Charges stem from protest over son's death
Still seeking justice in their son's death, Kendrick Johnson's parents and five other relatives face misdemeanor charges related to a 2013 protest, their attorney says. Each of the seven family members could face up to a year in prison, a $1,000 fine, or both.
Netanyahu visit continues to stir emotion
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough says the United States shouldn't wade into Israeli politics -- even if the country's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, plans to weigh in on American policies.
2016 race kicks off with long day of auditions
The 2016 Republican presidential race in Iowa got its unofficial start Saturday with a marathon of speeches, giving close to a dozen potential candidates a chance to introduce (or re-introduce) themselves to a core group of caucus-goers roughly one year before the contest.
NFL says it's looking into Deflategate
Deflategate is not just a bunch of hot air. The league said the Super Bowl-bound New England Patriots used footballs that didn't meet league specifications in the first half of the AFC championship.
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Woman gets 4 years for wanting to join ISIS
A federal judge gave a four-year prison sentence Friday to a 19-year-old Colorado woman who admitted guilt in wanting to become an ISIS bride and participate in its jihad in the Mideast.
Sources: 11 of 12 Pats footballs underinflated
Eleven of 12 footballs were inflated 2 pounds per square inch below what's required by NFL regulations during the Pats' 45-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts, according to sources.
NFL warns Seahawks about Lynch gesture
The NFL's head of officiating told ESPN that the Seahawks have been warned that if running back Marshawn Lynch makes an obscene gesture after scoring a touchdown or at any other time during the Super Bowl, the team will be penalized 15 yards.
SVG on Jennings injury: 'Doesn't look good'
Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings had to be helped to the locker room with an apparent lower left leg injury late in the third quarter of Saturday's 101-86 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Sources: NHL mulls Ryder Cup-style tourney
The newly resurrected World Cup of Hockey is a jumping off point for an ambitious international calendar that will include an innovative Ryder Cup-style tournament featuring the best European players taking on the best North American players.
Belichick says Patriots 'followed every rule'
Bill Belichick stated that the New England Patriots "followed every rule" in preparing their footballs for last Sunday's AFC Championship Game, offering several potential reasons behind the "Deflategate" controversy.
Kiffin to remain Bama OC, won't jump to NFL
Lane Kiffin, reportedly a candidate for the San Francisco 49ers' offensive coordinator job, will return to Alabama next season as offensive coordinator, the Crimson Tide announced Saturday.
Aldridge's surprise return suits Blazers in win
LaMarcus Aldridge returned to the Trail Blazers two days after he said he was going to have thumb surgery and recorded 26 points and nine rebounds in Portland's 103-96 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday.