- ‘Welcome to the edge of freedom’: Biden’s boots touch down in DMZ
- Obama: Hole U.S. ‘digging out of’ requires billions more in unemployment benefits
- Obama’s regulatory agenda will cost U.S. economy $143B next year: report
- Patriot Act author on James Clapper: Fire, prosecute him
- Russia P.M. Medvedev: No amnesty for political prisoners
- Michigan GOP Senate hopeful reminds government is the ‘servant’
- Christmas, by Congress: Members mull a 15-cent tax on trees
- U.S. unemployment falls to five-year low of 7 percent; 203K jobs added
- World mourns Nelson Mandela and celebrates his life; burial set for Dec. 15
- Bill O’Reilly reminds: Nelson Mandela ‘was a communist’
Browns sign LB Jackson to long-term contract
CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns signed linebacker D'Qwell Jackson to a multiyear contract extension. Terms were not immediately known.
Jackson made a strong comeback last season, making 158 tackles — second most in the NFL — after missing nearly two complete seasons with chest injuries. Jackson, 28, finished second in voting for the league's Comeback Player of the Year to Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford.
Haith can't escape from investigation at Miami
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri coach Frank Haith said that he is fully cooperating with the NCAA in the latest round of trouble at the University of Miami, his home for seven years before taking over the Tigers this season.
The Hurricanes over the weekend declared center Reggie Johnson ineligible, saying his family received impermissible travel benefits from an unidentified member of Miami's staff when Haith was in charge of the program.
Miami has asked the NCAA to reinstate Johnson and said the player wasn't aware of the possible NCAA violation and didn't directly receive anything.
Knee surgery to sideline Miller for rest of season
Bode Miller will undergo another surgery on his balky left knee and miss the remainder of the World Cup season.
Miller, 34, a five-time Olympic medalist, had a minor arthroscopic procedure performed on the knee earlier this month with the hope of returning to the circuit. But when Miller recently arrived in Europe, he experienced more discomfort. The U.S. ski team didn't release a date for Miller's next surgery.
Dkojovic advances in Dubai after long layoff
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Novak Djokovic shook off the rust to beat Cedrik-Marcel Stebe 6-4, 6-2 and reach the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships in his first match since winning the Australian Open. The top-ranked Serb had not played a match in nearly four weeks.
Thompson, WNBA's all-time leading scorer, joins Seattle
SEATTLE — Already loaded, the Seattle Storm added another All-Star to the lineup by signing forward Tina Thompson, the WNBA's all-time leading scorer. She spent the past three seasons with Los Angeles and finished the 2011 season with 6,751 points, ahead of Katie Smith (6,015) and Lauren Jackson (5,915). Smith and Jackson are now her teammates with the Storm.
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- Obama: Hole U.S. 'digging out of' requires billions more in unemployment benefits
- Bill OReilly reminds: Nelson Mandela was a communist
- Obama tries to calm Israeli fears over Iranian nuke deal 'not based on trust'
- 'Dude, I'm dreading that I will have to go': Czech prime minister on Mandela funeral
- A Mandela remembrance
- Inside China: Nuclear submarines capable of widespread attack on U.S.
- 'Hunger Games' delivers Obama's message on income inequality
- Behind Andy Reid, Chiefs enjoying a resurgence
- Study suggests link between gun ownership, racism
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