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Updated Oct 30, 2014 at 8:27 AM

Social media was abuzz with news that the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series last night, but another moment exploded on social media as well - “Chevy Guy.” Chevrolet rep Rikk Wilde presented the World Series MVP award and a Chevy Colorado to Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, and he had a bit of stage fright, stammering through his lines. Watch the video here.

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 8:12 AM

A Denver Broncos fan who went missing from the game Sunday has been found, the Denver Police Department reported. The man, Paul Kitterman, 53, had been standing in line for the bathroom when he disappeared. He was at the game with his stepson and...

Updated Oct 27, 2014 at 8:40 AM

Another victim has died after the Washington high school shooting Friday. Gia Soriano, 14, died Sunday night. She is the second person to die after being shot by Jaylen Fryberg before he committed suicide. Fryberg shot three others, all of whom are...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 8:18 AM

J.K. Rowling announced she is releasing a story set in the “Harry Potter” universe on Halloween. The story will be focused on the nasty Dolores Umbridge, who first appeared in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” the...

Updated Oct 23, 2014 at 8:39 AM

A 131-page report on the findings of the University of North Carolina's alleged academic fraud to benefit 3,100 students, 47 percent of whom were athletes, was released Wednesday. Independent investigator Kenneth Wainstein led the effort to get to...

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 3:52 PM

For the second time in two months, Michael Sam has been released by an NFL team. This time it was the Dallas Cowboys. According to Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com, Sam was waived so the Cowboys could sign linebacker Troy Davis. Sam, who played...

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 7:26 AM

Former Olympian Oscar Pistorius received five years in prison today for the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend. The South African Pistorius, a double-amputee sprinter, was previously found guilty of culpable homicide, a charge similar to...

Updated Sep 8, 2014 at 2:16 PM

The Arab League called Monday for its members to combat the Islamic State group, but stopped short of offering any specifics ahead of a speech by U.S. President Barack Obama outlining America's strategy for challenging the extremists.

Updated Sep 8, 2014 at 2:10 PM

Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released that appears to show the running back striking his then-fiancee in February.

Updated Sep 8, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Hundreds of children in about a dozen states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials suspect may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.

Posted Sep 5, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Avoidable miscommunication between U.S. air and ground forces led to a "friendly fire" incident in Afghanistan that killed five U.S. soldiers and one Afghan in June, according to a military investigation report.

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