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Carolina Panthers’ Ron Rivera stands firm on going for two

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera had no second thoughts on Monday about going for a two-point conversion in Sunday's 20-19 loss to the Detroit Lions....

Chickenpox outbreak hits North Carolina school with high vaccination exemption rate

A chickenpox outbreak sickened 36 students at a North Carolina private school that has one of the highest vaccine exemption rates in the state. ...

NFL to return to Mexico City in 2019 despite field problems

The league and Mexico's President-Elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador confirmed that the third and final game of the existing agreement will be played next year....

Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota questionable for next game

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota suffered a stinger in Sunday's 38-10 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, according to head coach Mike Vrabel....

Watch: Deer runs through Houston home

Police in Texas were called to a home to remove an unusual intruder -- a confused deer running wild through the house....

16 Democrats pledge to vote against Nancy Pelosi for House speaker

Sixteen House Democrats signed a letter released Monday agreeing to oppose Rep. Nancy Pelosi as House speaker....

Speed cameras bust 58,000 speeders in two weeks

The mayor of an Italian town said temporary speeding cameras installed near a pedestrian crossing caught more than 58,000 speeders in under two weeks....

Peru asks Uruguay to deny asylum for ex-President Alan Garcia

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Monday asked Uruguayan counterpart Tabare Vasquez to reject the asylum request by former Peruvian President Alan Garcia....

Redskins QB Alex Smith’s injury not thought to be career ending

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith's career is not thought to be in jeopardy after he sustained a broken tibia and fibula....

Watch: Polar bear walks up to Arctic station worker

Russian workers at an Arctic station captured video of a curious polar bear that strolled up and sniffed a man's hand....

Astronomers find star system on the verge of a massive supernova explosion

Scientists have discovered a distant star system that appears to be on the verge of a violent collapse -- the kind of collapse that produces a gamma ray burst....

Health education produces better results for chronic disease treatment, study says

People with chronic diseases can improve their health conditions with only 45 minutes of consultation with a medical professional, according to a new study....

6 rescued after elevator plunge in Chicago skyscraper gripped by ‘panic’

Six people trapped in a downtown Chicago skyscraper experienced a bit of panic when their elevator abruptly fell 84 floors when a cable broke....

Redskins signing QB Mark Sanchez after Alex Smith injury

The Washington Redskins are signing Mark Sanchez after losing starting quarterback Alex Smith to multiple injuries in Week 11....

Wanna One releases album, ‘Spring Breeze’ music video

K-pop group Wanna One returned with "1ยนยน=1 (Power of Destiny)" and a video for "Spring Breeze" ahead of its reported disbandment....

Watch: ‘Once Upon a Deadpool’: Fred Savage is Deadpool’s hostage in new trailer

Ryan Reynolds is holding Fred Savage hostage in the first trailer for "Once Upon a Deadpool."...

Nationals sign Kurt Suzuki to two-year deal

The Washington Nationals have agreed to a two-year contract with free agent catcher Kurt Suzuki....

San Ysidro, Calif., border crossing temporarily closed to boost security

Customs officials temporarily shut down the northbound San Ysidro, Calif., border crossing Monday morning to increase security at the port of entry....

Colorado man gets life in prison for killing pregnant wife, 2 daughters

Christopher Watts, the Colorado man who admitted killing his pregnant wife and three children this year, was sentenced Monday to life in prison....

Lions RB Kerryon Johnson has sprained knee

Detroit Lions rookie running back Kerryon Johnson sprained his knee in Week 11 against the Carolina Panthers....