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Fantasy football is big business

You may think fantasy football is good for sparking trash talk with co-workers, but for a growing number of companies, it's also good business. Really good business. Fantasy has become reality for millions of sports fans.

Members of Congress split over Syria decision

Lawmakers were divided Sunday on whether to support President Barack Obama's call for military action in Syria.

Electric Zoo music festival canceled after two deaths blamed on drugs

The third and final day of New York City's Electric Zoo music festival was canceled Sunday after two concert-goers died and at least four others were hospitalized due to drug-related causes, according to Sgt.

Baby shot, killed, babysitter injured

A large crowd gathered in Central City Friday night to mourn the murder of Londyn Samuels. The 1-year-old New Orleans girl was shot and killed in the care of her baby-sitter.

Kerry: Sarin gas used in Syria

 Blood and hair samples from eastern Damascus, Syria, have "tested positive for signatures of sarin" gas, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday, arguing that with "each day that goes by, this case is even stronger."

David Frost, veteran British broadcaster, dies at 74

Veteran British broadcaster David Frost, best known for his series of interviews with disgraced U.S. President Richard Nixon, has died. He was 74.

Rand Paul: U.S. involvement in Syria a 'mistake'

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, said Sunday the United States should avoid military involvement in Syria. He challenged Secretary of State John Kerry on his assertion America should launch a strike.

U.S. beefs up security measures before possible military strike on Syria

 U.S. authorities are tightening up domestic security measures ahead of a possible U.S. military attack on Syria.

Oklahoma City Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins jailed on domestic assault charge

 Oklahoma City Thunder guard DeAndre Liggins was in jail early Sunday morning on charges of domestic abuse. Liggins, 25, was booked into the Oklahoma County jail Saturday night where he's being held on an $8,000 bond.

Obama's last-minute decision to seek congressional approval for Syria strike

After signaling he was on the verge of delivering a strike against Syria, President Barack Obama made a last-minute decision Friday evening to seek congressional authorization before any military action, senior administration officials told rep