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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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The world's oldest person dies at 117The world's oldest person dies at 117Misao Okawa died of heart failure at her Osaka nursing home.
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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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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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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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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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Powdered alcohol ban sent to full HousePowdered alcohol ban sent to full HouseThe same month federal regulators approved the sale of powdered alcohol, Texas has joined a growing number of states moving quickly to outlaw the new product that health officials say could make it easier for minors to conceal and consume alcohol.
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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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94-year-old man found safe, Silver Alert canceled94-year-old man found safe, Silver Alert canceledSamuel Hamilton, 94, was found safe overnight after a Silver Alert.
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McConaughey will donate UH commencement speaker feesMcConaughey will donate UH commencement speaker feesSpeaker fees for the event total $135,000, plus travel expenses.
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Truck spills load of bananas on I-10 rampTruck spills load of bananas on I-10 rampAn 18-wheeler flipped onto its side Tuesday evening on the ramp that connects I-10 East to US 59 North.
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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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Baytown police fatally shoot suspect armed with pellet gunBaytown police fatally shoot suspect armed with pellet gunPolice in Baytown shot and killed a suspect overnight after he allegedly waived what appeared to be an AR15 assault rifle. I
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Rice University student robbed at gunpointRice University student robbed at gunpointSomeone was able to snap a photo of the suspect as he ran away.
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'Brutus' the Rottweiler walks again on four new 'paws''Brutus' the Rottweiler walks again on four new 'paws'A Rottweiler named Brutus is taking steps towards a new lease on life with four new 'paws.'
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Father of four killed in road rage shootingFather of four killed in road rage shootingA man was fatally shot at his home after a fender bender turned into a case of road rage, police in Pasadena say.
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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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Task force arrests 12 in online child sex sting operation in Fort BendTask force arrests 12 in online child sex sting operation in Fort BendTwelve suspects have been arrested as part of an online child sex sting operation conducted by the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office and partners in the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
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Work begins to create plan to turn Astrodome into giant parkWork begins to create plan to turn Astrodome into giant parkOfficials will now work to develop a plan that would turn the iconic but shuttered Houston Astrodome into a massive indoor park with surrounding green space.
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Yuengling ousts Boston Beer as top U.S. craft breweryYuengling ousts Boston Beer as top U.S. craft breweryYuengling takes over No. 1 craft brewery spot from Boston Beer
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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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Cuffed suspect back in custody after downtown escapeCuffed suspect back in custody after downtown escapeAn inmate being booked into the jail facility in downtown Houston managed to escape custody around lunchtime
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Congressman's son named in hazing-death lawsuitCongressman's son named in hazing-death lawsuitThe suit follows the death 19-year-old Clemson University student.
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Cheap oil prices chop jobs by thousandsCheap oil prices chop jobs by thousandsOil producer's U.S. tally shows thousands of oil layoff announcements a week in four months.
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Joni Mitchell hospitalizedJoni Mitchell hospitalizedMitchell was found unconscious on her bathroom floor, according to a report.
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A look inside Mike Tyson's abandoned Ohio mansionA look inside Mike Tyson's abandoned Ohio mansionMike Tyson sold his Ohio mansion back in the late 90s, and since then it's fallen into disrepair.
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You can now play Pac-Man on a Google Maps view of HoustonYou can now play Pac-Man on a Google Maps view of HoustonYou can now play the part of Pac-Man in a version of the classic video game on the streets of Houston -- or any neighborhood for that matter.
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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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Cherry blossoms bloom in JapanCherry blossoms bloom in JapanVisitors view the blooms on a bridge over Chidorigafuchi Moat.
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In Your Area
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.
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.
A Florida Army veteran confronted a man panhandling after he noticed some discrepancies with his uniform.
A Colorado man was stabbed four times after a guy he was arguing with on Facebook showed up at his door.