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VIDEO: 3 injured in TX house explosion

At least three people were hurt in a house explosion in Texas Tuesday morning. You are looking at what is left of the home in Dobbin. That's about an hour south of Houston

VIDEO: Gay man sues state over personal license plate

A gay man in Georgia will be allowed to order a vanity license plate displaying his sexual orientation.

Prostitution, drugs alleged in State Department memo

Senior State Department and Diplomatic Security officials may have covered up or stopped investigations of inappropriate or even criminal misconduct by staff, according to an internal memo from the department's Office of the Inspector Gener

'Mystery' of 3 deaths in same hotel room traced: Carbon monoxide

For a time, it had the makings of a mountain mystery. Three deaths -- first an elderly couple then, weeks later, an 11-year-old boy -- in the same hotel room with the same immediate response from authorities: cause of death undetermined.

South: High-level talks between Koreas called off

What were supposed to be the first high-level talks between North Korean and South Korean officials in years will not happen as scheduled Wednesday, South Korea's Unification Ministry announced.

Cash-only doctors abandon the insurance system

Fed up with declining payments and rising red tape, a small but growing number of doctors are opting out of the insurance system completely. They're expecting patients to pony up with cash.

Arizona police: 4-year-old boy fatally shoots his father

A man was fatally wounded when his 4-year-old son fired a gun he found while they were visiting a residence in Prescott Valley, Arizona, officials said.

U.S intelligence leak: What next for Edward Snowden?

Edward Snowden, the former technical assistant for the CIA who has leaked details of a top-secret American program, is hiding out in a hotel in Hong Kong.

Mother who lost one son fights for other to get new lungs

Milagros Martinez endured losing one of her sons to cystic fibrosis before he could get a lung transplant. Now she's hoping her younger boy, Javier Acosta, 11, will get such an operation in time.

U.S intelligence leak: What next for Edward Snowden?

Edward Snowden, the former technical assistant for the CIA who has leaked details of a top-secret American program, is hiding out in a hotel in Hong Kong.