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AP Exclusive: Study blames lost calves on panthers Video included

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Since Florida's frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state's vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies. More>>

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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

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The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go... More>>

Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

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The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election... More>>

The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

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Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. More>>

Penn State hires former Cal AD to lead program

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Penn State hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley. More>>

Senators urge new sanctions against Russia

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Leading Democratic senators want harsh new measures against Russia for its actions in Ukraine. They are also asking President Barack Obama to add a Ukrainian rebel group to a U.S. terrorism blacklist. More>>

Kirilenko ends engagement to NHL star Ovechkin

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Another sports power couple's engagement is off. More>>

UConn to pay $1.3M in sex assault handling lawsuit

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The University of Connecticut will pay $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit by five women who alleged the school did not take seriously their claims of sexual assaults on campus. More>>