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Legal issues to keep Peterson off the field

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved, the team said early Wednesday.

It's a reversal of…

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Adrian Peterson loses big Castrol endorsement deal

Adrian Peterson has lost one of his most significant endorsement deals over child abuse allegations.

"In light of recent events, Castrol has decided to end…

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Top 20 colleges with most billionaire alumni

In perhaps the most prestigious college ranking, a new report lists colleges and universities with most global billionaire graduates.

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General open to anti-ISIS U.S. ground troops

America's top military officer raised the specter Tuesday of U.S. troops in Iraq taking on a combat role to fight ISIS, a position that was quickly knocked…

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Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis'

Andrea Jaime was a student in Georgetown University's School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Yet before she could graduate and help others, she became a…

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Police hunt named suspect in trooper shooting

Authorities warned Tuesday that the man believed to be behind the ambush of two Pennsylvania State Police troopers is "armed and dangerous" and may not be…

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Richard III's bones reveal fatal blows

Richard III was the last English king to lose his life on the battlefield. Scientists who have been testing his remains -- found under a parking lot in the…

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NFL players' union files Ray Rice appeal

Ray Rice took the first step toward a possible return to the football field Tuesday evening when the NFL players' union announced it had filed an appeal of…

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Tony Stewart case goes to grand jury

The evidence gathered after Tony Stewart's race car struck and killed another driver who was walking on the track will be given soon to a grand jury, a…

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15 diseases doctors often get wrong

Sometimes, even doctors get it wrong. Find out which 15 diseases are notoriously difficult to diagnose.

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Timeline: Ray Rice assault case

The Baltimore Ravens cut running back Ray Rice from the team and the NFL suspended him from the league after video surfaced of him knocking out his then-fiancé, now-wife Janay Palmer in an Atlantic City elevator. Take a look at a timeline of events in Rice's assault case.

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Best places to live in 2015

Good schools? Affordability? Lots to do? These best places to live in 2015 have it all.

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Playboy's Top 10 party schools of 2014

Playboy magazine's annual list of party schools is out. Did your alma mater make the list?

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Colleges that bring in the highest paycheck

Graduates with bachelor's degrees from certain U.S. colleges earn some of the highest salaries in the country, according to Payscale. Find out which colleges will get you paid the most.


What to know: Enterovirus

A respiratory virus that has sickened hundreds of kids across the U.S. has parents across the country worried. Take a look at what you need to know about enteroviruses.


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Crest ingredient under fire

Dental professionals find little blue dots in patients’ mouths -- a type of plastic used in Crest toothpastes.

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Biker becomes anti-litter superhero

If you hate to see people litter, you may love this story of a biker who chases litterbugs and throws their trash back at them.

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NASA describes future of space travel

What will the future of U.S. space travel look like? NASA awards a big contract that gives us clues.

Hannah Graham missing Virginia student

University of Virginia student missing after party

University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is still missing three days after she vanished following a party on campus.

Weed, California wildfire

Wildfire engulfs Northern California town

The small town of Weed, California, has -- quite literally -- gone up in flames due to a raging wildfire.

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Funeral home offers drive-through visitation

A Michigan funeral home is offering an alternative to a traditional visitation: a drive-through viewing.


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