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Monday, October 12, 2015

A man in his 50s was shot in the head after an altercation with another fan in the parking lot after the Dallas Cowboys game against the New England Patriots in Arlington Sunday. The suspected shooter has been taken into custody. Fort Wort Star-Telegram Cowboys writer Clarence Hill reported on Twitter, "Per eyewitness, suspect was egged on by a crowd of people to kill the victim." read more

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Ahmed Mohamed is a ninth-grader in Irving, Texas who likes to tinker with electronics. On Monday, according to the Dallas Morning News, he built a simple electronic clock -- a project he said took about 20 minutes -- and strapped it inside a pencil case.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

The oil-rich West African nation of Angola has a dubious distinction. Its child morality rate is the world's worst: 157 kids out of every 1,000 die before their 5th birthday. By comparison the child mortality rate in the U.S. is 7 deaths per 1,000. In Western Europe it's between 3 and 4.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Federal scientists have determined that extremely low levels of crude oil spilled by the Exxon Valdez caused heart problems in embryonic fish, a conclusion that could shape how damage is assessed in other major spills.

"Metabolically, they're different," said John Incardona, a research toxicologist at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle. "They can't grow as well. They can't swim as fast."

Friday, August 28, 2015

Michael Brown: I'm often asked, as the person who was running FEMA when Hurricane Katrina hit, why I didn't evacuate New Orleans. My response is simple -- FEMA had no authority to do that under the Constitution, which clearly establishes a system of federalism in which state and local governments are autonomous governmental entities. We call first responders "first" for a reason. When you dial 911 your call isn't answered by an operator at 500 C Street SW, Washington, D.C., 20472. Your call is answered by a local government entity that has first and primary responsibility for a disaster." read more


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