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Cosby Said He Got Drugs to Give Women for Sex

Bill Cosby admitted in a newly released 2005 deposition that he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with. He admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman

Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Pacquiao of the Philippines in their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas

Mayweather Stripped of Title Earned in Pacquiao Bout

Floyd Mayweather, whose victory in the fight earned him $200 million, failed to pay a $200,000 fee he owed the World Boxing Organization by a Friday afternoon deadline. He also failed to relinquish his junior middleweight title

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Sheriffs Resist Police Body Cameras

As law enforcement agencies increasingly purchase body cameras as a way to build trust with the citizens they police—and provide transparency following several recent high-profile police-related deaths—sheriffs are emerging as one of the lone hold-outs

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The Dalai Lama Talks About Aging Gracefully

The Tibetan spiritual leader spoke with TIME on Monday morning, on his 80th birthday, holding forth about aging gracefully, mending a broken heart, maybe meeting Pope Francis one day and much more

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont and 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, speaks during a campaign rally in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S., on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Sanders said he had attracted 200,000 donors as of mid-June and his campaign had raised $8.3 million online through June 17, according to FEC filings by ActBlue, the fundraising platform that he and some other left-leaning candidates and causes use. Photographer: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders Wows the Multitudes in Maine

The progressive Democrat has drawn crowds of thousands at several rallies in the last week and his poll numbers in the key early states of Iowa and New Hampshire show he is just a few paces behind presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton

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Americans Gored in Bull Running Festival

Two Americans and a Briton were gored and eight others injured Tuesday as thousands of daredevils dashed alongside fighting bulls on the first bull run of the San Fermin festival, organizers said

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South Carolina Set to Dump Confederate Flag

The South Carolina Senate has voted 37-3 to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on statehouse grounds. As soon as the bill passes the House and is signed by Governor Nikki Haley, the symbol of the Confederacy will be removed

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How President Obama Decided to Sing ‘Amazing Grace’

When President Obama first broached the topic of singing "Amazing Grace" at the funeral of Clementa Pinckney last month he'd already had his mind pretty much made up: He was going to do it. But not everyone thought it was a good idea

Emergency services assist evacuated passengers at Edgware Road following an explosion which has ripped through London's underground tube network on July 7, 2005 in London, England.

London Marks 10 Years Since July 7 Terrorist Attacks

On Tuesday, the British capital commemorated the 10th anniversary of the 7 July 2005 bombings of underground trains and a bus by homegrown Islamist terrorists that killed 52 people, the worst single terrorist attack on British soil

New "Casino Royale" James Bond Is Unveiled

James Bond Musical Being Developed for Broadway

A new musical based on British super spy James Bond is reportedly being developed for a hopeful Broadway run, according to a Playbill interview with producer Merry Saltzman, the daughter of Bond producer Harry Saltzman

BMX Pioneer Scot Breithaupt Found Dead

Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who helped turn BMX bike racing from a backyard backwater into an international action sport, has died at 57. Breithaupt was among the first to organize bicycle races on dirt motorcycle courses in the early 1970s