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Derrick Rose aggressive in return

INDIANAPOLIS -- Chicago Bulls star point guard Derrick Rose returned to the court Saturday night after missing the past 17 months while recovering …

Cubs interested in Joe Girardi

Brian Cashman's meeting with Joe Girardi's agent Wednesday comes at a time when the Chicago Cubs have serious interest in hiring the New York …

Democrats May Be Obstructionists Now, but They Have Good Reason

As part of a last-minute messaging ploy after the government shutdown began, House Speaker John Boehner announced that he would shift all …

Cubs fire manager Dale Sveum

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have fired manager Dale Sveum after finishing last in the NL Central for the first time in seven years.<p>The Cubs closed …

DOJ To Sue North Carolina Over Voter ID Law, Voting Restrictions

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will sue the state of North Carolina on Monday in an effort to block an array of voting restrictions passed by Republican officials this year, a source briefed on the Justice Department's plans told The Huffington Post.<p>The lawsuit, which will be filed on …

How a government shutdown would hit the poorest

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>While “essential” programs protected, a shutdown could have serious consequences for the poor… like the GOP cares<p>Natasha Lennard<p>September 30, 2013 2:28pm (UTC)<p>When and if the looming government shutdown comes to pass -- for which only bull-headed GOP ideologues can be blamed -- much …

Earl Campbell: Mack Brown must go

Earl Campbell used the power in his legs to become one of the most prolific running backs in the college game and the NFL in the 1970s and '80s.<p>The …

Republicans Aren’t Hostage Takers, They’re Political Terrorists

Back in the late 1970s, Richard Pryor had a routine where he gave a rundown on the various factions he’d encountered inside prison. There were the …

Pat Haden: Lane Kiffin 'battled me'

USC athletic director Pat Haden intends to keep his search for the Trojans' next coach very private over the coming weeks.<p>"You can't forget your …

College Football

Report: Vince Wilfork tears Achilles

ATLANTA -- New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork has a torn right Achilles tendon and almost certainly is out for the season, the …

Battlefield vs Call of Duty Rap Battle!

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UN Security Council approves resolution on Syria's chemical weapons

Sealing an unlikely diplomatic alliance between the United States and Russia, The United Nations Security Council on Friday voted unanimously to …

End Days for the GOP

Watching the GOP convulse these last few days, I sense that we just might finally be on the cusp of an important and long-awaited moment. Up until …

NSA Admits Workers Used Spying Tools To Snoop On Exes

By Alina Selyukh<p>WASHINGTON, Sept 27 (Reuters) - At least a dozen U.S. National Security Agency employees have abused secret surveillance programs in the past decade, most often to spy on their significant others, according to the latest findings of the agency's internal watchdog.<p>In a letter to the …

Alarming IPCC Prognosis: 9°F Warming For U.S., Faster Sea Rise, More Extreme Weather, Permafrost Collapse

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) now says we are as certain that humans are dramatically changing the planet’s climate as we …

Obama Speaks On Call With Iranian President, Potential Government Shutdown

President Barack Obama spoke on foreign policy and the ongoing budget battle in Washington in remarks given from the White House on Friday.<p>Obama said he spoke with President Hassan Rouhani of Iran before his remarks Friday.<p>"The very fact that this was the first communication between an American and …

Obama Announces That He Spoke With Iranian President Hassan Rouhani By Phone

President Barack Obama said Friday that he spoke by telephone with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in what was the first communication between the leaders of the two countries since the Iranian Revolution in 1979.<p>The call came after U.S. officials said earlier this week that the two would not …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

NFL defenses adapt quickly to read-option offenses

The NFL's shock offensive scheme from a year ago is already becoming more difficult, as two of its biggest proponents are leading their teams in a different direction.<p>The read option turned heads last year with Robert Griffin III, Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson leading their teams to the …

What the GOP Doesn’t Understand About the Debt

The debt-limit drama is heating up. By mid-October, the U.S. government will run out of the legal authority to issue new debt. That means it won’t …

EA Sports settles suits, thousands of players eligible for money

Electronic Arts and Collegiate Licensing Co. will have to pay approximately 125,000 current and former players.<p>Electronic Arts Inc. and Collegiate …

Fox News Infuriates Latino Journalists With Insult Aimed At Kids

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists doesn’t think a recent Fox News segment was very fair and balanced.<p>NAHJ President Hugo Balta blasted the conservative news organization for mischaracterizing Latinos in a segment that referred to U.S. citizens with undocumented parents as “children …

Republicans Willing To Risk Debt Limit Disaster To Win Concessions

WASHINGTON -- Republicans know that holding the nation's debt limit hostage in a standoff with Democrats over spending carries major risks to the economy, but they say they will do it anyway.<p>With the fight over funding the government still evolving, the GOP-led House fastened on a new showdown …

Bears vs. Lions 2013, NFL picks Week 4: First place on the line in NFC North battle

Experts are split on who will win the Week 4 matchup between the top two teams in the NFC North.<p>The Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions are both coming off wins in Week 3, and when the two teams meet Sunday afternoon, first place in the NFC North will be on the line. NFL experts from around the country …

Conflicting Reports On Rob Van Dam's WWE Status, Backstage News On Dolph Ziggler's Future

– There are conflicting reports on the status of Rob Van Dam. PWInsider recently reported that RVD had 90-day blocks in his WWE contract where he …

49ers vs. Rams: Can Colin Kaepernick Get Back on Track Against St. Louis?

The San Francisco 49ers travel to face the St. Louis Rams Thursday night in their first meeting of the season. 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick is looking to get back on track against the Rams and prove that he is an elite quarterback after two straight poor performances.<p>Last year, the Rams and Niners …

Bud Selig Announces Retirement as MLB Commissioner

Bud Selig has been Major League Baseball's commissioner since 1992, but his term will come to an end following the 2014 season. The former owner of the Milwaukee Brewers officially announced his retirement Wednesday, according to the MLB Public Relations Twitter account:<p>Commissioner Selig formally …

Senate votes to avert government shutdown

The Senate will vote to move ahead with a bill to keep the government running through Nov. 15.<p>WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate voted 100-0 Wednesday to clear a key procedural hurdle toward passing a stopgap funding bill to avert a government shutdown in six days. The vote occurred after a dramatic …

Is Alabama Vs. LSU Now A Bigger Rivalry Than Michigan Vs. Ohio State?

The Michigan Wolverines vs. Ohio State Buckeyes has historically been ranked as the absolute best rivalry in college or professional sports, beating out the likes of North Carolina vs. Duke, Red Sox vs. Yankees, and even Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier. However, this year’s match-up between Big Ten …