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Students at a summer reading academy at Buchanan elementary school work in the computer lab at the school in Oklahoma City, Monday, July 21, 2014. The Oklahoma Supreme Court has confirmed the Legislature was well within its authority to repeal a set of education standards in math and English known as Common Core. But what’s still uncertain is whether reverting back to the old academic standards will put Oklahoma students at a disadvantage when competing against those in more than 40 other states who are moving ahead with the more advanced and rigorous new ones developed under Common Core.(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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A combat rifle is a military service rifle that fires a full-power rifle cartridge, a mainstay of every modern army in the world. See the best combat rifles ever made.

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LeBron James' 'I can't breathe' T-shirt the latest display of politics on the playing field

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James on Monday night during pregame warmups wore an “I can’t breathe” T-shirt, referring to Eric Garner, who died after a New York police officer placed him in a chokehold during an arrest for selling loose cigarettes. The shirt, one of several featuring the slogan that have been seen around the league in recent days after a grand jury declined to indict the officer last week, is just one in a long history of political statements made by athletes on the playing field. Here are some others.