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Oil towns lead nation in population growth

Oil towns lead nation in population growth

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The oil and gas boom brought about by new drilling technology is drawing people to shale plays like iron filings to magnets.

Wrestling superstar The Ultimate Warrior dies

The Houston Chronilce is reporting; wrestling fans got a shock late Tuesday when word spread that The Ultimate Warrior, a legend in the WWE, has died at 54.
Toyota recalls 6.4 million cars worldwide

Toyota recalls 6.4 million cars worldwide

Toyota announced five recalls on Wednesday, affecting a total of 6.39 million vehicles globally.
At least 15 hurt at Florida day care when SUV pushes car into building

At least 15 hurt at Florida day care when SUV pushes car into building

Central Florida authorities were looking Wednesday evening for a 26-year-old man after a Dodge Durango pushed a car into a day care center, leaving at least 15 people, most of them children, injured.
Bentley unveiling plug-in hybrid concept

Bentley unveiling plug-in hybrid concept

Bentley cars, known for their luxury and speed, are also about to become more fuel efficient.
Is the Internet killing religion?

Is the Internet killing religion?

We can blame the Internet for plenty: the proliferation of porn, our obsession with cat videos, the rise of teen trends like -- brace yourself -- eyeball licking.
At least 12 injured as vehicle crashes into Florida day care

At least 12 injured as vehicle crashes into Florida day care

 At least one adult and 11 children were injured, some seriously, when a vehicle was pushed into a Florida day care center by a Dodge Durango, which then fled the scene, authorities said Wednesday.
Arlington hosting sports world’s next big event

Arlington hosting sports world’s next big event

Hosting college football’s first title game of the playoff era will mark another historic milestone for the stadium, which opened in 2009.

Viral photo spreads hope, love for cancer patients

A photo circulating Facebook is making a big impact in the online community Wednesday.

VIDEO: 20 injured, 7 critically in PA school stabbing

A male sophomore went on a stabbing spree at his Pittsburgh-area high school early Wednesday, an emergency management agency spokesman said.
18 million callers can't reach IRS for tax help

18 million callers can't reach IRS for tax help

WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) -- Got a question for the Internal Revenue Service? Keep calling, and be prepared to wait.
Made in Ghana: Luxury shoes put sparkle in your step

Made in Ghana: Luxury shoes put sparkle in your step

(CNN) -- Fred Deegbe was standing outside a shop window five years ago, marveling at the shiny pair of wing-tip Oxfords he'd just bought, when he started wondering whether such beautiful designer shoes could ever be produced in his country,