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Douglas McAuthur McCain: From American kid to jihadi in Syria

Douglas McAuthur McCain: From American kid to jihadi in Syria

He was a basketball-loving kid from the Midwest who turned into a jihadi fighting for terrorists in Syria.
Is the Navy missing the boat on the stealthy Ghost warship?

Is the Navy missing the boat on the stealthy Ghost warship?

Gregory Sancoff thinks he knows what the Navy needs, even before U.S. war planners do. The Navy, he says, needs Ghost.
Michael Brown shooting: Legal questions loom

Michael Brown shooting: Legal questions loom

Was a police officer justified in shooting and killing Michael Brown? That's the question at the heart of the looming legal battles over the controversial case.
Is the Navy missing the boat on the stealthy Ghost warship?

Is the Navy missing the boat on the stealthy Ghost warship?

Gregory Sancoff thinks he knows what the Navy needs, even before U.S. war planners do. The Navy, he says, needs Ghost.
Search intensifies for New Jersey man missing in Israel

Search intensifies for New Jersey man missing in Israel

Israeli police have stepped up their search for a New Jersey man who went missing while hiking in a forest outside Jerusalem.
Survey: Economists say Fed is on 'the right track'

Survey: Economists say Fed is on 'the right track'

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a majority of economists believe the Federal Reserve is doing the right things to help repair the U.S.
GM's compensation fund gets 100th death claim

GM's compensation fund gets 100th death claim

General Motors executives have said the company would "do the right thing" for victims of its massive recall, and so far, 100 families are seeking money for someone who died.
O'Malley moving political staff into South Carolina

O'Malley moving political staff into South Carolina

As he builds support for a possible Democratic presidential bid, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is dispatching political staffers to work on two key races in South Carolina this fall, sources familiar with the moves told CNN.
HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.
Want a great 401(k)? Work for an oil company

Want a great 401(k)? Work for an oil company

Looking for a job with great retirement benefits? Consider working on an oil rig, studying law or signing up for flight school.
Bill Gates and his wife give $1 million to gun control push

Bill Gates and his wife give $1 million to gun control push

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have together donated $1 million to the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a gun control advocacy group, according to its most recent financial report with Washington State.

DEA reclassifying prescription pain killers

Pain killers containing hydrocodone will now be reclassified from a schedule 3, to a schedule 2.

Net Health prepares for back to school immunizations

Back to school is a busy time for parents and students. Not only are East Texans adjusting to new schedules and activities, many are waiting in long lines at the doctor, to get seventh graders and kindergartners immunized. 

Crazy cat rampage

A Houston, Texas man says a neighborhood cat attacked him Monday morning as he was walking his dogs.