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Holiday mail for Heroes

Each year the American Red Cross provides assistance to more than 2 million service members and many of our nation’s 24 million veterans.

Texans cut safety, Ed Reed

According to ESPN Central Texas, the Houston Texans have cut safety, Ed Reed.

Thanksgiving travel stats, most popular destinations

With Thanksgiving only weeks away, TripAdvisor, the world largest travel website, conducted a survey to determine America’s Thanksgiving travel plans. 

One World Trade Center will be U.S.A.'s tallest building, group confirms

New York's One World Trade Center will be the United States' tallest building after all, according to the group that decides such things.

Haunted by the Newtown massacre, police officer faces firing over PTSD

A Newtown, Connecticut, police officer haunted by the horrific images of the mass shooting at an elementary school there said Monday that he could lose his job after being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Supreme Court justices dismiss another Oklahoma law on abortion

Oklahoma lost another round in its effort to restrict abortions when the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday declined to hear an appeal in a case that would force women seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound first.

Montana fugitive captured in Texarkana, sentenced to 15 years in prison for child porn

A Montana registered sex offender was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Wednesday for transporting child pornography across state lines while attempting to elude authorities seeking him for probation violations pertaining to a prior child

2 sentenced for sexually abusing minor to produce child porn

In unrelated cases, two Maryland men were each sentenced Thursday, November 7, to more than 25 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor to produce child pornography.

Gun violence in PG-13 movies has tripled

When was the last time you saw a blockbuster film that didn't include a gun?