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Cam Newton keeps playing after three hits to head during Panthers-Broncos game
Carolina quarterback Cam Newton took three hits to the head from Denver Broncos defenders Thursday night, including one from safety Darian Stewart with 36 seconds left. Those watching on TV must have been thinking there was no way Newton could continue to play after a helmet-to-helmet hit like...
33 points by Los Angeles Times | John Elway Thought Question American football National Football League Flag of the United States The Play Newton Stewart
Denver linebacker Brandon Marshall takes a knee during anthem
Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall took to one knee during the national anthem before Denver's season opener
2 points by The Boston Globe | The Star-Spangled Banner United States Denver Broncos Super Bowl U.S. state 2009 NFL season American football Flag of the United States
Kaepernick anthem protests spark controversy in NHL
Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown has hit out at Team USA Coach John Tortorella over his comments about sports stars refusing to stand for the national anthem – a trend recently set by NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Read Full Article at RT.com
214 points by Russia Today | United States The Star-Spangled Banner Racism National Hockey League Want John Tortorella Flag of the United States Flag
Broncos LB, ex-Cimarron-Memorial standout Brandon Marshall takes a knee during national anthem
Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, a college teammate of Colin Kaepernick, took to a knee during the playing of the national anthem before Denver’s season opener against Carolina.
211 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | The Star-Spangled Banner United States Las Vegas Sun Flag of the United States Thought Police brutality OK Go
Denver LB Brandon Marshall takes a knee during anthem
Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, a college teammate of Colin Kaepernick, took to a knee during the playing of the national anthem before Denver's season opener against Carolina ...
2 points by Las Vegas Sun | United States The Star-Spangled Banner U.S. state Olympic Games Flag of the United States North Carolina High school Cold War
Former Kaepernick teammate takes knee during anthem
DENVER — Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, a college teammate of Colin Kaepernick, took to a knee during the playing of the national anthem before Denver’s season opener against Carolina. Kaepernick refused to stand for the anthem during San Francisco’s preseason games , explaining it was to protest racial oppression and police brutality in the United...
69 points by New York Post | The Star-Spangled Banner United States U.S. state Olympic Games Game North Carolina California Flag of the United States
Long-lost iconic flag raised on 9/11 reemerges
The American flag raised by three firefighters above the World Trade Center rubble on 9/11 was brought back to its old home Thursday.
616 points by Daily News | World Trade Center World Trade Center site September 11 attacks Lower Manhattan New York City Fire Department 7 World Trade Center Collapse of the World Trade Center Flag of the United States
Vanished flag from famous 9/11 photo returns to ground zero
NEW YORK — An American flag raised at ground zero on Sept. 11 in a defining moment of patriotic resolve took its place at the site Thursday after disappearing for over a decade.The 3-foot-by-5-foot flag took a symbolic and curious journey from a yacht moored in lower Manhattan to the smoking wreckage of the World Trade Center, then to a firehouse about 2,400 miles away in Everett, Washington — and now to a glass case at the National Sept. 11 Museum. A TV show, a mysterious man and two years of detective work helped re-establish its whereabouts.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Detective Police World Trade Center September 11 attacks Lower Manhattan Flag of the United States United States Capitol World Trade Center site
Missing flag in iconic Ground Zero photo returns to New York
Ed AdamczykNEW YORK, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A U.S. flag featured in an iconic photo taken at Ground Zero on September 11, 2001, is back in New York, 15 years after it went missing.
8 points by UPI | United Press International New Jersey William Randolph Hearst September 11 attacks News World Communications International News Service New York City Flag of the United States
U.S. coach John Tortorella: Stand for anthem or sit out World Cup
The land of the free may soon become the home of the benched.
26370 points by Daily News | The Star-Spangled Banner United States Flag of the United States National Football League Bench John Stafford Smith Sitting Kneeling
‘Just wrong’: Walmart & Coke remember 9/11 with controversial display (IMAGES)
Coca-Cola and Walmart chose to remember the victims of 9/11 with a display of the Twin Towers in front of the US flag made entirely from cans. Read Full Article at RT.com
426 points by Russia Today | Flag of the United States Coca-Cola Thought Question Anniversary Orlando Florida Panama Comedy
Man who landed gyrocopter on Capitol lawn released from jail
RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who piloted a one-person gyrocopter through some of the most restricted U.S. airspace and landed on the lawn of the Capitol in Washington has been released from jail after serving three months of…
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Washington D.C. Thunderstorm Wind Aircraft Flag of the United States Tornado Florida United States Capitol
Roger Goodell doesn’t agree with Colin Kaepernick’s actions
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell disagrees with Colin Kaepernick's choice to kneel during the national anthem, but recognizes the quarterback's right to protest.
212 points by The Denver Post | Roger Goodell National Football League The Star-Spangled Banner San Francisco 49ers Monday Night Football Flag of the United States Boomer Esiason New York Jets
Thousands protest in Georgia to back opposition TV station
TBILISI, Georgia — Thousands of Georgians have rallied in the capital in support of the country's opposition-minded television station that they suspect is about to be transferred to a more government-friendly owner.Rustavi-2 is Georgia's most popular TV station and the Sunday demonstration on Tbilisi's main avenue attracted people from a wide political spectrum.Some carried signs calling for the imprisonment of Bidzina Ivanishvili, the billionaire founder of the ruling Georgian Dream coalition.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Georgia Rustavi 2 Tbilisi Flag of the United States Television station Television channel Georgian media Broadcasting
Raf Simons' debut collection for Calvin Klein offers up an outsider's view of America
Raf Simons’ much-anticipated debut collection for Calvin Klein hit the runway here Friday, and like many (OK, make that nearly all) of the collections we’ve seen this season, it had a lot to say about the current state of America. But a couple of things set the fall / winter 2017 men’s and women’s...
10 points by Los Angeles Times | Brooke Shields Fashion Flag of the United States American film actors American Jews United States American television actors Raf Simons
Wife: Driver who went over bridge was ' an awesome husband'
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The wife of a man who died when his tractor-trailer plunged off a bridge into the Chesapeake Bay says "he was an awesome husband."
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Virginia Hampton Roads American Revolutionary War Norfolk Virginia Truck Maryland Battle of the Chesapeake Flag of the United States
Oregon school district bans Confederate flag after fight
NORTH BEND, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon school district banned the Confederate flag from school property following a fight between two girls, one of whom was wearing a hat that included the symbol. North Bend Superintendent Bill Yester says the punches were thrown last week at the high school campus. ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Flag of the United States High school Confederate States of America Flags of the Confederate States of America Flags of the United States Education United States Gadsden flag
Gunmen shush little girl as they rob dad’s deli
This is the moment a gunman tells a little girl not to make a sound during a robbery at a Queens deli. The 9-year-old was sitting on her father’s lap when a pair of masked thieves walked into Maspeth Deli and Grocery on 56th Avenue near 60th Street around 8:30 p.m. Jan. 28, surveillance video...
-2 points by New York Post | Blue Cap Flag of the United States American novels Color Navy blue Girl The Register
This is what 300 drones flying in sync looks like
Land of the free, home of the…drone?! The Super Bowl halftime show opened with Lady GaGa singing “God Bless America” and “This Land Is Your Land” with some special guests — hundreds of dancing drones, which formed the shape of the American flag. The 300 unmanned aerial vehicles, supplied by Intel, were GPS-controlled and fitted...
746 points by New York Post | Walt Disney Super Bowl Unmanned aerial vehicle Walt Disney World Resort God Bless America The Walt Disney Company Flag of the United States Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show controversy
A look at how a president can exercise his authority
President Donald Trump has taken 19 executive actions since being sworn into office on Jan. 20. Some of the papers he signed were executive orders that dealt with building the wall he promised along the U.S.-Mexico border; temporarily banning entry…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | President of the United States Barack Obama Federal government of the United States United States Health care George W. Bush Presidential system Flag of the United States
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Canada United States Quebec Michelle Bachelet Lake Titicaca Peru Donald Trump Flag of the United States
The WWII vet and the 6th-graders who made him their friend
The sixth-graders at All Saints’ Episcopal Day School in Phoenix made friends with World War II veteran Jim Mende.       
1119 points by USA Today | World War II Cotton Flag of the United States World War I Veteran Flag
Sweet but scandalous: Trump cake welcomed with controversy in German town
A German bakery stirred up trouble with its sweet-toothed customers when it offered a cake bearing the image of recently inaugurated US President Donald Trump. Read Full Article at RT.com
27 points by Russia Today | Donald Trump Ivana Trump Fred Trump Baking Flag of the United States
Colorado 'flag man' lives in a hole in the ground
He lives in the dirt and he does it dirt cheap       
220 points by USA Today | Robinson Crusoe Unincorporated area Flag of the United States Flag Local government Zoning Parcel County
Long-Lost 9/11 Flag, an Enduring Mystery, Will Go on View at Museum
The flag, which was featured in a famous photograph of ground zero and disappeared soon after the attack, will again become a prominent part of Lower Manhattan.
20076 points by The New York Time | September 11 attacks Flag of the United States New York City September 11 Flag History Flagg Brad Meltzer
Obama weighs in on US anthem protest
President Barack Obama said Monday that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is "exercising his constitutional right" by not standing for the national anthem.
2576 points by CNN | The Star-Spangled Banner United States Flag of the United States John Stafford Smith National anthem God Save the Queen War of 1812 O Canada
Letter: Awaiting recognition
Awaiting recognitionIn 1943, the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps came into being. In 1945, President Truman issued an executive order declaring the Cadet Nurse Corps, under the umbrella of the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service, to be a military unit for the duration of the war.We were the...
1 points by Concord Monitor | Nita Lowey President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt Lyndon B. Johnson United States Congress Flag of the United States Brigadier General United States
Mystery of flag in iconic 9/11 photo solved
It was a symbol of first-responders’ heroic actions and a nation’s unconquerable spirit after the 9/11 terrorist attacks: the image of three firefighters hoisting an American flag above the rubble of Ground Zero, captured by The (Bergen County, N.J.         
4812 points by Arizona Republic | September 11 attacks World Trade Center Lower Manhattan Property World Trade Center site Flag of the United States
Lincoln flag incident sparks school officials' concerns
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Lincoln Public Schools superintendent has apologized after administrators asked some students not to fly American flags on their vehicles from holders they made in class due to worries about the potential for disagreements. The Lincoln Journal Star reports (http://bit.ly/2f4V888 ) several welding students at Career ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Lincoln Nebraska Lincoln Journal Star Flag of the United States Lee Enterprises Flag
This teacher’s lesson included stomping on the American flag
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina high school teacher says he has been placed on leave after students say he stepped on an American flag as part of a history lesson. The Fayetteville Observer reports Massey Hill Classical High School teacher Lee Francis said he was informed of his status by the Cumberland County Schools...
60 points by New York Post | North Carolina Education High school School Cumberland County North Carolina Teacher Fayetteville North Carolina Flag of the United States
Ban affecting Newton County mosque expires

-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Islam Sharia Muhammad Mosque Place of worship Freedom of religion Local government Flag of the United States
NC teacher scrutinized for stomping on US flag during lesson
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The superintendent of a North Carolina school system says a high school teacher is being investigated after students say he stepped on an American flag as part of a history lesson.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | North Carolina High school Education Flag of the United States Teacher School Mass media Lesson plan
Letter: Pledge is a promise
Pledge is a promiseIt’s simple, at least for me. When you recite the Pledge of Allegiance you are making a promise, a commitment, to love and cherish and honor your country. The American flag is a symbol of that commitment, that love for country. Maybe you don’t always like what your country is sayi...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | The Star-Spangled Banner Flag of the United States Pledge Francis Bellamy Pledge of Allegiance Oath United States Flag Code Sociology
US women's soccer star Rapinoe joins Kaepernick anthem protest
United States women's soccer international Megan Rapinoe became the latest sports star to join Colin Kaepernick's anti-racism protest on Sunday, choosing to kneel during the national anthem before Seattle Reign's NWSL game against the Chicago Red Stars. Read Full Article at RT.com
2117 points by Russia Today | The Star-Spangled Banner United States San Francisco 49ers San Diego Chargers John Stafford Smith National anthem Flag of the United States God Save the Queen
Chris Brown refuses to stand for national anthem on 9/11
Chris Brown isn’t singing the praises of the national anthem.
-1 points by Daily News | The Star-Spangled Banner World Trade Center September 11 attacks San Francisco 49ers Miami Dolphins Flag of the United States Police Beauty contest
More NFL players join US anthem protest on 15th anniversary of 9/11
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's controversial protest against racial inequality spread across the NFL on Sunday on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | United States The Star-Spangled Banner Barack Obama Roger Goodell National Football League Flag of the United States 1968 Olympics Black Power salute African American
Freeport Flag Ladies to retire annual Sept. 11 memorial wave
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) - After 15 years of patriotic displays honoring America, Maine's famed Freeport Flag Ladies say they will no longer continue their annual Sept. 11 memorial wave. WCSH-TV reports (http://on.wcsh6.com/2cFUCh2 ) the Flag Ladies have gathered to wave American flags on the streets of Freeport every Tuesday and ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Flag of the United States Maine Washington D.C. Susan Collins Memorial Day Nationalism Al-Qaeda September 11
Harford observes 15th anniversary of 9/11 attacks with annual flag waving
Edgewood resident Karen Nicholson was pregnant with her daughter, Sarah, 15 years ago when terrorists attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, forcing the nation into a war against terror that continues today. A decade and a half later, Nicholson's now 14-year-old daughter stood beside her...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | September 11 attacks Harford County Maryland Flag of the United States United States Gulf War Baltimore County Maryland United States Capitol Al-Qaeda
American women sweep in triathlon's Paralympic debut
RIO DE JANEIRO — Before racing in the women's Paralympic triathlon Sunday, U.S. athletes Allysa Seely, Hailey Danisewicz and Melissa Stockwell talked about it being the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. They had hopes of hearing the U.S. national anthem from the podium.They all did, after sweeping the medals in the PT2 class in triathlon's Paralympic debut. Grace Norman also won gold in the women's PT4 class.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Rio de Janeiro The Star-Spangled Banner Olympic Games Flag of the United States United States 2008 Summer Paralympics Paralympic Games 2016 Summer Olympics
Fort McHenry memorial observes Maryland's Defenders' Day, 9/11 victims
Under a giant, flapping American flag at Fort McHenry Sunday, War of 1812 re-enactors stood solemnly at attention as visitors took turns reading aloud the names of Marylanders who died during two separate attacks on U.S. soil. First were the names of the 45 soldiers killed in the Battle of Baltimore...
24 points by Baltimore Sun | The Star-Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key War of 1812 September 11 attacks Flag of the United States Fort McHenry Battle of Baltimore Baltimore
CU grad Allysa Seely wins bronze in paralympic traithalon
Before racing in the women's Paralympic triathlon Sunday, U.S. athletes Allysa Seely, Hailey Danisewicz and Melissa Stockwell talked about it being the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
50 points by The Denver Post | The Star-Spangled Banner Rio de Janeiro Flag of the United States United States Olympic Games 2008 Summer Paralympics Paralympic Games Iraq War
American women sweep in paratriathlon debut
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Before racing in the women's Paralympic triathlon Sunday, U.S. athletes Allysa Seely, Haley Danisewicz and Melissa Stockwell talked about it being the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. They had hopes of hearing the U.S. national anthem from the podium. They all did, ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Rio de Janeiro The Star-Spangled Banner Olympic Games Flag of the United States Associated Press United States 2008 Summer Paralympics Paralympic Games
Kansas Air Force pilot missing since 1965 to be buried
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - After Dean Klenda went missing in action during the Vietnam War, his sister worked relentlessly with the U.S. military for decades to keep a search going for his remains. When they finally called and told Deanna Klenda that Dean was coming home, she felt shock and ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Vietnam War Polka Flag of the United States F-105 Thunderchief Army Military Funeral Country music
Metro Detroiters mark somber day for U.S.
Ceremonies around region remember the tragic day on Sept. 11, 2001        
-1 points by The Detroit News | War on Terrorism September 11 attacks Al-Qaeda Flag of the United States United States Osama bin Laden Iraq War L. Brooks Patterson
‘Patriotism is always cool’: KISS uses concert to bash Kaepernick’s national anthem protest (VIDEO)
Despite once claiming “there’s only one nation and that’s KISS nation,” the iconic rock band has been pledging allegiance to the US mid-concert and speaking out against NFL player Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem. Read Full Article at RT.com
1747 points by Russia Today | The Star-Spangled Banner United States Gene Simmons Paul Stanley Pledge of Allegiance Flag of the United States President of the United States Kiss
15 years later, let's respect our flag: James Robbins
As the 9/11 anniversary approaches, attacking our national symbols is not productive. It gets attention, but the wrong kind.         
2492 points by Arizona Republic | The Star-Spangled Banner Flag of the United States Martin Luther King Jr. Attack September 11 attacks Attack! Nationalism American Airlines Flight 77
Campaign 2016 updates: Hillary Clinton calls some of Donald Trump's supporters 'deplorables'
Campaign 2016 updates: Hillary Clinton calls some of Donald Trump's supporters 'deplorables' Sept. 10, 2016, 3:10 a.m. Donald Trump is set to speak at the funeral of conservative activist Phyllis SchlaflyHillary Clinton on some Trump supporters: 'a basket of deplorables'Clinton talks about Trump's...
8 points by Los Angeles Times | Hillary Rodham Clinton John McCain Barack Obama Flag of the United States Presumptive nominee
Broncos LB Brandon Marshall challenges sanctity of national anthem citing third stanza
Initially, Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall had a different reason to kneel during the national anthem before Thursday night's season opener.
1682 points by The Denver Post | The Star-Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key John Stafford Smith Police National anthem God Save the Queen Police brutality Flag of the United States
Craig: 9/11 homeland heroes 'viewed as homeland enemies'
Patriot Day, which recognizes heroics after terror attacks on U.S., overshadowed by tensions over shootings of suspects        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Constable Police Police officer September 11 attacks Flag of the United States Kwame Kilpatrick Police brutality World Trade Center
Dignitaries lament loss of respect for cops since 9/11
Patriot Day, which recognizes heroics after terror attacks on U.S., overshadowed by tensions over shootings of suspects        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Constable Police Police officer September 11 attacks Flag of the United States Kwame Kilpatrick Police brutality World Trade Center