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5 days before wedding, coach lost fiancée in crash5 days before wedding, coach lost fiancée in crashDalton State basketball coach John Redman lost his fiancée 5 days before their planned wedding.
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Controversial heart transplant recipient killed in police chaseControversial heart transplant recipient killed in police chaseA source close to the family confirms the 17-year-old killed in a high speed police chase was the recipient of a heart transplant in 2013.
- 18 hours, 31 minutes ago
Texas lawyer sues Hollywood hairstylist Chaz DeanTexas lawyer sues Hollywood hairstylist Chaz DeanA Dallas attorney is suing Hollywood hairstylist Chaz Dean in federal court
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The upside to global warming? Dragons, of courseThe upside to global warming? Dragons, of courseThe paper is based on a manuscript discovered at Oxford in a cupboard marked "Lost Propertie"
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Coffee shop takes girl from homelessness to happinessCoffee shop takes girl from homelessness to happinessA tiny coffee shop in Denver has one mission, helping homeless youth reclaim their lives.
- 12 hours ago
Bee pollination researcher finds $100K in spam folderBee pollination researcher finds $100K in spam folderVermont grad student looking at bees' relationship with blueberry pollination.
- 6 hours, 54 minutes ago
La Porte arrests sex offender in undercover operationLa Porte arrests sex offender in undercover operationA 33-year-old registered sex offender was arrested Monday night after he was accused of communicating with what he believed was a 13-year-old.
- 20 hours, 9 minutes ago
Baby born without a nose is heading homeBaby born without a nose is heading homeWhen little Eli Thompson was born on March 4, no one had any reason to believe he'd be anything but a healthy, bouncing baby boy. As soon as he was delivered, the doctor placed him on his mother's chest, while his father cut the cord, but when Brandi McGlathery...
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Constables: Boyfriend fatally shoots exConstables: Boyfriend fatally shoots exThe shooting was reported early Wednesday morning in front of a home in the 11900 block of Canyon Star Lane.
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Police: Fight over lottery winnings led to murder-suicidePolice: Fight over lottery winnings led to murder-suicideFort Worth police say a man who won $500 on a scratch-off lottery ticket fatally shot his live-in girlfriend and then himself after an argument over him not wanting to share the winnings with her.
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New Houston rail line confusing driversNew Houston rail line confusing driversThis year, around Opening Day, there's a new rookie in play downtown near the stadiums: METRO Light Rail
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Alabama mom's Facebook apology for rude daughters goes viralAlabama mom's Facebook apology for rude daughters goes viralThe post explains that her two teenage daughters and son went to the movie "Cinderella" and were disruptive and rude
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Best of April Fools: Backwards Google, Uber with catsBest of April Fools: Backwards Google, Uber with catsTech gets in on the April Fools' jokes. Here are some of the best
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Southwest adds bag fees – for April Fools' DaySouthwest adds bag fees – for April Fools' DaySouthwest's announcement poked fun at other airlines' complicated baggage policies.
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Video shows robbery smashing jewelry case at Willowbrook MallVideo shows robbery smashing jewelry case at Willowbrook MallAnyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Robbery Division at 713-308-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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McDonald's raises pay for 90,000 workersMcDonald's raises pay for 90,000 workersMcDonald's, which has been struggling with sagging sales, will boost pay starting in July
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GOP leaders send Ind. gov. new 'religious freedom' proposalGOP leaders send Ind. gov. new 'religious freedom' proposalThe clarification would say that the new "religious freedom" law does not authorize a provider to refuse to offer or provide its services, facilities, goods, or public accommodation to any member of the public based on sexual orientation or gender identity
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The top 10 worst cities for trafficThe top 10 worst cities for trafficIs there anything worse than sitting in traffic during rush hour?
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Judge removes longtime prosecutor from Bernie Tiede caseJudge removes longtime prosecutor from Bernie Tiede caseTiede served approximately seventeen years of a life sentence for the 1996 murder of Carthage millionaire Marjorie Nugent
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Joni Mitchell hospitalizedJoni Mitchell hospitalizedMitchell was found unconscious on her bathroom floor, according to a report.
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New 'oldest person in the world' lives in ArkansasNew 'oldest person in the world' lives in ArkansasWith the death at 117 of Japan's Misao Okawa, Arkansan Gertrude Weaver is now the world's oldest person.
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New research sets Anne Frank's death earlierNew research sets Anne Frank's death earlierAmsterdam museum concludes she and sister died in Nazi camp in February 1945, not late March.
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J. Paul Getty's grandson found deadJ. Paul Getty's grandson found deadGetty had recently taken out a restraining order on a woman, according to a report.
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Shoe that helps you take a selfie among April Fools' goldShoe that helps you take a selfie among April Fools' goldCheck out some of the best 2015 April Fools' jokes from companies so far.
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AT&T intern invents device to save kids left in hot carsAT&T intern invents device to save kids left in hot carsEvery year, we hear those awful stories from the parking lot — when a child or a pet is left alone in a closed car.
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HPD: Spying ex-husband shot woman, new boyfriendHPD: Spying ex-husband shot woman, new boyfriendPolice believe a disgruntled ex-husband may be responsible for an ambush-style double shooting in southwest Houston.
- 15 hours, 30 minutes ago
Gary Dahl, creator of the Pet Rock, dies at 78Gary Dahl, creator of the Pet Rock, dies at 78Dahl also penned "Advertising for Dummies."
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Walking the most dangerous footpath in the worldWalking the most dangerous footpath in the worldA tourist stops for a photograph.
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Photos: Investigation into double shooting in SW HoustonPhotos: Investigation into double shooting in SW HoustonTwo people were shot and their SUV was riddled with bullets overnight in SW Houston. HPD is investigating. This is near Bellaire and Cook.
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Photos: Remembering Selena 20 years after her deathPhotos: Remembering Selena 20 years after her deathSelena poses inside a nightclub.
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The jury in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating trial convicted 11 of the 12 defendants of racketeering after more than six months of testimony.
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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured these stunning images of Super Typhoon Maysak in the Pacific Ocean.
With the passing of Gary Dahl, the creator of the Pet Rock, let's take a look back at some of the best toy fads ever. Get ready for some serious nostalgia.
Thieves in Georgia were able to make off with a store's 10-foot metal rooster despite it weighing over 300 pounds.
In time for April Fools' Day, Google is using Maps to pay tribute to a classic video game Pac-Man, allowing users to play it in their own city streets.
Opportunities for a second chances come in many forms. For a Rottweiler named Brutus, he's taking steps towards a new lease on life – steps that wouldn't be possible without prosthetic limbs.
Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which takes effect July 1, would prohibit laws that "substantially burden" a person's freedom of religion unless the government can prove a compelling interest in imposing that burden.
Photographer Johnny Joo gained access to an abandoned mansion once owned by boxing legend Mike Tyson. More of Joo's photos can be found at Facebook.com/JohnnyJooPhotography and ArchitecturalAfterlife.com.
USA TODAY's Ed Baig reviews the newest in the HTC line-up, the HTC M9, a phone that while stylish just does not quite keep up with competitors.