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Devin Pugh Files Federal Lawsuit Against NCAA: Latest Details, Reaction

Former Weber State Wildcats football player Devin Pugh has filed a federal lawsuit against the NCAA challenging the organization's transfer and scholarship rules, citing a breach of antitrust laws.<p>According to the Associated Press' Tom Coyne, Pugh alleged NCAA rules requiring student-athletes to …

Class Action

How to watch Rutgers vs. Michigan on TV or online, plus 3 things to know

Michigan hopes this game doesn't come down to the wire like its last two games.<p>Two weeks after a heartbreaking loss to Michigan State, No. 17 Michigan was on the other side of a heartbreaking result, hanging on with a goal line stand to beat Minnesota. That game was probably closer than it should …

Broncos vs. Colts picks and predictions: Experts unanimous in picking Denver

Experts think Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos will take down the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.<p>A matchup between the Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts was seen as one of the definite highlights of the season and a potential AFC Championship preview before the season got underway. Eight …

Russian plane crash: flight recorder captured 'sound of explosion'

The sound of an apparent explosion can be heard on the flight recorder of the Russian-operated plane that came down over the Sinai peninsula, killing all 224 people on board, adding to the evidence that a bomb was smuggled aboard, French media sources said on Friday.<p>Giving further credence to the …

Airplanes

Historic handshake marks meeting of China and Taiwan presidents

Breaking with nearly seven decades of estrangement, the presidents of mainland China and Taiwan sat down for talks here Saturday -- the first such encounter between leaders of the two sides since the Nationalist Party lost the Chinese civil war in 1949 and retreated to the island.<p>Chinese …

Why The Obama Administration Rejected The Keystone XL Pipeline

Nothing's coming down that pipe<p>Obama just called TransCanada's bluff. Flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry in the White House's Roosevelt Room, Obama officially announced the rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline.<p>In his remarks, Obama noted that the pipeline had …

Proposed lethal injection drugs once hailed as 'sleep cures'

A list of four new lethal injection drugs proposed by the state of California on Friday all belong to a class of medications that once promised an end to anxiety, sleeplessness and certain mental illnesses but are now routinely used to end the lives of both the guilty and the innocent.<p>The drugs — …

Monsanto to Mexico honey farmers: Our soya seeds not to blame for woes

CHICAGO/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Monsanto Co on Friday denied that plantings of its genetically modified soybeans have impacted bees, led to deforestation or caused damage to the honey production industry in two Mexican states.<p>Mexico's Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked a move to allow the planting …

Tamping Down Epilepsy With Electricity

Implanted stimulators act like a circuit breaker for the brain<p>By age 32, Sheri Finstad’s epileptic seizures had become unbearable. She frequently fell, injured herself, and got concussions. Her doctors tried neuro­surgery to better understand her condition, and a special diet and medication to …

Why A Neurotoxin Is Closing Crab Season In California

State officials have closed both recreational and commercial fishing for Dungeness and rock crab on the California coast north of Santa Barbara to the Oregon border, due to a large algae bloom that's making the crab unsafe for consumption.<p>The bloom, created by an organism called <i>Pseudo-nitzschia,</i> …

Biofuel

Step Inside The Stunning Mansion From "Scarface"

The sprawling 10.5 acre estate in Montecito, California just sold for $12.26 million.<p>True fans of the classic gangster film "Scarface" likely know this, but the rest of us may be surprised to learn that Tony Montana's opulent mansion is actually nowhere near Miami (where the movie was set). …

8 Things Real Estate Pros Would NEVER Do to Their Homes

When they decorate or remodel, they think like a potential buyer.<p>When they decorate or remodel, they think like a potential buyer.

Real Estate

Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Adele Song?

Earlier this week, we unveiled Adele's second <i>Rolling Stone</i> cover. In the story, the singer speaks candidly about her return and what took her so long …

Music

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …