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Drop in gas prices benefits US drivers, economy
A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive.
Final shootout, then Boston bombing suspect caught
For just a few minutes, it seemed as if the dragnet that had shut down a metropolitan area of millions while legions of police went house to house looking for the suspected Boston Marathon bomber had failed.
Bears win 12 inning game against Raiders after blowing 12-0 lead
Brandon Humphreys left Friday's game between the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears and Lumberton Raiders with a comfortable 12-0 lead in the fifth.
Obama declares emergency after Texas plant blast
President Barack Obama has issued an emergency declaration and pledged disaster relief aid to Texas to help in the recovery efforts following this week's deadly fertilizer plant explosion near Waco.
Boston police: Bombing suspect is in custody
A 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead.
Texas town grieves for dead first-responders
Buck Uptmor didn't have to go to West Fertilizer Co. when the fire started.
1 of 2 suspects in Boston bombing killed
The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer and hurled explosives at police in a car chase and gun battle overnight that left one of them dead and his brother on the loose, authorities said Friday as thousands of officers swarmed the streets in a manhunt that all but paralyzed the Boston area.
VIDEO: Scenes of Texas fertilizer plant after explosion
Texas DPS officer D.L Wilson briefs the media at a midnight press conference after the explosions of a fertilizer plant in the city of West, Texas.
Texas ammonia-plant blast kills an estimated 5 to 15 people
An explosion at Adair Grain Inc.'s fertilizer facility in the town of West killed as many as 15 people and injured at least 160 in what may be the worst U.S. industrial disaster since the Texas refinery blast in 2005.
Texas Senate approves teacher weapons training
Texas schools could send up to two teachers to get special tactical response and weapons training to help guard against school shooters under a bill approved Wednesday by the state Senate.
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