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Heat have been beat by Bulls

The Miami Heat lost to the Bulls in Chicago Wednesday night. The 27-game win streak is over. The Heat hadn't lost since February 1st. But Miami lost this one, 101-97.

Zimmerman's lawyer worries brother's tweets could hurt defense

George Zimmerman's attorney says he's worried about the effect the "insensitive" tweets from his client's brother will have on the already controversial Trayvon Martin murder case.

Suspected baby shooter's sister arrested

The sister of De'Marquise Elkins -- one of the two teenage boys accused of fatally shooting a 13-month-old baby in Brunswick, Georgia -- has been arrested in connection to the case, authorities said Thursday.

Afghanistan: 52 Taliban members killed in one day

A blitz of attacks across Afghanistan led to the deaths of 52 armed Taliban members in the past day, the Ministry of Interior said Wednesday.

Cold sores linked to cognitive decline

The virus causing your cold sore may put you at risk for something more insidious: Lower cognitive abilities.

Gun bill filibuster in the offing

A trio of Republican senators say they will block any gun control legislation that they consider a threat to Second Amendment rights.

English coroner to conduct inquest into Russian tycoon's death

English medical examiners will open an inquest on Thursday into the death of the expatriate Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky, police announced Tuesday.

Earthquake hits Mexico's Pacific coast

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico's Pacific coast in the southern state of Oaxaca Tuesday morning, near the city of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Gas prices dip again in latest Lundberg Survey

U.S. gasoline prices have declined for four weeks straight and now average more than 20 cents a gallon cheaper than a year ago, according to a new nationwide survey.

Rand Paul for President in 2016?

Like father...like son? Former Congressman Ron Paul is not a stranger to the race to the White House. In fact, Ron Paul has run for president several times.