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(Barcelona, Spain) -- USA Basketball is headed to the gold medal game of the FIBA World Cup. Team USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski says Kyrie Irving played a major role in their 96-68 win over Lithuania in Thursday's semifinal in Spain. The U.S. will play either France or Serbia...
(Chardon, OH) -- Chardon, Ohio schools will remain closed today despite the capture of convicted high school gunman T.J. Lane. Superintendent Michael Hanlon closed the schools as a safety precaution when Lane escaped from prison last night, but will keep them closed to help...
(Pretoria) -- South African sprinter Oscar PIstorius could be headed to prison for culpable homicide. That is how a judge ruled this morning in the high-profile case against Pistorius for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The judge said yesterday the state...
(Damascus) -- Syria is warning against foreign intervention after President Obama said the U.S. is ready to begin airstrikes against ISIS militants there. A Syrian government minister said yesterday the airstrikes would be "an act of aggression" without prior approval from...
(Omaha, NE) -- An American doctor who contracted Ebola is doing better after receiving a blood transfusion from another doctor who recovered from the often deadly virus. Doctor Kent Brantly, who was treated and cured in an Atlanta hospital last month, donated his blood to Dr...
(New York, NY) -- The Catholic League won't be participating in New York's next St. Patrick's Day Parade. The organization is protesting that parade organizers will allow gays to march under their own banner. President Bill Donohue says he was double-crossed by organizers who...
(Canandaigua, NY) -- The investigation into the death of race car driver Kevin Ward Jr. is complete. The Ontario County Sheriff's office says evidence has been submitted to the District Attorney's Office for review. A statement on recommended actions in the case is expected late...
(Bridgeport, CT) -- A four-alarm fire is still burning through a roofing company and perfume recycling factory in Bridgeport. Mayor Bill Finch says it produced fragrant fireballs that exploded like bombs in the sky. The buildings have been reduced to rubble and about 400 people...
(Undated) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell may have known back in June that Ray Rice punched his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City casino elevator. ESPN's "Outside the Lines" cites a source as saying that Rice told Goodell on June 16th that he hit Janay Palmer in the face and...