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MIAMI — Back with a blowout, and no, the Miami Heat didn’t need LeBron James to do more. Not when Mario Chalmers and everyone else did everything right. Chalmers led the charge, James broke out to finish it with a flurry and the Heat used a 33-5 run to blow away the San Antonio Spurs 103-84 on Sunday night to even the NBA Finals at one game apiece. James missed 10 of his first 13 shots and the Heat trailed by a point late in the third quarter before unleashing the lethal brand of basketball that led them to a franchise-record 66 wins this sea
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A 29-year-old contractor who claims to have worked at the National Security Agency and the CIA allowed himself to be revealed Sunday as the source of disclosures about the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs, risking prosecution by the U.S. government.
MADISON, Minn. (AP) — A woman and a girl have died after a boat overturned on Lac qui Parle lake, sending its occupants into the water. KARE-TV reports ( http://kare11.tv/18jwmfU ) the boat flipped over Saturday afternoon near Boyd's Landing. The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's Office says authorities pulled three people from the water. A man and a girl were taken to Johnson Memorial Hospital in Dawson. A woman was taken to the Chippewa County Hospital in Montevideo. The girl and woman were both pronounced dead at the hospitals. Authorities are investigating.
BOONE, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities planned to conduct an autopsy Saturday on a body found in a river that is believed to be that of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted more than two weeks ago. Investigators are confident that the body a fisherman found Friday night in the Des Moines River near Boone is that of Kathlynn Shepard, who was abducted in Dayton, about 20 miles north of Boone, on May 20 along with a 12-year-old girl who later escaped and called 911.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- The gunman, dressed all in black and carrying a semi-automatic rifle, walked calmly through the Santa Monica College campus after killing his father, brother at their home and another man near the school, authorities said. He would kill a woman outside the library moments later, before dying from police gunfire.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For years, top officials of the Bush and Obama administrations dismissed fears about secret government data-mining by reassuring Congress that there were no secret nets trawling for Americans' phone and Internet records.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals manager Davey Johnson got what he wanted, a second consecutive rainout to give his battered team an extra day to heal. Maybe the mental break will turn out to be the catalyst the Nationals have been seeking. Certainly, nothing else has worked so far. The preseason NL East favorite remained one game below .500 Friday, when a series opener against the Minnesota Twins was postponed as rain from Tropical Storm Andrea moved north.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Retired quarterback Brett Favre is taking some of the blame for his ugly departure from the Green Bay Packers. Favre told WGR 550-AM in Buffalo on Thursday that he was “at fault” in the breakup, though he says he feels like “both sides had a part in it.” Favre also says he has patched up things with Aaron Rodgers. After Rodgers arrived at Green Bay, Favre flirted every offseason with retirement but always came back.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A fire official in Santa Monica, Calif., says two men have been found dead in a burned home near a shooting scene outside a college.
A man was arrested in northern Wisconsin's Oneida County last week after using a snowmobile to flee law enforcement officers. Of course, being late May, there was no snow in sight. “I actually asked them to repeat the information” when dispatchers relayed the call, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Warden Pat Novesky said in a DNR news release. He initially thought the report of a high-speed chase involving a snowmobile was a joke when he received it at 6:40 a.m. on May 31. But it was a real case.