Planes take flight regardless of problems

Alerted by a brake warning light in the cockpit, the captain on a U.S. airline flight last August warned passengers he was making an emergency landing and called for firetrucks to be standing by.

Usher, Keys, Shakira to play NBA All-Star game

Grammy Award-winning singers Alicia Keys and Shakira will perform during halftime of the NBA All-Star game next month.

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Leach-Tech headed to mediation

Former Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach and the school are headed to mediation Friday in Lubbock, Texas, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com on Tuesday.

Canadian Premier shuns own health care; comes to U.S. for surgery

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland Premier Danny Williams will undergo heart surgery later this week in the United States.

NFL settles dispute over 'Who Dat'

NEW ORLEANS - Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says the NFL conceeded that it has no ownership rights to the Fleur-de-Lis or the Saints cheer 'Who Dat'. The NFL is objecting to shirts marketed as official Saints gear or an NFL product.

Backdoor taxes to hit middle class

The Obama administration's plan to cut more than $1 trillion from the deficit over the next decade relies heavily on so-called backdoor tax increases that will result in a bigger tax bill for middle-class families.

Freeney hopes to play, but injury 'very discouraging'

Indianapolis Colts All-Pro defensive end Dwight Freeney still hopes to play in the Super Bowl despite a torn ligament in his right ankle.

Jets QB opts for surgery, should be ready for camp

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez has decided to have surgery on his left knee and is expected to be ready for training camp.