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  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a question and answer session at the BIO International Convention Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in San Diego.  Clinton has been on tour promoting her book, "Hard Choices."  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

    HUMPHRIES: Poor, poor politicians

    Washington, D.C., is now one of the richest zip codes per capita in the United States, but somehow everyone is dead broke.

  • Resurgent Liverpool rues missed opportunity

    This should have been a season remembered by Liverpool for the scoring prowess of Luis Suarez, the dazzling wing play of Raheem Sterling, the blossoming of Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson, the successful repositioning of Steven Gerrard and the attacking verve that made the team the most exciting to watch in the country.

  • Teen emerges from painful childhood, honored

    Maygen Boaz-Jeffords remembers her first run-in with the law. She was 7 years old.

  • Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho speaks to the media during a press conference at Stamford Bridge in London, Monday, March 17, 2014. Galatasaray will play Chelsea on Tuesday in their Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match at Stamford Bridge. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    Mourinho to contest charge of improper conduct

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he will contest a charge of improper conduct handed to him by the English Football Association for going onto the pitch and approaching the referee during a Premier League match.

  • In this Oct. 29, 2013, photo, Princeton's Kelsey Mitchell poses during basketball practice in Sharonville, Ohio. Mitchell is a unanimous choice as 2014 Associated Press Ohio Ms. Basketball, the 27th recipient of the award emblematic of the best girls player in the state. (AP Photo/The Enquirer, Joseph Fuqua II) NO SALES

    Kelsey Mitchell is 27th AP Ohio Ms. Basketball

    Kelsey Mitchell, a unanimous choice as the 27th annual Associated Press Ms. Basketball winner, stands out from the crowd.

  • Arsenal's Mikel Arteta, fights for the ball with Everton's Romelu Lukaku, during their FA Cup quarterfinal soccer match, at Emirates Stadium, in London, Saturday, March 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Bogdan Maran)

    Chelsea trounces Spurs, 7 points clear in England

    Chelsea kept up its remorseless march to the English Premier League title with a 4-0 thrashing of Tottenham on Saturday, while a rejuvenated Mesut Ozil helped Arsenal secure a place in the FA Cup semifinals for the first time since 2009.

  • Chelsea's Fernando Torres plays during UEFA Champions League Round of 16, First Leg match between Galatasaray and Chelsea at Turk Telekom Arena Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. (AP Photo)

    Chelsea held by Galatasaray in Champions League

    Fernando Torres scored a valuable away goal for Chelsea in a 1-1 draw at Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday, but the Premier League side left Istanbul frustrated at its failure to build on its superior start.

  • FILE - This is a Saturday, May 25, 2013, file photo of Chelsea modfielder Juan Mata gestures toward spectators at the end of an friendly soccer match against Manchester City at Yankee Stadium in New York. Mata is edging closer to joining Manchester United from Chelsea. In a sign that Mata's Chelsea exit is nearing, a person familiar with the situation says the midfielder didn't train with the first team on Wednesday Jan. 22, 2014.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

    United agrees deal with Chelsea to sign Mata

    Juan Mata is on the brink of becoming the most expensive player in Manchester United's history after the Premier League champions announced Friday they have reached an agreement with Chelsea over the transfer of the Spain midfielder.

  • Porto's Carlos Eduardo, left, vies for the ball with Benfica's Nemanja Matic, right, during the Portuguese league soccer match between Benfica and Porto at Benfica's Luz stadium in Lisbon, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

    Benfica sells Matic to Chelsea for $34 million

    Three years after being sold by Chelsea as a cheap makeweight in a transfer, Serbia midfielder Nemanja Matic made his return to the Premier League club for a fee of 25 million euros ($34 million) on Wednesday in what could be one of the biggest deals of the January window.

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