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Newspaper takes heat over haunting subway photo

The man in the picture has his back to the camera. He's desperately clawing at a subway platform, looking right at the train that's bearing down on him as he stands on the tracks.

Longtime Texas congressman Jack Brooks dead at 89

Former Texas congressman Jack Brooks, who served in the House for more than four decades, has died. Authorities say he died Tuesday night at a hospital in Beaumont after a sudden illness.

World's oldest person dies at age 116

Before women gained the right to vote in 1920, Besse Cooper joined the suffrage movement. Then 24, the Georgia school teacher registered women to vote and spoke to others about the importance of having a voice in politics.

Flu season ramping up early, experts say

If you haven't received your flu shot yet, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says now is the time to make sure you're protected.

6 questions for Jane Fonda

In the 1980s, Jane Fonda was the face of fitness for millions of Americans.

Bowl Game Schedule Announced

The 2012-2013 bowl game schedule game out Saturday night. Texas A&M plays Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl. Texas plays Oregon St. in the Alamo Bowl.

William and Kate expecting first child

Prince William and Catherine Middleton are expecting their first child, the palace announced Monday. She has been admitted to a central London hospital with acute morning sickness, and is expected to be there for several days.

SeaWorld defends protocol, staffers' actions after dolphin bites girl

SeaWorld defended itself Sunday from criticism from a family after a dolphin bit their 8-year-old daughter at the Orlando attraction.

Male model convicted in grisly murder of Portuguese TV journalist

He was a 20-year-old male model. His lover was a 65-year-old man who was a television journalist. They were from Portugal, visiting New York City. The older partner broke off the relationship and ended up mutilated and dead.

Stocks: Job reports in focus this week

U.S. stocks have been stuck at a standstill recently, but reports on the job market, manufacturing and consumer spending this week may provide the market with a jump start.