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Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary denies rape allegation

An Indianapolis Colts linebacker charged with felony rape "unhesitatingly denies all allegations," according to a Thursday statement from the player's lawyer.

Duke reverses decision to allow Muslim call to prayer

Duke University has reversed its decision to allow a Muslim call to prayer to sound from a campus chapel bell tower, school officials announced Thursday.

Seattle suburb bans cheese ahead of NFL showdown with Green Bay

On Sunday the NFL's Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers will face off in the NFC Championship Game. For the Seahawks, winning would give them the chance to go back to the Super Bowl and perhaps net another Vince Lombardi Trophy.

Man finds himself alone on Delta flight

Imagine boarding your next flight and having the entire cabin to yourself. In this age of overstuffed planes, where we squeeze our bodies into cramped seats and jockey for overhead bin space, it sounds like a dream -- one that would never happen

Web of Terror: Paris attackers' connection to global jihad

When the sound of gunfire rattled out of the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, it looked like the systematic murder of cartoonists and staff at the satirical magazine could have been the work of lone wolf extremists, two brothers named Said and Ch

Texas home to 6/15 most financially irresponsible cities in the nation

An online authority on bad credit,, has released a list of the top 15 most financially irresponsible cities in the nation, with Texas taking up six spots on the list.

Seattle dog rides public transit by itself

Public transportation in any city almost always attracts an assortment of characters, but a hairy bus rider that roams the aisle on all fours and licks the seats might be a little much for even the most open-minded commuters.

Ohio man plotted attack on U.S. Capitol, FBI says

The FBI has arrested an Ohio man who was allegedly plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol, according to a law enforcement official and a complaint filed in Ohio.

Bartender accused of plot to poison House Speaker John Boehner

An Ohio man says he served drinks to House Speaker John Boehner for years and he told police that's how he was planning to kill the lawmaker.

House votes to repeal Obama immigration actions

The House approved an all-or-nothing measure that ties Homeland Security funding to the undoing of President Barack Obama's immigration moves -- setting the stage for a clash with the new Republican-led Senate.