WMOT http://wmot.org en USC's Josh Shaw Suspended For Making Up Heroic Tale http://wmot.org/post/uscs-josh-shaw-suspended-making-heroic-tale The University of Southern California has suspended cornerback Josh Shaw after he admitted to fabricating a heroic tale that explained his sprained ankle.<p><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/news/uscs-josh-shaw-lied-about-rescue-story/">CBS News reports</a>:<p><blockquote><p>Shaw has been suspended indefinitely from all of the Trojans' team activities after acknowledging his heroic tale was "a complete fabrication," the school announced in a statement Wednesday.<p>"The school didn't explain how Shaw actually was injured, but USC officials say they regret posting a story on their website Monday l Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:09:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 42805 at http://wmot.org USC's Josh Shaw Suspended For Making Up Heroic Tale Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His Country http://wmot.org/post/ukrainian-president-says-russian-troops-have-entered-his-country <a href="http://www.president.gov.ua/en/news/31102.html">Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says</a> Russian troops entered his country on Thursday.<p>Poroshenko said he was canceling a trip to Turkey and he was asking the United Nations Security Council to meet to provide an assessment of the "sharp aggravation of the situation in Ukraine."<p><a href="http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/28/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/">Another Ukrainian official told CNN</a> that the movement of Russian troops amounted to a "full-scale invasion."<p>Geoffrey Pyatt, the U.S. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:26:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 42803 at http://wmot.org Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His Country Telling Crimea's Story Through Children's Books http://wmot.org/post/telling-crimeas-story-through-childrens-books Understanding all the players, alliances and political stakes in the rapidly shifting crisis in Ukraine can be challenging for anyone unfamiliar with Eastern Europe and its history. And it doesn't get any simpler when you step back a century or two — which is why Lily Hyde's stories blending history, myth and geopolitics are grabbing the attention of readers, reporters and activists alike.<p>We all want to believe in fairy tales. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:02:00 +0000 Lorena O'Neil 42804 at http://wmot.org Telling Crimea's Story Through Children's Books Former Border Protection Insider Alleges Corruption, Distortion In Agency http://wmot.org/post/former-border-protection-insider-alleges-corruption-distortion-agency Two months ago, James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for U.S. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:47:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 42798 at http://wmot.org Former Border Protection Insider Alleges Corruption, Distortion In Agency An Icy Solution To The Mystery Of The Slithering Stones http://wmot.org/post/icy-solution-mystery-slithering-stones A century ago, miners working in California's Death Valley reported seeing boulders on the desert floor with long trails behind them — as if the stones had been pushed across the sand. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:46:00 +0000 Christopher Joyce 42799 at http://wmot.org An Icy Solution To The Mystery Of The Slithering Stones