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Packers part ways with Vince Young

REPORT: Vince Young’s days with the Packers are apparently over. See more at : http://blog.chron.com/ultimatetexans/2013/08/packers-part-ways-with-vinc...   

President Obama makes statement on Syria

President Barack Obama said that the United States "should take military action against Syrian targets" in a Rose Garden address Saturday.

Georgia man convicted in shooting death of infant

After deliberating for nearly two hours, a Georgia jury found 18-year-old De'Marquise Elkins guilty Friday of multiple charges, including felony murder, for shooting and killing 13-month-old Antonio Santiago during a robbery.

How a military strike on Syria might unfold

The U.S. military could execute a strike against Syria very quickly, if it's ordered to, according to Pentagon sources.

National bacon day

While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.

Fired air marshal will get new hearing

A federal air marshal fired in 2006 for leaking information about air marshal travel cuts has won a victory before a federal court.

Tim Tebow released by New England Patriots, report says

Backup quarterback Tim Tebow was released by the New England Patriots Saturday, after failing to make the final roster for the new season, according to NFL.com.

Florida to exhume bodies buried at former boys school

 This weekend, Florida will begin digging into its tragic past as anthropologists start unearthing what they believe are the remains of dozens of children buried on the grounds of a former reform school.

So, what exactly are Obama's options on Syria?

As more than one pundit has noted, President Barack Obama now has three choices in Syria: Bad, worse, and horrible. At least the evidence is steadily stacking up to suggest that is the case.

Campbell's Soup recalls SpaghettiOs with meatballs recalled in TX

Campbell’s Soup Supply Company LLC, a Paris, TX establishment, is recalling 1,920 cans of SpaghettiOs with Meatballs due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.