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Trump's Job Approval Stands at Just 44 Percent as Partisan Splits Reign Bubble breakdown: TCU misses big opportunity (Yahoo Sports)

news President Donald Trump's job approval rating stands at just 44 percent, a record low for a newly inaugurated commander-in-chief, according to a new poll from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal. Asked about early challenges in the first month of Trump's presidency, 52 percent called the issues 'real problems' that are specific to his administration, while 43 percent of Americans attributed them to typical 'growing pains' for any new president. Find out more on Sunday's 'Meet the Press' and NBCNews.com.

TCU (AP)

The Horned Frogs missed out on a signature win Saturday against West Virginia, and they weren't the only ones.


Actor Bill Paxton Dead at 61 Due to Surgery Complications JJ could 'end arguments' with eighth Cup title (Yahoo Sports)

news Bill Paxton, the actor who starred in the television series 'Big Love' and films such as 'Twister' and 'Apollo 13,' died at the age of 61.

Jimmie Johnson (AP)

Jimmie Johnson is facing an opportunity only two other men — Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Sr. — ever have, and neither could deliver.


Analysis: Trayvon Martin's Death Still Fuels a Movement Follow live: Daytona 500 (Yahoo Sports)

news Five years since Trayvon Martin's death on February 26, 2012, yet the seeds of the movement sewn in those early, tumultuous days, continue to grow.

Jimmie Johnson climbs into his car. (Getty Images)

Jimmie Johnson could move to the top of the record books as another NASCAR season kicks off with Sunday’s Daytona 500.


Cotton on Russia Probe: Don't Need Special Prosecutor Yet Royals, Rangers pay tribute to Yordano Ventura (Yahoo Sports)

news Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said that he felt they would be getting "way, way getting ahead of ourselves" to say a special prosecutor was necessary.

Yoradano Ventura

As the two teams took the field for their Cactus League openers, the mood was somber as the teams remembered the late Ventura.


Trump's Cabinet: What You Need to Know About the People Leading the Country Karlsson terrified by alligator on golf course (Yahoo Sports)

news NBC News looks at Trump's Cabinet: Who they are, what their position means, and whether they've been confirmed.

Erik Karlsson

Erik Karlsson hit the links on Saturday with Swedish PGA pro Jesper Parnevik and discovered the hidden dangers of golf in Florida.




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Unfair Questions or Democracy At Work ?

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” -- The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

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.

Capitalism and The Wealth Gap

When it comes to the efficient delivery of goods and services, capitalism is the proven economic model that puts people to work and products on the shelves. Whether those jobs end up paying enough money to purchase the items on those shelves is another matter, however.

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.

Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

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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