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Axelrod admits Dems have 'major hurdles,' after new poll

Former top Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod acknowledge Saturday that Democrats face tough challenges in November, following a new Associated Press-GfK poll that shows voters increasingly appear to want Republicans over Democrats to control Congress.

Aaron Harrison's late shot lifts Kentucky past Wisconsin and into title game

Aaron Harrison added another shining moment to his legacy as Mr. Clutch for the 2013-2014 Kentucky Wildcats Saturday night, as his three-point shot with 5.7 seconds remaining game Kentucky a 74-73 victory over the Wisconsin Badgers and set up a showdown with the Connecticut Huskies for the national championship Monday night. 

6-year-old boy in drowning case against mother dies

A 6-year-old Pennsylvania boy whose mother allegedly held him underwater in a bathtub has died, four days after his younger brother drowned, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Saturday.