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Former New York Archbishop Egan, Dies at 82

BY ELLEN WULFHORST (Reuters) - Cardinal Edward Egan, a former Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, who won praise for his leadership after the Sept. 11 attacks but was criticized for his handling of a clergy sex abuse scandal, died on…

Russell Westbrook: triple-double Machine

Russell Westbrook set career high in points and rebounds last night in the Thunder's 123-118 over the 76ers. In addition to his 49 points and 16 rebounds, he recorded 10 assists for his 4th concetutive triple-double in OKC's overtime win.…

Supreme Court Split on Obamacare Challenge

BY LAWRENCE HURLEY (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on ideological lines on Wednesday as it tackled a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with Justice Anthony Kennedy…

US Ambassador Attacked in South Korea, Face Slashed

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a knife with a 10-inch blade and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police said Thursday. Media images…

James Harden Suspended for Kicking LeBron James

The NBA has suspended Houston Rockets guard James Harden for 1 game without pay for kicking LeBron James in the groin during Houston's game against the Cavaliers on Sunday, the league announced on Monday. The kick occurred in the 3rd…

House Passes Homeland Security Funding Bill

By ERICA WERNER and DAVID ESPO WASHINGTON (AP) — Bitterly admitting defeat, the Republican-controlled Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that funds the Department of Homeland Security without any of the…