst one,'' Lochte said.




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Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

In a Five to Four Decision, Voting Just Got Harder

In a five to four decision along party lines, the Supreme Court ruled on the controversial Shelby County v. Holder case. The ruling, believed by many sets the nation back decades in Civil Rights, while others see it as the fault of Congress dropping the ball on updating the act when it should have years ago.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 

 
 
 
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