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Democrats face loss of Kennedy seat, health care vote

MASSACHUSETTES - Democrats face the possibility of losing their most iconic U.S.

Chrysler to recall 24,177 vehicles on brake issue

Chrysler Group LLC will recall 24,177 vehicles due to a potential defect in a brake system that could result in sudden brake failure, the automaker said in a filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administr

Report: NASCAR looking for new garage boss

NASCAR is looking for a new garage chief now that John Darby is leaving.

Federer passes early test at Aussie Open

Top-ranked Roger Federer survives an early test in Melbourne.

Chargers extend Turner's contract through 2013

Like it or not, Chargers fans, coach Norv Turner will be sticking around for four more years.

Magic need to get it together to be in title mix

The Lakers hit the Magic with a dose of reality — they're not a title team.

Sixers center Dalembert leaves team to help Haiti

Philadelphia 76ers center Samuel Dalembert is going to his native Haiti with the aid group Project MediShare to assist with the earthquake relief effort.

Brown's career-high 22 lift Lakers past Magic

Shannon Brown scored a career-high 22 points, Pau Gasol had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers scored the first 15 points of the fourth quarter Monday night for a 98-92 victory over the Orlando Magic in the first rematch of last se

No. 10 Kansas State pulls off upset against No. 1 Longhorns

More than 15 minutes after the final horn, thousands of Kansas State fans lingered in the stands to savor a hard-earned victory.