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All teachers fired at underperforming school in Rhode Island

CENTRAL FALLS, Rhode Island — The blue-and-white banner exclaiming "anticipation" on the front of Central Falls High School seems like a cruel joke for an institution so chronically troubled that its leaders decid

2nd run of women's giant slalom postponed

The second run of the Olympic women's giant slalom was postponed Wednesday due to dense fog and rescheduled for Thursday.

Texas AD denies talk of switch to Big Ten

The University of Texas likes its position in the Big 12 Conference and hasn't talked with the Big Ten about expansion plans for that league.

Tearful Tomlinson says goodbye to San Diego

An emotional LaDainian Tomlinson says he's sad to be leaving the San Diego Chargers but is excited for the future.

Celtics likely without Pierce on Thursday vs. Cavs

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers says star forward Paul Pierce likely will miss the game Thursday against Cleveland because of a lingering right thumb injury.