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Dave Mirra AP

X Games Legend Dave Mirra Dead at 41

On Thursday, Dave Mirra, 41, the BMX freestyle rider who held the record for the most X Games medals in history until it was broken by Bob Burnquist in 2013, was found dead in an apparent suicide.

Roger Goodell

NFL Establishes ‘Rooney Rule’ for Women

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to burnish the image of his league by embracing feminism; promising an expansion of the 2003 “Rooney Rule” that required teams to consider minorities in their executive hiring to now include women.

Priest PATRICK SEMANSKY AP

LAPD Arrests Man for Impersonating Priest

On Tuesday, Erwin Mena, 59, was arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) for impersonating a Catholic priest–while allegedly swindling parishioners out of several thousands of dollars for years.

Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez Loves Tom Brady, Hates Bob Kraft

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, spending a life sentence in Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center for murder, penned a vicious letter to a female pen pal in which he lauded Patriots quarterback Tom Brady but ripped owner Robert Kraft.

left-rally

Occupy Wall Street Supports Bernie Sanders

Members of the Occupy Wall Street movement have surfaced in Iowa in support of “democratic socialist” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and his proposed “political revolution” in pursuit of the Democratic presidential nomination.

AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File

CA Considers “All-Gender” Bathroom Bill

A new bill proposed by Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) AB 1732, would force businesses, government buildings and other public venues to stop identifying single-use restrooms as either male or female and identify themselves as “all-gender” instead.

SFPD (Reuters / Stephen Lam)

SF Police Must Take Anti-Intolerance Pledge

In response to perceived intolerance in the ranks of San Francisco police officers, officers will be asked to take a pledge promising they will not tolerate racism, sexism, or homophobic behavior and will report any evidence of such among their fellow officers.

Mike Allen Politico Playbook MSNBC

Major Forces at Politico to Exit in 2016

By the end of 2016, Politico will be bereft of three of its guiding lights.  Jim VandeHei, the co-founder and CEO; Mike Allen, author of Politico Playbook; and Kim Kingsley, Politico’s COO, will all have left for greener pastures. Chief