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India launches rocket in hope of joining elite Mars explorer club

India has launched a rocket it hopes will allow it to join an elite group of space explorers to Mars.

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Girls in the U.S. hitting puberty much earlier than their mothers and grandmothers

Girls in the United States hitting puberty at a much younger age than their mothers or grandmothers did. Scientists are always looking for reasons, and one of those seems to be weight.

Holiday mail for heroes

With the holidays just around the corner many East Texans will be getting Christmas Cards ready to be sent out. While making those cards be sure to remember to send some to our heroes overseas.

Central Connecticut State locked down for 'campus emergency'

 Central Connecticut State University officials told everyone there to get indoors and seek shelter around noon Monday after someone reported seeing a man with a gun on campus, university spokesman Mark McLaughlin said.

A single dose of HPV vaccine may be enough

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine Cervarix appears to provide enough of an immune response to protect women from two strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) and ultimately cervical cancer, according to a new study published Monday.

GRAPHIC WARNING: Man is facing charges after accidentally setting wife on fire

A man caught on camera sparking a gas station fire that burned his wife is now facing criminal charges. The surveillance video was taken last month at a Georgia gas station.

Google's Schmidt 'outraged' by NSA snooping

Allegations of intrusive data collection by the National Security Agency have "shocked" and "outraged" executives at Google, according to chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt.

New York University student gets stuck between two buildings

Officials rescued a 19-year-old New York University student who was stuck between two buildings near his dorm in lower Manhattan Sunday night, New York police said.

Katy Perry dethrones Justin Bieber on Twitter

In Twitter's popularity contest, Katy Perry is the new queen bee.