- Spy panel wants duplicate oversight board replaced
WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, two review panels given nearly similar assignments by President Barack Obama have been studying how the White House should change or limit the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. They have functioned separately, with different experts and private and public hearings. Their mandates, however, were almost identical.
- Fury and frustration over Target data breach
NEW YORK (AP) — Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the discounter through its website and call centers.
- Senate OKs defense bill, sends measure to Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is sending President Barack Obama a comprehensive defense bill that would crack down on sexual assault in the military and add protections for victims.
- Gov't offers a stopgap health insurance option
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to head off more bad news over the chaotic rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law, the administration Thursday offered stopgap options so people whose existing plans got canceled are not penalized.
- Over 75 injured in partial London theater collapse
LONDON (AP) — Hunks of plaster and dust rained down on a packed audience when the ceiling of a London theater partially collapsed Thursday night. More than 75 people were injured — seven seriously, authorities said.
- Kobe likely to miss 6 weeks with fracture in knee
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant is expected to miss about six weeks with an injured left knee, dealing the second major injury setback of the year to the Los Angeles Lakers' superstar guard.
- Rodgers: Medical, organizational decision for Pack
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers looked fine on the practice field Thursday. It doesn't mean he is going to play.
- QB problems are Shanahan's Redskins legacy
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — If these are indeed Mike Shanahan's final days with the Washington Redskins, his legacy will be the inability to make things work at quarterback.
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- Texas looks to send Mack Brown off with a win
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Being a high school football coach's son and the starting quarterback at one of the most scrutinized programs in the country, Case McCoy wasn't as surprised as some of his teammates when Mack Brown told them he was stepping down.