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Panthers' Hardy, appealing domestic violence conviction, takes voluntary leave

 Carolina Panthers star defensive end Greg Hardy, who has been granted a new trial this fall after a domestic violence conviction in July, has tak

State of emergency declared for Northern California counties hit by fires

 California's Governor has declared a state of emergency in two counties in the north of the state where wildfires have torched tens of thousa

Arizona Cardinal Dwyer posts bond after arrest on domestic violence allegations

 Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer has been released on bond after his arrest in connection with domestic abuse allegations, au

Top 20 colleges with most billionaire alumni

In perhaps the most prestigious college ranking, a new report lists colleges and universities with most global billionaire graduates.

Trooper shooting suspect might try to target more officers, police say

He's a survivalist with an extensive shooting background and a grudge against law enforcement, officials say.

NFL to begin testing for human growth hormone (HGH) this season

The National Football League is making changes to its policies on performance enhancing substances. The league and its players association announced the deal today.

Feds: Store owner plotted to send jihadists to Syria, kill U.S. troops himself

A man who owns an upstate New York food store funded ISIS, tried to send jihadists to Syria to fight with the terrorist group and plotted to do some killing himself -- by gunning down U.S.

IOS 8 is coming today: How to get it -- and whether you should

  IPhone and iPad owners rejoice!

Soldiers return home from Afghanistan - toddler rushes formation to give mom a hug

More than 130 soldiers with the Minnesota National Guard returned from Afghanistan after serving there for nine months. A crowd of cheering friends and family members were there to greet them. 

Source: Joan Rivers' doctor took selfie, began biopsy before her cardiac arrest

 The cardiac arrest leading to Joan Rivers' death happened as the comedian's personal doctor began performing a biopsy on her vocal cords,