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Raiders to play final game in Oakland Coliseum

The Oakland Raiders are a franchise used to change. Before the team ever even took the field, they had to switch their name.In his book "Black Knight: Al Davis and his Raiders," author Ira Simmons details how a local columnist…

Two California deputies were ignored in a Starbucks, officials say

Starbucks is apologizing after a California sheriff's office said two of their deputies were ignored in a store."Two of our deputies were refused service at Starbucks," Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco said on Twitter. "The anti police culture repeatedly displayed…

LSU's Joe Burrow wins the Heisman Trophy

Louisiana State University quarterback Joe Burrow took home the Heisman Memorial Trophy Saturday.The trophy is awarded annually to "most outstanding football player in the United States." Burrow's win makes him LSU's second winner, joining running back Billy Cannon who won…

3 bodies discovered buried at the Alamo in Texas

Three bodies buried in a monk burial room and nave of the Alamo Church have been discovered, according to the Texas General Land Office and the Alamo Mission Archaeological Advisory Committee.The bodies appear to belong to a teenager or young…

248 vases stolen from graves in an Indiana cemetery

A cemetery in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is missing 248 vases after they were stolen from the headstones of graves, according to police.The vases taken from Greenlawn Memorial Park are valued at $124,000, Fort Wayne police spokeswoman Sofia Rosales-Scatena told CNN."Why…

NHLer Oskar Lindblom diagnosed with rare bone cancer

Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom has been diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, the team said.Specialists at the University of Pennsylvania diagnosed the 23-year-old Swede, said Flyers General Manager Chuck Fletcher. He will have more tests…

Scientists have discovered deepest point on land

A new study shows that the deepest point on land is under the Denman Glacier in East Antarctica. Glaciologists at the University of California, Irvine, were mapping the area only to find that the trough under the glacier went far…

Wet and windy weekend forecast along the East Coast

Soggy, windy conditions are expected to continue up and down the East Coast this weekend, forecasters say.A severe thunderstorm watch has been posted for areas of central Florida and is in effect through 11 a.m. ET. In the Northeast, almost…

A runner who smacked a reporter's backside on air now faces charges

The man accused of slapping a news reporter on the backside while she was reporting live in Savannah, Georgia, last week has been arrested and charged with sexual battery, according to her employer, CNN affiliate WSAV.Thomas Callaway turned himself in…