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Older Americans are early winners under health law
For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another.
Judge takes hands-on approach to domestic violence
A Dallas judge is trying to give men convicted of domestic violence strong directions and guidance in hopes of modifying their behavior instead of sending them to jail.
Texas mom guilty in daughter's malnutrition death
A West Texas woman was convicted Wednesday in the starvation death of her 22-month-old daughter.
East Texas baby died of malnutrition, dehydration
A coroner has determined a 2-month-old East Texas boy who at the time he died weighed a pound less than when he was born suffered malnutrition and dehydration.
Dallas firefighter dies in fall from icy overpass
A Dallas firefighter has died after falling from an icy highway overpass as crews responded to numerous accidents reported across the region, officials said early Tuesday.
No suspects or arrests in Wis. baby disappearance
Federal investigators have joined the search for a 5-day-old infant who disappeared from a bassinette at a home in southern Wisconsin.
Woman facing execution in Texas
When capital murder defendant Suzanne Basso showed up for court, there was no certainty which Suzanne Basso would appear.
Feds want cars to be able to talk to each other
Raising hopes of preventing many deadly collisions, transportation officials said Monday they plan to propose requiring automakers to equip new cars and light trucks with technology that lets vehicles communicate with each other.
Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle
The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada moved a significant step toward completion Friday as the State Department raised no major environmental objections to its construction
Texas to offer 2 new algebra II alternatives
The state's new high school graduation requirements began to take shape Thursday, as the Texas Board of Education approved a curriculum that frees many students from having to take algebra II but also provides alternative math courses designed to cover much of the same material.
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