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Rosters That Could Still Undergo Major Makeovers Before 2013-14 NBA Season

It's almost over, but not quite.<p>NBA free agency is winding down. Most of the big names are off the market, teams have their rookies in place, and we've already seen a number of trades that will help shift the balance of power in the coming season.<p>Still, the offseason isn't over.<p>What's left of the …

Report: Pistons want Rondo but would have to trade Drummond

The Detroit Pistons reportedly want to acquire Rajon Rondo, but won't give up Andre Drummond to do it.<p>The <i>Boston Globe</i> reports the Pistons want to …

Dwight Howard's 'New Beginning' with Rockets Will Just Be More of the Same

Joining the Houston Rockets gives Dwight Howard a new beginning, but not one that necessarily guarantees an unfamiliar ending.<p>Once officially introduced as a member of the Rockets, Howard spoke of change and a fresh start.<p>"It means a lot to me just to have a fresh start and have an opportunity to …

Family Of Man Who Set Himself On Fire Says Act Wasn't Political

Officials have identified the man who died after setting fire to himself last week on the National Mall as John Constantino, 64, of Mount Laurel, N.J.<p>Constantino poured gasoline on his body and ignited it Friday afternoon while sitting on the mall. Passersby used their clothing to try to put out …

Hornetgeddon! Authorities swat deadly swarm of giant bugs

ANKANG, SHAANXI PROVINCE, China – A winged menace has killed 42 people and injured at least 1,600 since July, striking fear across this heavily industrialized area of central China.<p>Now local officials in Shaanxi province are declaring an uneasy stalemate with the virulent population of Asian …