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The week in 33 photos
What a shot! 27 sports photos
National parks free this weekend
Looking for something free to do this weekend? Check out a national park.
Loving Chicago, despite it all
Despite its long list of wrongs, Chicago's residents say there's still a lot that's right with the city.
Americans wary of futuristic tech
Americans are generally excited about the new technology they expect to see in their lifetimes. But when confronted with some advances that already appear possible -- from skies filled with drones to meat made in a lab -- they get nervous.
'Modest hope' to slow warming
Keeping global warming down to a level people can live with means cutting carbon emissions to "near zero" by the end of the century, even in an increasingly industrialized world, the top U.N. experts on the issue reported Sunday.
Asian pollution could impact weather
A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean. Researchers further speculate that this could be driving freak winter weather in North America.
'Common sense' vs. the NRA
Michael Bloomberg and Shannon Watts say almost all Americans are ready for sensible gun laws, but politicians are cowed by the NRA. Everytown for Gun Safety will challenge the gun lobby and prove the politicians wrong.
Thousands 'age out' of foster care
Rita Soronen: About 24,000 children each year turn 18 and are "aged out" of foster care; most of them put out alone into the world without a lifeline.
Google Glass: A wearable revolution
Google Glass is crazy fun, but don't worry if you missed your chance to buy a pair on Tuesday, when it went on sale to the public for $1,500.
Hate-filled violence threatens all
Mark Levin, a rabbi in Overland Park, says hate-stoked violence touched his Jewish community but plagues many groups in the U.S. Friends and clergy of all faiths share outrage over the attack.
How Paul Ryan's budget fails
The House recently approved the budget designed by Rep. Paul Ryan, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
Philly journalist backed little guy
Elmer Smith remembers Chuck Stone, the legendary journalist from Philadelphia who was known as a thorn in the side of police and an advocate for the little guy
If government guaranteed income
David Wheeler says as middle-class careers continue to disappear, we need a monthly cash payment to everyone
Democrats, show spine on taxes
Julian Zelizer says Democrats need to advocate for a progressive tax system to fight inequality and fund valuable government programs
Bubba wins second Masters in three years
Bubba Watson won the Masters for the second time in three years on Sunday, beating Jordan Spieth and Jonas Blixt by three shots.
Nets claim opener as D-Will has 24
Williams scores 24 as Nets beat Raptors 94-87
Raptors GM Ujiri shouts expletive at Nets
Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri shouted "F--- Brooklyn!" at a fan rally outside Air Canada Centre prior to Game 1 of his team's first-round Eastern Conference playoff series Saturday against the Brooklyn Nets.
Nationals' Harper benched for 'lack of hustle'
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was benched for lack of hustle Saturday against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Sources: Salary cap projected to rise $5M
The NBA has informed teams that it is projecting a rise in the salary cap of nearly $5 million for next season, according to sources.
Source: Manziel will work out for Browns
Johnny Manziel will work out for Cleveland Browns officials Saturday in College Station, Texas, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Calathes mounting defense, calls ban unfair
Suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes is mounting a defense against a 20-game suspension handed down Friday for violation of the NBA's drug policy, citing it as unfair.
76ers owner terms 19-win season 'success'
Billions of dollars couldn't console Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris this season.
Federer routs Djokovic in Monte Carlo semis
Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the Monte Carlo Masters final after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday to set up a possible all-Swiss decider against Roger Federer.
Hamels slated to make season debut in L.A.
Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels is expected to make his season debut Wednesday in Los Angeles against the Dodgers.
Saban: Talks with Peyton, Gase not together
Nick Saban visited with Peyton Manning at the Alabama football offices early last week. Saban also spent time with Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase on the same day and in the same location. But don't connect the dots any further, Saban says.
Sources: Woodson 'bracing' for the worst
While it is widely believed that the New York Knicks have already made the decision to move on from coach Mike Woodson, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard that nothing will be announced this weekend.
Wings' Datsyuk sends top-seeded Bruins to loss
Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard's best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night.
Quenneville fined $25,000 for Game 1 actions
The league has fined Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville $25,000 for inappropriate conduct during Thursday's first-round playoff game against the St. Louis Blues.
Source: 49ers likely to pass on Smith option
The San Francisco 49ers are not expected to pick up the 2015 fifth-year option on linebacker/defensive end Aldon Smith's contract, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.