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Blue Jackets have a building block duo in Saad and Johansen

Cory Schneider's 33 saves lift Devils over Blue Jackets 2-0<p>Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen sees newly acquired winger Brandon …

Germany and U.S. will clash in matchup of world's best women's teams

On paper, Tuesday's<p>World Cupshowdown between Germany and the U.S. is a classic matchup between the two best teams in the world — one an unstoppable force, the other an immovable object.<p>Consider their histories:<p>— They are the only two countries to win multiple<p>Women's World Cuptitles.<p>— Germany has …

There are 3 ways people get rich, but only one way they hold on to their wealth

Rich people, he says, have a lot of money. Wealthy people have the security that comes with knowing how to manage however much money they do have so that they'll still have money tomorrow.<p>Sullivan, who is also the New York Times Wealth Matters columnist, characterizes wealthy spenders into three …

Ohio State Football Recruiting: Top Commits, Targets to Watch at The Opening

Five Ohio State Buckeyes commits and a number of head coach Urban Meyer's top prospects are set to make their way to Beaverton, Oregon, for The Opening Finals next week.<p>The event, which showcases the nation's best high school prospects, will take place from July 5 to July 10, and the Buckeyes and …

College Football

NY Gov. Cuomo: Captured convict 'critical but stable'

MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — The escaped murderer who was shot by a state trooper near the Canadian border is in "critical but stable" condition at an Albany …

SC lawmakers overwhelmingly vote to debate Confederate flag

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to consider removing the Confederate flag from their Statehouse grounds …

Islamic State operative suspected in Benghazi attack killed in U.S. airstrike, Pentagon says

An Islamic State operative suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, has been killed in a U.S. airstrike in Iraq, the Pentagon said Monday.<p>Ali Awni al-Harzi "operated closely with multiple ISIL-associated extremists throughout North Africa and …

LeBron James, Cavaliers optimistic extra day of rest will provide fresher legs entering Game 5 of NBA Finals

New York convicts may have rehearsed their escape route at night, DA says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two murderers meticulously planned their New York state prison break, possibly sneaking out of their cells under the cover of darkness to rehearse their escape in tunnels, authorities said.<p>Richard Matt and David Sweat planned to drive seven hours in the night to a predetermined location, …

AJ McCarron impressing Bengals' teammates in OTAs - CBSSports.com

Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron has looked much improved over last season in OTAs, and he appears to have pulled far ahead in the battle for the …

Football (U.S.)

LeBron Not Getting Calls? NBA Finals Game 2 Court Call With Ronnie Nunn

Winning repeat championships is hard, but Ohio State has an excellent chance

The reigning champion often enters as the favorite, but the Buckeyes are even more stocked than the average reigning champion. Now let's see what happens.<p><i>Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here.</i><p>1. Perceptions change quickly<p>The numbers get plenty of things wrong. Small sample sizes …

SAT Scores in Question After Misprint in Instruction Booklet

Some students had extra time to complete a section<p>By<p>Melissa Korn<p>Melissa Korn<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@melissakorn<p>melissashirakorn<p>Google+<p>Melissa.Korn@wsj.com<p>Some students taking the SAT college-entrance exam Saturday had extra time to complete a section of the test because of a misprint in an …

College & University

Malaysia official blames nude tourists for deadly quake

<b>Seismologists say it is hard to predict earthquakes, but a senior official in the Malaysian state of Sabah claims he had a premonition that "something was not well" a day before the earth shook beneath Mount Kinabalu.</b><p>Friday's 6.0-magnitude quake near one of South East Asia's highest peaks on Borneo …

U.S. quietly starts channeling arms from $1.6 billion fund to Iraq

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has quietly started delivering promised arms for Iraqi soldiers from a $1.6 billion fund approved by Congress last year, officials said, following mounting Iraqi frustration over the pace of coalition assistance.<p>A member from the Iraqi security forces guards …

NBA Finals 2015: Early Odds and Schedule for Cavaliers vs. Warriors

LeBron James, a four-time most valuable player award winner, will lead his Cleveland Cavaliers into competition with newly crowned MVP Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors in the 2015 NBA Finals. It's a battle between two franchises that have spent more time as league doormats than …

Basketball

Dalai Lama urges Suu Kyi to speak out on Burma's persecuted Rohingya people

The Dalai Lama has urged fellow Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to do more to help Burma’s persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority in a worsening migration crisis.<p>Despite thousands of Rohingya fleeing on harrowing boat journeys to south-east Asia to escape poverty and discriminatory treatment by …

Asia

No exit: For female jihadis, Syria is one-way journey

PARIS (AP) — When three British schoolgirls trundled across the Syrian border; when a pregnant 14-year-old ran away from her Alpine home for the …

Children among more than 90 Syrians 'executed' by ISIS, group says

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 90 people -- including at least 11 children -- have been "executed" by ISIS fighters in the Syrian city of Palmyra in the last seven days, the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told CNN Sunday.<p>Many of the people killed were family members of Syrian regime forces or …

Texas and Oklahoma: 3 dead after record rains unleash dangerous flooding

<i>Are you affected by the flooding? Please share your images with CNN iReport</i> if you can do so safely.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Flooding from record-setting rains in Texas and Oklahoma swept away hundreds of homes and left at least three people dead.<p>"We do have whole streets that have maybe one or two houses left on …

The Latest in Cleveland: Holiday arraignments for protesters

11:50 p.m.<p>Protesters who were arrested after the acquittal of patrolman Michael Brelo will be arraigned on Monday, despite the Memorial Day …

North Korea 'executes defence chief' using anti-aircraft guns

Kim Jong-un reportedly angered after Hyon Yong-chol dozed off during a military event as he continues his ruthless purge<p>North Korea has executed the head of its military on charges of treason, according to South Korea's intelligence agency.<p>The sentence was carried out on Hyon Yong-chol at a …

North Korea

Investigators: Train in deadly wreck was speeding 106 mph

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people, was hurtling at 106 mph before it ran off the rails …

Guna Yala: The indigenous people beyond Panama's tourist paradise

Guna Yala<p>The indigenous people beyond Panama's tourist paradise<p>Guna Yala<p>The indigenous people beyond Panama's tourist paradise<p>As if on cue, the two …

Sea Level

The Latest on Nepal: 109 foreigners still missing; 57 died

09:20 p.m. (1535 GMT)<p>Nepal's Tourist Police say 109 foreigners are still unaccounted for, including 12 Russians and nine Americans.<p>A total of 57 have …

4,500 Migrants Rescued at Sea, Operations Ongoing: Italy

ROME — Nearly 4,500 migrants were plucked from boats off the coast of Libya over the weekend and 10 bodies were recovered, Italy's coast guard and navy said, in what looked to be the biggest rescue mission of its kind so far this year.<p>Two weeks after nearly 900 boat people drowned in the worst …

Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of …

2016 NFL mock draft: Ohio State taking over

This year's draft just ended, so what better time to take a sneak peek to next year?<p>Last year’s way-too-early 2015 mock that came out immediately after the draft was dubbed the Year of the Seminoles. If we are to affix a team to the 2016 NFL Draft, it’s the Ohio State Buckeyes.<p>Leading the way is …

You've Been Warned: LeBron James Has the Cavs Marching Toward an NBA Title

The Cleveland Cavaliers have embodied the meaning of hustle. Flash back to last summer, when LeBron James' return gave Cavaliers fans a season to look forward to. Yet the reality looked much different when the Cavs struggled to find a rhythm and had an even harder time keeping team morale in …

Basketball