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TxDOT announces testing of app to help college students find sober rides home

As the fall semester welcomes back college students across the state, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will partner with three universities to test a new Facebook-integrated app designed to help students plan ahead for a sober rid

16-year NBA veteran, Tracy McGrady, retires

National Basketball League veteran forward, Tracy McGrady, announced his retirement Monday morning. "T-Mac," 34, ended his 16-year basketball career with the 2012-2013 Western Conference Champion San Antonio Spurs.

50 years later we retrace the historic 1963 March on Washington

Here's a look at what you need to know about the 1963 March on Washington, led by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and others. The 50th anniversary of this historic event is August 28, 2013.

Yosemite wildfire burns area the size of Chicago, threatens homes

A northern California wildfire that's threatening Yosemite National Park grew to historic proportions early Monday, becoming the 13th largest in state history, state fire authorities said.

2013 VMAs: Justin Timberlake shines with 'N SYNC, Eminem announces new album

Forget about the Moonmen. It was all about the performances at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. The VMAs were held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn; it was the first time the show has been held in New York in four years.

Set your DVRs at home to season pass recordings of FOX's returning and new fall series

FOX fans can now get a head start on their Season Passes for the fall.

4-year-old runs over, kills sister in Texas

A 16-month-old girl was run over and killed Sunday after authorities say her 4-year-old sibling climbed into a truck and put it in neutral.

Jodi Arias hearing: Will judge set date for penalty retrial?

Jodi Arias will return to court Monday for a hearing that could set the stage for her penalty-phase retrial.

Jerry Sandusky's son, six others reach settlement with Penn State

Jerry Sandusky's adopted son and six other victims of the former Penn State assistant football coach have finalized settlement agreements with the university, attorneys said. The amounts of the settlements are confidential.

Oklahoma gov.: Would be 'nice' if Obama spoke on 'thrill kill' murder

Oklahoma's Republican governor said Sunday it would be fitting for President Barack Obama to speak out on the murder of Christopher Lane, the Australian college student who was gunned down in a murder that police say was motivated only by b