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Vikings Bring Back Peterson Despite Abuse Charge

In this handout image provided by the NFL, Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)
In this handout image provided by the NFL, Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Adrian Peterson was back at Minnesota Vikings headquarters on Monday, and the first thing fullback Jerome Felton did when he saw...




  • Boles Fire Photos, Update: 1,000 California Homes Threatened Near Weed, Lake Shasta; I-5 Closed in Siskiyou County (Pictures, Video)

    The Boles Fire is threatening a thousand homes in Weed, Lake Shasta, and Carrick in Siskiyou County. An evacuation center was set up at the... Read more

  • Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during a campaign rally for Iowa Republican Senatorial candidate Joni Ernst, Sunday, April 27, 2014, in West Des Moines, Iowa.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Sarah Palin Fight: Report Says Daughter’s Ex-Boyfriend Started it

    A fight reportedly broke out during a party that involved Sarah Palin a few days ago in Anchorage, Alaska. According to reports, Palin’s daughter’s ex-boyfriend started... Read more

  • President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor on retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Adkins was deployed three times to Vietnam with the Special Forces and is being recognized for actions during his second combat tour, in 1966, when he ran wounded through enemy fire to drag injured comrades to safety. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Decades Later, Vietnam Soldiers Get Medal of Honor

    WASHINGTON— Two Vietnam War soldiers — one still living, one killed in action — received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on... Read more

  • In this file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act into law at the Department of the Interior March 7, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Obama Opens Campaign Against Campus Sexual Assault

    WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden plan to announce a campus sexual assault awareness campaign from the White House Friday, with a... Read more

  • Marietta Middle School: Lockdown Lifted; Stabbing Call Appears to be Hoax

    Marietta Middle School in Georgia was on lockdown on Monday after a student reportedly stabbed another student, but police say that it’s likely  ahoax. The lockdown... Read more

  • Unemployment Benefits Extension 2014: Wealth Gap Putting Squeeze on State Revenue

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments. The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched... Read more

  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey (L) and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee's Defense Subcommittee about the FY2015 Department of Defense budget in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill June 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Administration Heads to Testify to Congress on Obama’s Islamic State Plans

    WASHINGTON—This week offers Congress its best chance to get answers about President Barack Obama’s new Mideast counterterror strategy. As lawmakers prepare for votes to arm... Read more

  • Firefighters douse flames from an outbuilding next to a structure that burned on Cedar Dr. in Oakhurst, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, Mark Crosse)

    Hundreds Flee 2 California Wildfires; Homes Burn (+Video)

    OAKHURST, Calif.— Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly... Read more

  • In this April 16, 2012, photo an Illinois Department of Revenue employee offers assistance to income tax payers at the Illinois Department of Revenue in Springfield, Ill. The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue, according to a report being released Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 by Standard & Poor’s. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

    US Wealth Gap Putting the Squeeze on State Revenue

    WASHINGTON—Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments. The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown... Read more

  • In this June 13, 2013, photo attendees play video games on the PlayStation 4 at the Sony booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Thursday, June 12, 2014, found a surge in number of kids who spent three or more hours on an average school day on screened electronics other than TV. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Gamers Use Police Hoax to Lash Out at Opponents

    DENVER— The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages... Read more

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    Miss North Dakota Jacky Arness Wins Miss Congeniality at Miss America Competition (+Pictures)

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant... Read more

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    Miss New York ‘Happy’ Performance With Cup Panned on Twitter; Kira Kazantsev Responds (+Vine Video)

    Miss New York’s singing of “Happy” while tapping on a cup did not impress the users on Twitter, who seemed to unanimously agree that she... Read more

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    Miss Tennessee Hayley Lewis: Pictures, Age, Talent, Hometown for 2015 Miss America Top 10 (Photo)

    Miss Tennessee 2014 Hayley Lewis is one of the top 10 for women seeking to become Miss America 2015 on Sunday night. Lewis, 21, hails... Read more

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    Miss Ohio Mackenzie Bart: Swimsuit Photo, Age, Talent, Facts for Miss America Contestant (+Photos)

    Miss Ohio 2014 Mackenzie Bart is one of the top 10 in the Miss America competition on Sunday night. The 22-year-old hails from Columbus. She... Read more

  • In this Sept. 3, 2014 photo, Miss Virginia Courtney Garrett wqves during a welcoming ceremony for the Miss America contestants in Atlantic City N.J. The next Miss America will be crowned Sunday Sept. 14.(AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

    Miss Virginia Courtney Garrett: Pictures, Facts, Age, Talent for Miss America Contestant (Photo)

    Miss Virginia Courtney Garrett is one of the semifinals for the Miss America 2015 competition in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Sunday night. Courtney Paige... Read more

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    Miss Nebraska 2014 Megan Swanson Trends Via Twitter After Embarrassing Moment During Miss America (+Vine Video)

    “Miss Nebraska” was trending on Twitter on Sunday night after an embarrassing moment happened during the competition. Megan Swanson was caught on video leaning over... Read more


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