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Millennials love cash

Millennials love cash

Forget stocks. Millennials want their money in cold, hard cash.
5,000 gallons of diesel spill after 2 trains collide in Wisconsin

5,000 gallons of diesel spill after 2 trains collide in Wisconsin

Two trains collided in southeastern Wisconsin on Sunday night, causing 5,000 gallons of diesel to spill, a fire official said.
Malaysia Airlines crash: Kerry lashes out at Russia over downed jet

Malaysia Airlines crash: Kerry lashes out at Russia over downed jet

There's no shortage of evidence that shows pro-Russian rebels shot down a Malaysian jet in Ukraine last week, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said.
Rory McIlroy wins British Open

Rory McIlroy wins British Open

Rory McIlroy emerged triumphant at the end of a testing final round to win the British Open title at Hoylake Sunday to claim the third major title of his career.
Famed actor James Garner dies at 86

Famed actor James Garner dies at 86

James Garner, the understated, wisecracking everyman actor who enjoyed multi-generational success on both the small and big screen, has died. He was 86.
New York man dies after chokehold by police

New York man dies after chokehold by police

Confronted by police trying to arrest him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes, Eric Garner raised both hands in the air and, with passive defiance, told the officers not to touch him.
Florida jury awards $23.6 billion to widow in smoking lawsuit

Florida jury awards $23.6 billion to widow in smoking lawsuit

A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in punitive damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, her lawyer said.
Wildfires drive residents from homes in Washington state and Canada

Wildfires drive residents from homes in Washington state and Canada

Wildfires spanning almost 250,000 acres are driving hundreds of people from their homes in Washington state and across the border in Canada, officials said.
Athlete, football fans, vacationing family among Malaysia Airlines crash victims

Athlete, football fans, vacationing family among Malaysia Airlines crash victims

A nun, an international athlete and a family traveling on summer vacation. The victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from around the world and held a wide range of hopes and dreams.

Super Domino Joe from Tyler is headed to the Big Apple

Next week, East Texas will be represented on a national stage. 15-year-old Joe Parks of Tyler will showcase his latest domino collapsing masterpiece.
$2.9 million settlement reached in West Virginia chemical spill

$2.9 million settlement reached in West Virginia chemical spill

A settlement was reached Friday with the company at the center of a January chemical leak that contaminated the water supply for 300,000 West Virginians, according to an attorney for the plaintiffs.
Athlete, football fans, vacationing family among Malaysia Airlines crash victims

Athlete, football fans, vacationing family among Malaysia Airlines crash victims

A nun, an international athlete and a family traveling on summer vacation. The victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from around the world and held a wide range of hopes and dreams.
Triple murder suspect goes from guilty to innocent and back to guilty

Triple murder suspect goes from guilty to innocent and back to guilty

Courtroom experts call it a one-of-kind murder mystery that some people believe has yet to be completely solved.
Bill Clinton on Malaysian airliner: 'It's pretty tough'

Bill Clinton on Malaysian airliner: 'It's pretty tough'

 Former President Bill Clinton said that AIDS researchers among the 298 killed when a Malaysia Airlines jetliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday were "doing so much good."