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Quade Cooper wants Wallabies No. 10 jersey back as he eyes Rugby World Cup redemption

THREE years ago Quade Cooper was dubbed “Public Enemy Number 1” at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. He is now looking forward to another tilt at …

Nets win in OT, snap Spurs' 8-game winning streak

NEW YORK -- Gregg Popovich couldn't stomach what he was seeing from his starters, particularly Tony Parker.<p>He could've used an effort like the …

Leadership Tries To Calm Angry Democrats With Post-2014 Strategy

After the dismal 2014 elections, House Democrats are anxious, critical of the leadership, and wondering if it’s time for a message overhaul. Leadership has plans in the works.<p>WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, House Democrats streamed out of their weekly caucus meeting slightly more upbeat than they'd been …

Chimpanzees are not people, New York court decides

A chimpanzee is not a legal person, a New York appeals court has decided, saying that no matter how great apes are, they cannot give back to society in a way that merits human rights.<p>Rejecting an animal rights group’s bid to expand the definition of “legal person” to chimpanzees, a five-judge panel …

California storms trigger mudslides, flooding, dozens of rescues

Dozen of people had to be rescued in southern California after strong storms brought mudslides and flooding to the San Diego area.<p>The incidents come …

Navy revokes honorary title given to Cosby

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy is revoking Bill Cosby's title of honorary chief petty officer, saying allegations of sexual abuse made against the comedian are serious and conflict with the Navy's core values.<p>Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Master Chief Petty Officer Michael Stevens made the announcement …

Justice: Cleveland police use excessive force

<b>(CNN) —</b> A sign you'd expect to see in a war zone, hanging at a police station. Two unarmed civilians shot more than 20 times after a high-speed chase. A man in the middle of a medical emergency, jolted with a Taser while strapped to a gurney.<p>These are alarming examples, federal investigators say, …