White House press secretary Jay Carney pauses as he speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 29, 2014. Carney discussed the Department of Veterans Affairs and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and other topics. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

White House press secretary steps down

White House press secretary Jay Carney became the news instead of just delivering it Friday, when President Barack Obama unexpectedly interr…

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2011, file photo, Lance Armstrong pauses during an interview in Austin, Texas. Armstrong has given sworn testimony naming several people he says knew about his performance-enhancing drug use.  (AP Photo/Thao Nguyen, File)

Texas court denies Armstrong appeal

The Texas Supreme Court has denied Lance Armstrong’s request to block a Dallas company’s attempts to recover about $12 million in performanc…