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Obama looking to give new life to immigration reform

In an effort to advance a bill through Congress before midterm elections, the president meets with two senators who have spent months trying to craft legislation.

Mets star Reyes has thyroid problem; more tests coming

Mets shortstop Jose Reyes plans to undergo tests in New York after doctors in Florida discovered a thyroid imbalance, the team said Friday.

Celtics add veteran All-Star Finley ahead of playoffs

Michael Finley will celebrate his 37th birthday Saturday as a member of the Boston Celtics.

Lions sign three-time Pro Bowl DE, trade for Browns DT

Defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch has agreed to a four-year deal with the Detroit Lions.

NFL Buzz: Latest free-agency updates

The aggressive Bears get their guy landing top free-agent prize Julius Peppers.

Yankee Stadium to host welterweight title fight

Boxing is making its long-awaited return to Yankee Stadium, where icons like Muhammad Ali and Joe Louis once plied their trade.

Body scanners are headed to 11 major airports

WASHINGTON — Eleven major airports will begin using body scanners to screen passengers as the Transportation Security Administration launches a plan to buy 1,000 of the machines over the next two years.

Colts re-sign defensive captain Brackett to $33M deal

The Indianapolis Colts have re-signed middle linebacker Gary Brackett, the leader of their defense.