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L.A. councilman proposes city-wide free Wi-Fi service

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Blumenfield said today he wants to give Angelenos free, citywide access to wireless internet service. Blumenfield asked staffers with the city’s Information Technology Agency for a […]

07/31/2013

This July 24, 2013 photo provided by the Office of George Bush shows President George H. W. Bush with Patrick (last name withheld at family's request), 2, in Kennebunkport, Maine. Bush this week joined members of his Secret Service detail in shaving his head to show solidarity for Patrick, who is the son of one of the agents. The child is undergoing treatment for leukemia and is losing his hair as a result. (AP Photo/Office of George Bush)

George H.W. Bush shaves head in solidarity with child

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has shaved his head to show solidarity for the sick child of a Secret Service agent. A statement issued by a Bush spokesman Wednesday says the 89-year-old […]

07/24/2013

Authorities investigate a home Friday, July 19, 2013, in Houston where police say four homeless men were found in deplorable conditions. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Cops: 4 men found held in ‘deplorable’ Texas home

HOUSTON (AP) — Four men found living in “deplorable conditions” in a Houston garage on Friday told police that they were being held captive after being lured by promises of food and cigarettes so that […]

07/19/2013

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Texas Republicans on verge of passing abortion law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions that would effectively shut down all abortion clinics in the nation’s second most-populous state, and Democrats planned an old-fashioned marathon filibuster […]

06/24/2013

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Star Trek creator to become part of space archive

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Remains of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, his wife and the actor who played Scotty will get a final resting place in the “Final Frontier” under plans announced Thursday to […]

06/20/2013

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FAA: Boeing 787 diverted over low oil indicator

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A United Airlines Boeing 787 flying from London to Houston was diverted to Newark, N.J., on Thursday because of a low engine oil indicator. The Federal Aviation Administration said that United […]

06/20/2013

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Teenager recovering from shark bites on hand, leg

SURFSIDE BEACH, Texas (AP) — A teenager is recovering after being bitten by as shark as he was standing in waist-deep water at a Texas beach. Surfside Beach Assistant Police Chief Gregg Bisso says the […]

06/18/2013

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NASA picks 8 new astronauts, 4 of them women

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has eight new astronauts — its first new batch in four years. Among the lucky candidates: the first female fighter pilot to become an astronaut in nearly two decades. […]

06/17/2013

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Texas senior, 18, bags 800-pound record alligator

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area high school senior has bagged a 14-foot, 800 pound alligator — the heaviest ever certified in Texas — on his first alligator hunt. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials say […]

05/16/2013

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Judge rules for cheerleaders in Bible banner suit

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge ruled Wednesday that cheerleaders at a Southeast Texas high school can display banners emblazoned with Bible verses at football games. State District Judge Steve Thomas determined the Kountze High School […]

05/08/2013

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