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Junketeers, Two-Timers, Clients or Naifs?

Paula Gordon | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics
Paula Gordon

22 Democratic and 36 Republican members of Congress spent a full week of the August recess in Israel rather than among the constituents they were elected to serve.

Streaking (at Home) for the Stanley Cup

Kevin Kniffin | Posted 06.03.2015 | Science
Kevin Kniffin

Who's going to be hotter -- the Tampa Bay Lightning or the Chicago Blackhawks? Streakiness is one of the concepts -- like clutchness, choking, and luck -- that we often use to make sense of a multi-game series like the Stanley Cup Finals.

Jordan Schultz

Jeff Teague Has To Be Great For Hawks To Beat Cavs | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.22.2015 | Sports

Jeff Teague was named to his first NBA All-Star team this year. He earned it: The 26-year-old point guard averaged 16 points and 7 assists in the regu...

Zach Carter

Here's Why Republicans Love Tom Cotton's Letter To Iran | Zach Carter | Posted 03.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- What's remarkable about the debacle over Sen. Tom Cotton's (R-Ark.) letter to Iran isn't his hard-line policy stance, the unorthodox pol...

The Multi-Ring Republican Nomination Circus

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The sheer size of the Republican field, even at this early date, is downright astonishing. By some calculations, there are over two dozen valid possibilities for the Republican nomination.

Mike Budenholzer Transforming Hawks Into NBA Title Contenders

Dan Karpuc | Posted 03.23.2015 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

By watching two minutes of a Hawks game, it's evident that this team is completely cohesive on both ends of the court, they genuinely play team basketball, and they enjoy playing together. All these factors make the team especially dangerous, considering they're playing in a weak Eastern Conference.

Hawks Demand More Military Spending Than During Cold War: Stop Squandering 'Defense' Dollars on Other Nations

Doug Bandow | Posted 12.29.2014 | Politics
Doug Bandow

America does not spend too little on the military. Rather, Washington attempts to do too much with the amount that it spends on the military. America's policy of promiscuous foreign intervention would be foolish even if it was not costly. But it is both.

Hawk Attacks A Quadcopter Drone, Wins In Terrifying Fashion

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.10.2014 | Weird News

When Christopher Schmidt took his quadcopter drone to Magazine Beach Park in Massachusetts, his camera was greeted by an unexpected visitor. And b...

NBA Team Disciplines General Manager Danny Ferry For Racist Comments

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 11.09.2014 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are sticking with general manager Danny Ferry even though the team's new majority owner wants him fired for raciall...

Former NBA All-Star Dies

AP | By CHARLES ODUM | Posted 06.11.2014 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — Dominique Wilkins hopes young fans take the time to learn about Lou Hudson. Wilkins says they'll discover "Sweet Lou" ...

WildCare Heals a Gunshot Red-tailed Hawk

Alison Hermance | Posted 02.20.2014 | Green
Alison Hermance

This Red-tailed Hawk arrived as a patient with a shattered left leg from a gunshot.

Hall Of Fame Center Dies

AP | Posted 11.03.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA -- ATLANTA (AP) — Walt Bellamy, the Hall of Fame center who averaged 20.1 points and 13.7 rebounds in 14 seasons in the NBA, died Saturday. ...

New Jersey Man Accused Of Shooting Protected Hawks

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green

NEWARK, N.J. — For nearly three years, dozens of dead and wounded raptors fell into yards in Somers Point, N.J., some with bloodied beaks, other...

Hawks Draft Larkin With No. 18 Pick

AP | Posted 06.28.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have selected Miami point guard Shane Larkin with the 18th overall pick in the NBA draft, one spot after selecting ...

Hawks Ready To Take Next Step

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are ready to take another important step in their rebuilding process. General manager Danny Ferry ha...

Pacers Finish Off Hawks

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 07.03.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA — The Indiana Pacers packed for an extended trip. Good call....

Pacers Bounce Back In Game 5

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 07.01.2013 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — David West scored 24 points and Paul George had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead Indiana past Atlanta 106-83 on Wednesday night,...

A Major Threat To Birds Of Prey?

Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: When you're a bird of prey, height is to your advantage. Perching in a high tree or on top of a building a...

Pacers Eager For Postseason

AP | By MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 06.18.2013 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers can finally focus on what everybody else has been talking about all season — winning playoff games. ...

Hawk Cam Catches Baby Bird Birth!

| Posted 04.13.2013 | New York

By Jesse Lent, DNAinfo WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK — A baby hawk was born at NYU on Friday, in its nest outside college President John Sexton's 12th f...

Lakers Back To Even

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.03.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant drove past Josh Smith and rose up with the athleticism of a player half his age, throwing down an arena-rocking, one-handed...

Hawks Suspend Top Scorer Josh Smith

AP | By CHARLES ODUM | Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks suspended top-scorer Josh Smith for Wednesday night's home game against the Brooklyn Nets for "conduct detrimental ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 03.17.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Lance Armstrong reportedly tells Oprah Winfrey that he used performance enhancing drugs.

Hawks Halt Four-Game Skid At Home With Win Over Nuggets

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Josh Smith's steal, jam and free throw with 31 seconds remaining extended Atlanta's lead and the Hawks held on to beat the Denver Nuggets 1...

The Art of Living: Falconry

Kate Moulene | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Kate Moulene

Falconers are interested in the magic that is derived for a brief moment when a mere mortal is permitted to join forces with nature's most adept, feathered lightning bolt.