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Houston police officer killed because of uniform: county sheriff

The killing of a U.S. police officer on Friday in a Houston suburb was unprovoked, a county...

University of Texas removes Jefferson Davis statue

A statue of Jefferson Davis was removed from its pedestal Sunday on the campus of the University...

Hundreds mourn death of 9-year old slain Ferguson girl

Hundreds gathered to remember a 9-year-old girl who was killed when shots were fired into her Ferguson...

Understanding your electronic medical records

The days when doctors riffled through a folder bulging with papers to find crucial information about a...

More Democrats crack open door for Biden presidential run

More prominent Democrats on Sunday cracked open the door for Vice President Joe Biden to enter the...

Louisiana trooper dies after being shot in head

A Louisiana trooper has died after being shot in the head by a man who told him,...

Houston police officer killed because of uniform: county sheriff

Houston police officer killed because of uniform: county sheriff

The killing of a U.S. police officer on Friday in a Houston suburb was unprovoked, a county sheriff said, saying the victim was a target because of his uniform.

“It appears to be clearly unprovoked,” said Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman on Saturday, speaking of Friday’s shooting of Darren Goforth at a gas station.

Sheriff’s deputies on Saturday arrested Shannon Miles, 30, who will be charged with capital murder for the shooting, which Hickman said was captured on surveillance video.

Goforth, …

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University of Texas removes Jefferson Davis statue

University of Texas removes Jefferson Davis statue

A statue of Jefferson Davis was removed from its pedestal Sunday on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, days after a court rejected an appeal from a Confederate heritage group.

Crews were seen removing the statue of the Confederate president from its place near the university’s iconic clock tower.

Davis’ statue will eventually be displayed in the Briscoe Center history museum on campus, which university officials said is a more appropriate place for it. The Briscoe Center …

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Bobbi Kristina Brown buried next to her mother

Bobbi Kristina Brown buried next to her mother

Family and friends gathered at a cemetery Monday to pay their final respects to Bobbi Kristina Brown as she was buried next to her mother, singer Whitney Houston.

Police closed the road into Fairview Cemetery for the private ceremony. Outside the cemetery, well-wishers gathered to wave to the motorcade and hold up pictures.

The casket holding the 22-year-old daughter of Houston and singer Bobby Brown arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport shortly before 10 a.m. and made …

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Bill Cosby: New York Mag cover features 35 of comedian’s accusers

Bill Cosby: New York Mag cover features 35 of comedian’s accusers

New York Magazine has published an explosive cover story chronicling the stories of nearly three dozen women accusing Bill Cosby of rape or sexual assault.

The cover itself features 35 of the 46 women who have come forward publicly. The magazine said it spent six months interviewing each of Cosby’s accusers separately, “and yet their stories have remarkable similarities, in everything from their descriptions of the incidents to the way they felt in the aftermath.”

Joyce Emmons, a former comedy …

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Understanding your electronic medical records

Understanding your electronic medical records

The days when doctors riffled through a folder bulging with papers to find crucial information about a patient’s medical history are disappearing.

Today, health care providers at many physician practices, hospitals and health systems across America rely on electronic medical records that give the medical team, patients and their family members easy access to the same critical data.

Advocates note that EMRs make it easier for providers and patients to access health information, check test results, manage drug prescriptions, track …

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Chronic marijuana use in teens not linked to later health issues

Chronic marijuana use in teens not linked to later health issues

The study’s results show no differences in any of the mental or physical health outcomes that were measured regardless of the amount or frequency of marijuana use during adolescence.

A team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Rutgers University has indicated that smoking marijuana in your teens is not linked to later mental and physical health issues as numerous studies have previously claimed.

In the wake of the legalization of cannabis for recreational use in the …

August 10, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Ko wins Canadian tournament in playoff

Ko wins Canadian tournament in playoff

Lydia Ko won the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open for the third time and first as a professional Sunday, beating Stacy Lewis with a par on the first hole of a playoff.

The 18-year-old Ko finished with an even-par 72 to match Lewis at 12-under 276 at Vancouver Golf Club. Lewis, also a playoff loser this year in the ANA Inspiration, had a 67.

”This feels amazing,” Ko said. ”I had an amazing week. … To play good golf in front …

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Robert Griffin III returns to practice following concussion

Robert Griffin III returns to practice following concussion

Robert Griffin III returned to practice Sunday, three days after the Washington quarterback left the Redskins’ exhibition game against the Detroit Lions because of a concussion.

Griffin fully participated in individual, 7 on 7 and 11 on 11 drills during the approximately 2-hour session at Redskins Park.

“He was cleared for non-contact activity today,” coach Jay Gruden said. “He’ll be checked by a neurosurgeon later this week to determine whether he’ll be cleared for (Saturday’s game against the …

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Reviews

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Sedan

2016 Cadillac ATS-V Sedan

The 2016 Cadillac ATS-V is the American answer to Germany’s luxury/sport sedans and coupes: the BMW M3/M4 and the Mercedes-AMG C63....

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2016 Buick Verano

2016 Buick Verano

The Buick Verano was a timely addition to GM’s premium-brand lineup. Buick decided to take an existing GM architecture, and make...

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2016 Hyundai Equus

2016 Hyundai Equus

The Hyundai Equus gives the South Korean automaker a place at the executive-luxury table. While it can’t compete with the best...

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Other News

Houston police officer killed because of uniform: county sheriff

The killing of a U.S. police officer on Friday in a Houston suburb was unprovoked,...

Aug 30, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

University of Texas removes Jefferson Davis statue

A statue of Jefferson Davis was removed from its pedestal Sunday on the campus of...

Aug 30, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Hundreds mourn death of 9-year old slain Ferguson girl

Hundreds gathered to remember a 9-year-old girl who was killed when shots were fired into...

Aug 30, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Ko wins Canadian tournament in playoff

Lydia Ko won the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open for the third time and first as...

Aug 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Hurricane Katrina forced their church from New Orleans, but a congregation’s remarkable journey kept them together in Texas

In the wee hours of Aug. 28, 2005, New Orleans native June Lemon grabbed her...

Aug 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Understanding your electronic medical records

The days when doctors riffled through a folder bulging with papers to find crucial information...

Aug 24, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

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