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Miami Heat forward LeBron James, left, passes around Los Angeles Lakers guard Wesley Johnson during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LeBron James wins AP Male Athlete of the Year

MIAMI (AP) — The only thing that keeps LeBron James up worrying at night is basketball, which simultaneously makes perfect sense and no sense. On one hand, he’s the game’s best player. On the other, […]

12/26/2013

George Zimmerman leaves court Tuesday, Nov. 19,  2013, in Sanford, Fla. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool)

Girlfriend wants charges dropped against Zimmerman

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors are considering whether to move forward with domestic violence charges against George Zimmerman even though his girlfriend is asking them not to do so. Without a witness willing to testify, […]

12/10/2013

Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

LeBron hosting Thanksgiving for Heat in Cleveland

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James will have his favorite Thanksgiving foods — turkey, yams and macaroni and cheese — on his holiday table Thursday. More importantly, that table will be surrounded by his favorite people. […]

11/26/2013

Los Angeles Clippers' Willie Green, right, looks for a way past Orlando Magic's Maurice Harkless during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Vucevic scores 30, Magic hold off Clippers 98-90

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nik Vucevic had 30 points and 21 rebounds and hit six free throws in the final 23 seconds to help the Orlando Magic hold on for a 98-90 victory over the […]

11/06/2013

U.S. citizen William Potts explains his arrest in Cuba during an interview at his home in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.  Years after he hijacked a plane traveling from Newark to Miami in 1984, which landed in Cuba, Potts is optimistic that he’ll soon be heading home. While he faces virtually certain arrest upon return, he said he believes that the time he served in Cuba will allow him to avoid a lengthy second jail term. In Cuba, Potts was convicted of air piracy. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Hijacker returns to US after 30 years in Cuba

MIAMI (AP) — An American who hijacked an airliner to Cuba nearly 30 years ago has arrived in Miami to face justice in the U.S. FBI agents took 56-year-old William Potts into custody Wednesday shortly […]

11/06/2013

David Beckham

AP source: Beckham picks Miami for MLS franchise

LONDON (AP) — With his playing career over, former England captain David Beckham has decided his next move: starting a Major League Soccer team in Miami. Since leaving the Los Angeles Galaxy in December, and […]

10/29/2013

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Burger King sees early promise in Satisfries

NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King says it’s attracting more customers with its new lower-calorie fries but is being careful not to call them a home run yet. The Miami-based company said Monday that it […]

10/28/2013

The Carnival Cruise line ship, Victory, sits in port in Miami, Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

6-year-old boy drowns in pool on cruise

MIAMI (AP) — A 6-year-old boy drowned in one of the pools aboard a Carnival Cruise Lines ship while at sea, the company said in a statement Monday. The Carnival Victory was on the last […]

10/14/2013

This NOAA satellite image taken Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 at 1:45 a.m. EDT shows a low pressure system tracking across the Northern Plains with showers and thunderstorms. Areas of scattered showers are seen over the Ohio Valley and Tennessee Valley. Farther south a tropical disturbance is seen moving into the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Fair weather is seen over the Northeast. (AP PHOTO/WEATHER UNDERGROUND)

Tropical Storm Karen forms in the Gulf of Mexico

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Preparations began Thursday along the central Gulf Coast as newly formed Tropical Storm Karen threatened to become the first named tropical system to menace the United States this year. Hurricane and […]

10/03/2013

French skipper Gerard d'Aboville and captain of The Turanor PlanetSolar, poses on the world's largest solar boat, in Paris, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. The PlanetSolar with its 537 square meters of photovoltaic panels powering 6 blocks of lithium-ion batteries, accomplished the first around the world trip powered only by solar energy in May 2012. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Solar boat reaches Paris after crossing Atlantic

PARIS (AP) — The world’s largest solar-powered boat has docked on the banks of the Seine River, its final port of call after a three-month voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to study how the Gulf […]

09/10/2013

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