Chile steps up hunt for quake victims

CONCEPCION, Chile – Rescue crews with sniffer dogs fanned out around Chile's earthquake-ravaged cities and villages on Wednesday, searching for survivors inside the mountains of rubble.

Redskins' 6-time Pro Bowl LT Samuels to retire

Washington Redskins six-time Pro Bowl left tackle Chris Samuels will announce his retirement Thursday.

Alleged serial killer's trial slated to begin

LAFAYETTE - The trial of Jeffery Lee Guillory is scheduled to start Wednesday. Guillory is facing charges of attempted second-degree murder and robbery. He also is an accused serial killer, allegedly responsible for the deaths of three Baton Ro

NASCAR making change to cars

NASCAR is weeks away from making a small but significant change to its car, one that could dramatically impact how races run from here on out.

Russia's Olympics head resigns in wake of Vancouver flop

The head of the Russian Olympic Committee resigned Wednesday in the wake of the traditional powerhouse's worst performance at the Winter Games, news agencies reported.

President Obama wants comprehensive bill, GOP ideas

In a letter to congressional leadership on Tuesday, President Barack Obama did not explicitly advocate the use of reconciliation to pass health care reform into law.

English manager warns star players

England soccer manager Fabio Capello warned his pampered players on Tuesday (GMT) that they cannot afford to let their private lives get in the way of his World Cup preparations.

No. 1 Orange roll in final home game

Arinze Onuaku and Andy Rautins provided another memorable moment in Syracuse's storybook season.

Spector blogs on trade deadline news

Who's staying, who's going? Keep up with the action on trade deadline day.