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7-yr-old boy with brain cancer scores 69-yd TD in Nebraska spring game

The University of Nebraska held its spring game this weekend, giving a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to a boy battling brain cancer.

Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first female PM, dead at 87

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, a towering figure in post-war British and world politics, and the first woman to become British prime minister, has died at the age of 87, her spokeswoman said Monday.

Halle Berry on pregnancy: 'Biggest surprise of my life'

Halle Berry is talking about becoming a mother for the second time at 46.

Louisville head coach, Rick Pitino inducted into basketball HOF

University of Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino, whose club will play for the NCAA Division I men's basketball championship Monday night , has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

FCC could ban 'Redskins' from tv, radio

The Federal Communications Commission [FCC] could effectively ban the use of the word "Redskins" by broadcasters, based upon a filing by several former FCC commissioners and other communication law experts, if the team's name isn&

President Bill Clinton: 'I think America will have some very good choices for president'

Former President Bill Clinton may have stoked more speculation about his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and her potential run for president.

McCain: 'I don't understand' threats to block gun bill debate

Sen. John McCain said Sunday that he opposes the thought of filibustering a debate over gun legislation that will probably be brought to the Senate floor this week, despite threats of such action by fellow Republican senators.

Former Obama team member pushes White House to reject pipeline

Bill Burton spent the greater part of the past two years working to get President Barack Obama re-elected.

U.S. gas prices down 32 cents from 2012 peak

A year ago at this time, U.S. gasoline prices averaged $3.97 a gallon. It was the highest average in all of 2012. But it's a much different story this year, as prices continue to fall.

Zap! 'Star Trek' Phaser rifle once toted by Capt. Kirk auctioned for $231,000

Capt. James T. Kirk always cut a formidable figure as commander of the starship USS Enterprise. It helped, too, to have some powerful toys -- like a one-of-a-kind Phaser rifle.