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Lt. Gov. Winsome Earle-Sears has become a political lightning rod after calling out Richmond leaders, including Mayor Levar Stoney — a potenti…

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The Iron Sheik, a former pro wrestler who played a burly, bombastic villain in 1980s battles with some of the sport's biggest stars, has died at age 81. The WWE posted an article confirming the death of the ex-wrestler and Twitter personality Wednesday. 

Online racist abuse of soccer players is prolific on social media platforms. It's the latest form of racism blighting the world's most popular sport. It's technology-fueled, visual, permanently intrusive, 24/7 and a haunting reminder of the 1980s-style monkey chants and banana throwing. Players and teams targeted by abuse are coming up with ways to raise awareness and reduce their exposure to offensive users. 

Montana has made an unprecedented move to become the first U.S. state to ban TikTok. But doubts have been raised over the decision's legal fou…

LONDON — The European Union is pushing online platforms like Google and Meta to step up the fight against false information by adding labels t…

The vicious, relentless and high-profile racist insults directed at Brazilian soccer player Vinícius Júnior underscore an entrenched and decades-old issue that refuses to go away in the world's most popular sport. It is a deeper societal problem that is manifested in soccer matches predominantly in Europe, but also all around the world, and has been amplified by the reach of social media. Federations have been slow and, in some cases unwilling, to use powers to sanction teams for the racist behavior of their fans. Players past and present worry racism is just an accepted part of soccer. Experts say more education and stronger punishments are required to combat racism.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: While I understand the desire to protect user data and ensure that foreign actors cannot gain access to Americans’ sensitive information, a TikTok ban is the wrong way to go about it.

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