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Coach says Peterson can play for Vikings or not play at all

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Adrian Peterson spent the last five months sending vague and sometimes ambiguous messages about his desire or lack thereof to remain with the Minnesota Vikings.
Updated: 1 hour ago

U.S. senator in Cuba says normal relations ‘weeks away’

HAVANA – The historic process of restoring long-severed diplomatic relationship between the U.S. and Cuba that began Dec. 17 will likely come to a successful end in a matter of weeks, a U.S. senator said during a visit to the island Wednesday....
Updated: 2 hours ago

Molestation claim against Michael Jackson’s estate dismissed

LOS ANGELES – A choreographer who accused Michael Jackson of years of molestation cannot pursue his allegations against the singer’s estate because he waited too long to file the legal action, a judge ruled.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Homeowners clean up in Texas; death toll climbs to 20

Homeowners clean up in Texas; death toll climbs to 20

HOUSTON – Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 20 people dead and a dozen others missing.
Updated: 3 hours ago

NFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested 2nd time in three days

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – NFL lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested for the second time this week.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Ford recalls nearly 423,000 cars, SUVs

Ford recalls nearly 423,000 cars, SUVs

DETROIT — Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted steering can fail while they are being driven.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Sea lion impaled with spear rescued in Southern California

Sea lion impaled with spear rescued in Southern California

SAN DIEGO — A giant sea lion impaled by a homemade spear is recovering at SeaWorld after being rescued just off the Southern California coast.
Updated: 4 hours ago
FIFA officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

FIFA officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

ZURICH — The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer’s global governing body today, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Swiss hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding re...
Updated: 4 hours ago

Bar stabbing trial starts for ‘Saved by the Bell’ actor

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) – The actor who portrayed Screech on the 1990s TV show “Saved by the Bell” has gone on trial in Wisconsin for allegedly stabbing a man at a bar.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Nebraska abolishes death penalty in landmark override vote

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska abolished the death penalty today over the governor’s objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual backing from conservatives who oppose capital punishment for religious, financial or practical...
Updated: 4 hours ago