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  • Afghan girl injured by explosion paints with a prosthetic arm in L.A.

    Afghan girl injured by explosion paints with a prosthetic arm in L.A.
    Surrounded by a messy array of paint tubes, brushes and paper cutouts, the little girl focuses intently on the canvas in front of her. Not yet 7 years old, Shah Bibi Tarakhail rarely looks up, as she takes a brush and applies swirling colors of paint to...
  • Golf rankings, capsules - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Golf rankings, capsules The Sports Xchange's PGA Tour rankings, selected by TSX Golf Staff, based on performance in 2013-14. 1. Adam Scott, Australia -- The No. 1 player in the World Golf...
  • Tampa Bay Bucs owner Malcolm Glazer dead at 85

    Tampa Bay Bucs owner Malcolm Glazer dead at 85
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer has died at age 85, the team announced Wednesday afternoon. Glazer purchased the Bucs in 1995 and oversaw a turnaround that built the team into a playoff contender and eventual Super Bowl champion in 2003....
  • Ben Martin takes Zurich Classic lead with course-record 62

    AVONDALE, La. -- Ben Martin treated a tiny gallery to a course-record round, shooting a 10-under-par 62 on Thursday in the first round of the Zurich Classic. Martin's 10th birdie was his most spectacular shot in a round full of them as he chipped in...
  • 'Duck Dynasty': Jep Robertson Mum About Controversy; Cracker Barrel Pulls Items

    As the debate rages on about the fate of "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson, one of his sons kept mum about the turmoil surrounding his family on Saturday during a long-scheduled appearance at a "Duck Dash" 5K marathon in Atlanta. Meanwhile, the...
  • Shriners' hospitals forged health care system built on compassion and commitment

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com In the early 1920s, a polio epidemic was sweeping the country, causing countless children to suffer, and their families to be faced with finding long-term medical care. At the same time, a fraternal organization, Shriners...
  • Florida travel calendar for October

    Florida travel calendar for October
    Check out festivals and events in October across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • Nolan Ryan to leave Texas Rangers, sell his stake in the team

    Nolan Ryan is leaving the Texas Rangers again, stepping away from his CEO role 20 years after ending his Hall of Fame career as a pitcher. In what the team had called a retirement, Ryan said Thursday that he is resigning as chief executive of the...
  • Webb Simpson up by 4 strokes in Las Vegas

    Webb Simpson maintained a four-stroke lead Saturday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, birdieing four of the last seven holes at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas. Simpson shot a four-under 67 to reach 19 under. He opened with rounds of 64 and 63....
  • Webb Simpson pulls away for Las Vegas win

    Webb Simpson cruised to victory Sunday at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, pulling away for a six-stroke win in the second event of the PGA Tour's new wraparound season. Winning for the first time since the 2012 U.S. Open, Simpson closed with a five-under-...
  • Rose Parade 2013: float list and route map

     
    Rose Parade: 2013 float list and route map...
  • Teen decides on amputation: 'I can do whatever I want with this leg. It's getting cut off'

    Teen decides on amputation: 'I can do whatever I want with this leg. It's getting cut off'
    After some inner turmoil and much self-reflection, 15-year-old Seth Melvin says he's ready to lose his right leg. His words make his parents cringe. "I just want to get it chopped off," he says occasionally. It's a decision that's been looming for...