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ESPN Hires Jessica Mendoza For 'Sunday Night Baseball'

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 1:43pm

Last summer, Mendoza became the network's first female analyst during an MLB broadcast. Now the former Olympic softball player will be joining the broadcast full time.

Al-Jazeera Will Shut Down Its American Network In April

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 1:37pm

Al-Jazeera America has been plagued by problems from its inception. The network never quite connected with American audiences, and internal tensions spilled onto the press.

Politics Podcast: Obama's Humblebrag, Regret And The Nastiness Of Politics

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 1:26pm

The politics team dissects President Obama's final State of the Union address, Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican address and what it all means for both parties.

Great Expectations: Dickens And The Powerball

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 1:18pm

Tonight's record $1.5 billion Powerball drawing may seem like a modern phenomenon, but this frenzy is nothing new — just ask Charles Dickens, who bemusedly observed the Naples lottery 150 years ago.

Illustrating Diet Advice Is Hard. Here's How USDA Has Tried To Do It

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 1:05pm

The USDA has been doling out nutrition advice since 1894. As the science changed, so did the government's efforts to visualize its best advice – sometimes, with amusing results to our modern eyes.

Lego Says It's Changing Its Policy After Ai Weiwei Controversy

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 1:04pm

The Danish company encountered a social-media backlash in October after refusing to sell bricks for a project by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.

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