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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.
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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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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.
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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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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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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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McDonalds raises pay for 90,000 workersMcDonalds 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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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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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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Selena's legacy evident in aspiring musiciansSelena's legacy evident in aspiring musicians"Just the beats, they would get us going," said Catarina Gutierrez, 16, a singer and music student.
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Reports: Video from inside Germanwings flight foundReports: Video from inside Germanwings flight foundPublications say they have seen video from inside the plane just before the crash.
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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car along E. FreewayPedestrian dies after being hit by car along E. FreewayDeputies say a man was killed after he was hit by a car as he was trying to cross the road along the East Freeway late Tuesday in east Harris County.
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Bicyclist hit on Southwest Freeway near downtownBicyclist hit on Southwest Freeway near downtownA bicyclist was taken to the hospital after getting struck on the Southwest Freeway overnight.
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Does video really show final seconds of Flight 9525?Does video really show final seconds of Flight 9525?French magazine says video is real; French police express doubts.
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Ark. governor won't sign 'religious freedom' bill as isArk. governor won't sign 'religious freedom' bill as isRepublican governor wants lawmakers to either recall the bill or pass a follow-up measure.
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HPD considers new technology, worries privacy advocatesHPD considers new technology, worries privacy advocatesPrivacy activists want city council to learn more about it.
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Sen. Ted Cruz opens national campaign office in HoustonSen. Ted Cruz opens national campaign office in HoustonWith his national office now up and running here, Houstonians will be seeing a lot more of him over the next 19 months.
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Toddler found safe after abduction from washateriaToddler found safe after abduction from washateriaA K-9 went inside the apartment, found the suspect and brought him outside where he was arrested.
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Store manager robbed at N. Houston businessStore manager robbed at N. Houston businessPolice are looking for two suspects after a woman was robbed overnight in north Houston.
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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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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured these stunning images of Super Typhoon Maysak in the Pacific Ocean.
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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.
An Arizona State University course entitled "U.S. Race Theory and the Problem of Whiteness" has sparked protests and even garnered hate mail for the professor, but some on campus see no problem with the subject.