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Couple hangs puppy, post pictures on Facebook

A couple is accused of hanging their puppy by its neck, then posting pictures of it on Facebook,.

Husband: Pregnant, brain-dead wife wouldn't want to be on life support

The husband of a pregnant Texas woman -- who he says has been brain dead for seven weeks -- asked a court Tuesday to force a hospital to take her off a respirator, ventilator and other machines, saying her wishes shouldn't be disregarded ju

Apple to refund millions for kids' in-app purchases

Apple will refund millions of dollars to consumers after allowing kids to make in-app purchases without their parents' consent.

Golf pro honored by PGA for coaching youth charged with molesting students

 A California golf coach honored "for developing a wealth of exciting and educational golf programs to juniors" appears in court Wednesday on charges of molesting young students.

TxDOT and DOTD kick off Sabine River Bridge replacement project

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) celebrated the start of construction on the long-awaited U.S. 84 Sabine River Bridge replacement project.

At least 17 Pakistani students killed in crash

At least 17 Pakistani students on their way home from a quiz competition were killed in a school van crash on Wednesday, a hospital official said.

FDA: Acetaminophen doses over 325 mg might lead to liver damage

You're in pain after surgery, and your doctor prescribes you Vicodin, or maybe Percocet. But when you get home, the pain hasn't subsided and you decide to pop some Extra Strength Tylenol.

NSA to senator: If we were collecting your phone records, we couldn't tell you

National Security Agency chief Gen. Keith Alexander, in response to a letter from Sen.

Money pours in for Texas governor's race

The Texas gubernatorial race is already turning into a high-dollar contest. Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis' team reported Tuesday raising $12.2 million in the second half of last year.

Divers find body of missing pilot in Navy helicopter crash

The body of a Navy pilot missing since his helicopter crashed off Virginia's southern coast has been found.