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Plane With Americans Aboard Leaves Iran After Grounding

A charter flight was grounded in Iran with as many as 100 Americans on board Friday due to a "bureaucratic issue," according to the U.S. State Department. The Boeing 737, which routinely flies contractors from Afghanistan to Dubai, was delayed by three hours, but the airline did not refile a flight …

Ebola-Stricken Dr. Rick Sacra Arrives in United States for Treatment

The third American aid worker to contract Ebola in Africa landed in the United States on Friday and was on his way to a hospital isolation unit in Nebraska for treatment.<p>The aid worker, Dr. Rick Sacra, contracted the virus in Liberia, where he was volunteering as an obstetrician with a Christian …

'Gone With The Wind' exhibit opens in Austin

While public debate raged over who should play Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With the Wind," producer David O. Selznick was trying to figure out how to get the movie past Hollywood's morality censors by tamping down the novel's racist overtones while portraying the South in the Civil …

U.S. Coast Guard, Jamaica call off search for plane wreckage

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Jamaica Defence Force suspended their searches Sunday for signs of a prominent New York couple whose plane crashed in the Caribbean Sea north of Jamaica.<p>"The Coast Guard suspends a search and rescue case with extremely great care and deliberation," Capt. Todd M. …

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2015 NFL Draft: SEC has good talent even in down year

After producing the top two picks in this year's draft, college football's best conference is relatively short on pro prospects.<p>Prepare yourself to read something recorded for the first time ever in human history. A phrase so shocking it may be best if you sign off on a waiver in the comments …

Severe penalties for domestic violence

NEW YORK -- The NFL is immediately implementing a sweeping domestic violence initiative under its personal conduct policy that calls for a six-game …

17 games you can't miss during the 2014 NFL season

<i>Only have the time to watch NFL game per week? Here are suggestions for the 17 you might want to schedule for your precious couch time:</i><p><b>Week 1: Packers at Seahawks, Sept. 4:</b> Season opener. Fail Mary flashback. NFC Championship Game preview? Delicious.<p><b>Week 2: Bears at 49ers, Sept. 14:</b> Levi's Stadium …