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Esther Williams, star of film and swimming, dies at 91

Esther Williams, whose success as a competitive swimmer propelled her to stardom on the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s, died Thursday in California, her spokesman said Thursday. She was 91.

NBA FINALS: San Antonio Spurs VS Miami Heat

Game one of the 2013 NBA Finals will be played Thursday night in Miami. One of the most anticipated Finals in recent history, places the veteran San Antonio Spurs against the younger Miami Heat.

Cops: Cheerleader pimped out her teen teammate

An 18-year-old Minnesota cheerleader is accused of pimping out a 16-year-old teammate with a developmental condition by posting an online ad about the girl and allegedly taking her to meet potential customers, according to a criminal complaint

Triceratops trio unearthed in Wyoming

There were three of them, one of them probably a child, and at least one met a gruesome end at the hands of a terrifying predator.

Judge in hot water: Allegedly said minorities are prone to violence

Civil rights groups filed a complaint this week against a federal judge in Houston after she allegedly said during a lecture that some minorities are prone to violence.

Vinegar could save tens of thousands of lives

In some parts of the world, cancer patients are treated with some of the newest targeted cancer drugs which can cost more than$100,000 per year, while in other regions, patients don't even know they have cancer because they're not being

N.Y. high school names same-sex couple as 'cutest' in yearbook

It's typical for high school students to encourage their classmates in competition with "you guys are going to win."

Report: Some 20 major league baseball players may face suspension in doping scandal

Major League Baseball is set to suspend some 20 players in the coming weeks due to a scandal involving performance-enhancing drugs, according to an ESPN report that said a key figure in the case is now ready to cooperate with investigators.

Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens visit White House

The 2013 Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens took to the streets of Washington D.C., on Wednesday.