Shakhtar Midfielder Says Players' Lives at Risk

15 mins ago - Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who are refusing to return to Ukrainian champion Shakhtar Donetsk do so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk.

Clippers CEO and Shelly Sterling to Testify

Updated: 9:47 AM - Richard Parsons, the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, is due to step into the battle of billionaires going on in probate court over the proposed sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Perry Sending National Guard Troops to Border

Posted: 07/21/2014 - Gov. Rick Perry said Monday he is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops over the next month to the Texas-Mexico border to combat criminals that Republican state leaders say are exploiting a surge of children and families entering the U.S. illegally.

US Immigration Debate Upended by Flood of Children

Posted: 07/21/2014 - The sudden rise in the number of families and unaccompanied minors from Central America crossing the border has dramatically redefined America's yearlong debate on immigration.

Federal Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

Posted: 9:57 AM - A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.

Better Weather to Aid in Washington Wildfire Fight

Posted: 07/21/2014 - A complex of fires in north-central Washington had burned about 379 square miles, making it the largest wildfire in the state since record-keeping started. Fire spokesman Andrew Sanbri says calmer winds and cooler temperatures are allowing firefighters to go on the offensive. The fire is just 2 percent contained.

Afghan Vet Who Fought Wounded Gets Medal of Honor

Posted: 07/21/2014 - Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn't heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around his neck, in a White House ceremony that also paid tribute to his nine platoon comrades who died that summer day in Afghanistan.

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