Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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NCAA to let student-athletes cash in

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/30/19, 12:43 pm

After fighting for years to keep college athletes from profiting from their fame, the NCAA is changing the rules of the game. The Board of Governors of the national governing body for college sports said on Tuesday it would allow student-athletes to earn money from the use of their names, images, and likenesses, opening the door to lucrative sponsorship deals for the biggest stars of college sports.

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Trump introduces hero who cornered ISIS leader

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/29/19, 10:21 am

The U.S. soldier who chased terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi until the moment of his death was a military canine.

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EU tells U.K. to take more time on Brexit

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/28/19, 10:54 am

The European Union extended the Brexit deadline by three months over the protest of U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Johnson proposed a deal he said would work in time for the previous deadline, which the EU had set for Thursday, but Parliament refused to ratify it. Without support from legislators or the EU, the timeline is out of Johnson’s hands at this point. But he hopes he can win approval for new elections on Dec. 12 that would help him build more support for Brexit in Parliament.

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