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Cuban Athletes To Be Allowed To Sign Contracts To Compete In Foreign Leagues

Cuba announced Friday that its athletes will be allowed to sign contracts to compete in foreign leagues, a shift from decades of policy that held professional sports to be anathema to socialist ideals.

09/27/2013

Travis Frederick (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

4 NFL Linemen To Promote Moistened Toilet Paper For Men

There are endorsements, and then there’s this. Four NFL linemen are helping to promote moistened toilet paper for men, the New York Post reported. The product is called “One Wipe Charlies.”

09/17/2013

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Children Of FDNY Firefighters Want Loophole Closed

The children of firefighters killed on 9/11 get a bump in points on the fire department’s list, but the children of those who died from 9/11-related illnesses do not.

07/31/2013

Mourners embrace at the family's wake. (Credit: CBS 2)

Carmel Family Killed In Tragic Fire Remembered At Funeral

Hundreds of mourners were on hand on Saturday morning to lay four family members killed earlier this week in a vicious fire in Putnam County to rest. The funeral started at 9 a.m. at St. James the Apostle church in Carmel.

05/05/2012