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Minnesota governor says Vikings' Peterson should be sidelined

The Minnesota Vikings should sideline running back Adrian Peterson until his child abuse case works its...

Scottish opponents of independence slightly ahead: polls

Scottish supporters of staying in the United Kingdom are 4 percentage points ahead of secessionists with just a day to go before Scots vote in an...

Boeing, SpaceX to send astronauts to space station

NASA awarded multi‑billion‑dollar contracts to Boeing and SpaceX on Tuesday to build America's next spacecraft for carrying astronauts to...

Gaza mortar fired on Israel for first time since truce: army

Palestinians fired a mortar round into southern Israel Tuesday in the first attack since an August 26 ceasefire, without causing any casualties, the...

Daredevil to tightrope walk over Chicago River

Daredevil Nik Wallenda said Tuesday that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high‑rise building to another over the...

US general refuses to rule out larger ground role in Iraq

The most senior U. S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that U. S. troops might need to take on a larger ground role as they fend off...

Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL

The NFL players' union has appealed the league's indefinite suspension of Ray Rice.

UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

The number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that the outbreak will...

Northern California wildfire devastates town

Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.