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Federer, Serena survive scares; Venus, Djokovic ousted

Serena survives a big scare, but Venus loses a stunner at the Australian Open.

Son of pro golfer Green found dead in dorm

Hunter Green, the son of professional golfer Ken Green, was found dead in his dorm room at Southern Methodist University last week, authorities said.

Source: Colts to leave Pro Bowl at halftime

Call it the semi-Pro Bowl. The latest blow to Sunday’s maligned NFL all-star game: The seven Indianapolis Colts selected won’t stick around to watch the final outcome at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

Dealers are still selling cars covered by the throttle recall

Toyota says it still is making cars and trucks with potentially sticking accelerator-pedal assemblies that triggered a recall last Thursday of 2.3 million Toyota-brand cars and trucks.

Police commander of World Economic Forum found dead

DAVOS - The police commander heading security at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland was found dead on Tuesday, local authorities said, adding that his death appeared to be suicide.

Source: Padres sign Garland to one-year, $5.3M deal

The San Diego Padres made their own splash in the free-agent starting pitching market Tuesday, signing right-hander Jon Garland to a one-year, $5.3 million dollar deal.

Vikings: No deadline for Favre decision

The Minnesota Vikings must wait to hear from Brett Favre about whether he'll play next season.

Bode Miller will try to qualify for U.S. Open

Bode Miller will trade his skis for a tennis racket after the Winter Olympics and World Cup season. Miller will attempt to qualify for the U.S. Open through a new national playoff system announced on Tuesday by the U.S.

Filmmaker who targeted ACORN arrested in alleged Senate phone scheme

The independent filmmaker who brought ACORN to its knees last year with an undercover expose was arrested this week along with three others, including the son of a federal prosecutor, and accused of trying to interf