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Power Rankings: Celtics back on top

Injuries derailed their repeat bid, but a healthy Celtics team finds itself right back at No.

Ten most disappointing teams of 2009

Ole Miss was once No. 4 and Jevan Snead was being compared to Tim Tebow.

Bomb Disposal Hero Killed Days Before Afghan Leave

A British Army explosives specialist who became a legend by risking his life to defuse more than 60 Taliban roadside bombs was killed in Afghanistan during his final mission before he took leave, the Times of London reported Tuesday.

Title hopes not so bright for Yanks after Game 5

There was no bubbly in Philly for the Yanks after Game 5. Bob Klapisch says N.Y.

Digital Images Released of Missing Madeleine McCann

British police have released new age-enhanced pictures of Madeleine McCann as part of a fresh appeal for information.

Cops Search for 3 College Students After Call for Help

Authorities have been searching southwestern North Dakota for three members of the Dickinson State softball team after a friend of the women reported getting a call from them asking for help.

Abortion Clinic Director Quits After Watching Procedure

The former director of a Planned Parenthood clinic in southeast Texas says she had a "change of heart" after watching an abortion last month — and she quit her job and joined a pro-life group in praying outside the facility.

Tower of London Warders Accused of Bullying Female

Moira Cameron, the first woman to serve as yeoman warder at the Tower, was apparently isolated and harassed by resentful male colleagues, despite her long experience in the military.