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Army: 12 dead, 31 hurt in attack at Fort Hood

The man was identified as Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, a 39-year-old, eight-year veteran from Virginia

Suicide prevention groups protesting `The Office’

NEW YORK (AP) — Last week’s episode of “The Office” where Steve Carell’s character tries to scare children by faking a hanging has disturbed suicide prevention groups. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and other mental health organizations are asking NBC to be more sensitive. They worry that the graphic depiction of Carell struggling in a hangman’s noose might encourage mentally ill people to take their own lives.

Lieberman breaks another basketball gender barrier

DALLAS (AP) — The first woman to play pro basketball with guys is also the first hired to coach them. Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman was introduced Thursday as the head coach of the Dallas Mavericks’ affiliate in the NBA Development League, which will tip off next November.

Matsui bat, Damon spikes headed to Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Hideki Matsui’s bat and Johnny Damon’s spikes are among the items from the Yankees’ World Series title going to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Nearly a dozen pieces were donated after New York won Wednesday night and will be displayed as part of an exhibit on baseball’s postseason history.

Angels re-sign Abreu to 2-year deal

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have re-signed outfielder Bobby Abreu to a two-year contract. The deal also contains a club option for 2012

No penalties for Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA will not penalize Chris Paul or Rajon Rondo for an incident between them after a recent game in Boston. Paul pursued Rondo toward the Celtics’ locker room and was blocked by Boston assistant coaches after the Celtics’ 97-87 victory over New Orleans on Sunday night. The point guards had been assessed matching technical fouls in the second quarter after they got tangled up under the basket.