Brian McLawhorn

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Deadly Storm to Produce Another Round of Snow, Sleet

A brutal winter storm – now blamed for 18 deaths – will deliver one last blow of snow and sleet before warmer air moves in Friday, forecasters say.<p>The nearly weeklong storm took a big toll from Texas to New England, producing a messy mix of ice-slicked roads, power outages and whiteout conditions …

Weather

John Podesta, key player in administration’s regulation drive, also helped UN develop radical new global agenda

John Podesta, the former Clinton Administration chief of staff who is spearheading President Barack Obama’s aggressive strategy of government-by-regulation, has also been helping United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon with an even more ambitious job: setting the stage to radically transform …

Steelers hire former LB Joey Porter as defensive assistant coach

Joey Porter spent 13 years as an NFL player. Now, he'll be an assistant coach.<p>After a 13-year career in which he recorded 98 sacks and made four Pro …

NFL

Team stability a priority for Stanton before extension

MIAMI -- Signing a $6.5 million contract for 2014 gave Giancarlo Stanton some financial and personal security. But before the 24-year-old slugger …

Baseball

Browns name Ray Farmer new GM

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns stunned their fans and the NFL on Tuesday by sweeping out the front-office structure that owner Jimmy Haslam set …

Football (U.S.)

18 North Carolina hospital patients potentially exposed to rare brain disease

Nearly 20 patients at a North Carolina hospital may have been exposed to a rare and fatal neurological disease while undergoing surgery with surgical equipment that had not been properly sterilized, officials at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center said Monday.<p>Jeff Lindsay, president of the …

White House Failed to Protect Benghazi Mission, House Report Concludes

Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee blame the White House for failing to provide sufficient security to defend a U.S. outpost in …

Holder Calls For Restoring Felons' Voting Rights

Attorney General Eric Holder called on 11 states to repeal "counterproductive" laws that bar convicted felons from "the single most basic right of American citizenship-the right to vote."<p>In a speech Tuesday at Georgetown University law school, Holder used his bully pulpit to note that 5.8 million …

Algeria Military Transport Plane Crash Kills at Least 99

ALGIERS, Algeria - A military transport plane crashed in Algeria on Tuesday killing at least 99 people, government officials said.<p>The C-130 Hercules aircraft came down in bad weather near Oum El Bouaghi, a mountainous region in the northeast of the country about 230 miles east of the capital, …

Airplanes

Obama: Syria Is 'Crumbling'

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that Syria is “crumbling” and that addressing the conflict in the region is "one of our highest national security priorities."<p>“We still have a horrendous situation on the ground in Syria,” he said during a joint press conference with French President Francois …

Middle East