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Lawsuit claims UNC and NCAA broke promises in 'spectacular fashion'

 Two former athletes who took so-called paper classes at the University of North Carolina have filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, claiming they represent hundreds of thousands of college athletes across the nation who are pro

Doomsday Clock moved closer to midnight

 The world is closer to doomsday.

Is proton therapy the 'magic bullet' for cancer?

Even after decades of battling one of the world's biggest killers, the treatment of cancer is still an inexact science.

Tom Brady weighs in on 'Deflategate': 'I didn't alter the ball'

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Thursday he didn't deflate footballs at Sunday's AFC championship game. "I didn't alter the ball in any way," Brady told reporters.

McDonald's sued over claims of racism

  McDonald's is under fire for the alleged racial harassment of employees at three stores in Virginia.

Texas Border Patrol agent fired upon, shoots back killing smuggler

A split second decision on the border ends with an illegal immigrant dead and a Border Patrol agent on administrative leave.

51 measles cases linked to Disneyland

Happiness isn't the only contagious thing at Disneyland in California.

Patriots coach says he's shocked by allegations that balls were deflated

 New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Thursday that he was "shocked" to hear allegations that his team's footballs were under-inflated in violation of NFL rules, a controversy that's cast a shadow over his team

Is proton therapy the 'magic bullet' for cancer?

Even after decades of battling one of the world's biggest killers, the treatment of cancer is still an inexact science.

Sandy Hook killer's home to be demolished, Newtown votes

  Newtown, Connecticut, council members voted unanimously Wednesday to tear down the home of Adam Lanza, the site where he killed his mother before massacring 26 others at a nearby elementary school in 2012, according to First Selectman Pa