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Could Dan Gilbert's letter be slowing LeBron James' decision?

Day 2 of LeBron James watch begins with news that an old wound may be delaying the NBA superstar's decision on whether to sign with Cleveland or return to Miami.

Dodgers win, Kershaw's streak ends and Crawford sits

Carl Crawford was on the disabled list for six weeks that felt like an eternity. When he was activated Thursday, he found himself waiting some more.

Shelly Sterling testifies she learned late of Donald incapacity finding

Shelly Sterling attended to many details in her rush to sell the Clippers before the NBA would seize the team, but was unaware of the 11th-hour maneuver to push aside her husband and team co-owner, Donald, she told a Los Angeles court Thursday.

Gov. Brown approves Lockheed-Boeing tax-credit offer

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday put the finishing touch on a deal crafted with lawmakers to give aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. a $420-million tax break if it helps build new stealth bombers in California.

Minutemen Project begins recruiting volunteers to man U.S. border

The Minutemen Project says it's recruiting volunteers to guard the U.S.-Mexico border from illegal immigration, claiming the government has failed to do so properly.

Occidental Petroleum announces subsidiary leadership

A little more than a month after filing documents to spin off its California operations, Occidental Petroleum Corp. has named the leadership team for its proposed subsidiary.

Senate panel advances bill to let consumers unlock cellphones

Consumers who want to change cellular providers could soon find it easier to keep using their existing cellphones under a bill that advanced Thursday in the Senate.

Study finds alarming global rise in use of antibiotics

Antibiotic use has surged by 36% worldwide in a decade, much of it unwarranted, according to a new study.

Gaza flare-up brings all-too-familiar dread to Israelis, Palestinians

With rockets showering down on Israel and corpses piling up in Gaza, residents on either side of the divide have been left with a dreadful feeling of deja vu.

Bad weather is not affecting your back pain - but high winds might

Have you ever noticed that your lower back pain flares up during a rainstorm? Or when the temperature suddenly drops? Or when there's a change in humidity or air pressure?

Is exercise work or play? Weight gain or loss depends on your answer

It's a common rookie mistake, but plenty of diet-and-exercise veterans make it, too: With an act of will, you muster yourself to the gym or the track, and you gut your way through an arduous workout. When you sit down to dinner or go to the break room later that day, you say to yourself, "By...

'Wild' trailer: Reese Witherspoon blazes a trail toward redemption

Reese Witherspoon is roughing it on the road less traveled in the first trailer for "Wild," an adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's bestselling 2012 memoir about her 1,1000-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.

Stocks end lower after bank scare in Europe

U.S. stocks are ending lower as fears about the health of a European bank weigh on the market.

Uber passengers allegedly taken on wild car chase in D.C., Virginia

Three Uber customers were allegedly taken on the ride of their lives this week when their driver decided to flee from a taxi inspector and race through Washington, D.C., and Virginia.

FTC sues Amazon over millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by kids

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon.com alleging that the online retailer unlawfully billed parents millions of dollars for mobile in-app purchases accidentally made by their kids.

Girl, 15, hailed as heroine after Houston-area shooting that killed 6

A 15-year-old Texas girl was being hailed as a heroine after her aunt's estranged husband allegedly shot and killed six people including four children in their suburban Houston home, officials said Thursday.

Emmys 2014: Sarah Paulson gets emoji surprise, praises 'Thrones'

Sarah Paulson of FX's "American Horror Story: Coven" found out about her lead actress Emmy nomination in an emoji-laden text message that she was expected to decipher so early in the morning.

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