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Lance Armstrong resigning from Livestrong cancer charity

Former pro cyclist Lance Armstrong will step down as chairman of the Livestrong cancer charity he founded in 1997 after recovering from the disease, organization spokeswoman Katerhine McClane said Wednesday.

Zimmerman Trial Is Set

The criminal trial for George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, is set for June 10, his defense attorney said Wednesday. --

Billy Graham's group removes Mormon cult reference from website

Shortly after Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney enjoyed cookies and soft drinks with the Rev.

Police: Couple ran strip club in home; abused, beat their adopted kids

It started with a dead body on the front yard of a Southern California home.

September has record high temperatures

September's weather is one for the record books in the U.S. Last month tied for the warmest September on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Jennifer Aniston tears up talking engagement

Maybe it was because she was chatting with pal Chelsea Handler, but Jennifer Aniston couldn't help getting a little emotional on "Chelsea Lately" Monday.

Get a whiff of Brad Pitt's Chanel No. 5 commercial

The one thing "inevitable" about Chanel No. 5's ad campaign starring Brad Pitt was the reaction.

Sports Illustrated investigates Tyrann Mathieu's rise and fall

Sports Illustrated Senior Writers Thayer Evans and Pete Thamel get inside the world of former LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu, one of college football’s most exciting players last season who was kicked off the team in August for multipl

Mercier: 'U.S. Postal doping predates Armstrong'

The systematic use of performance enhancing substances within Lance Armstrong's former U.S. Postal Service team has been detailed by one cyclist who resisted the temptation to dope.

Move over Tatooine! Amateur astronomers discover new planet with four suns

Thirty five years ago, a scene in the first "Star Wars" film captivated movie-goers: Luke Skywalker peering across the landscape of Tatooine -- a desert planet dominated by a pair of setting suns.