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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.

Egypt: Mohamed Morsy trial interrupted by defendants' chanting

The trial of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy got off to a raucous start Monday, with a judge twice pausing what was supposed to be a brief opening hearing as Morsy and his co-defendants loudly spoke over him, rejecting the charges and

Justices dismiss state law restricting medical abortions

 The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a pending appeal from Oklahoma officials who were defending a state law limiting abortions performed with medicine instead of surgery.

Christie stays way ahead in three final polls in New Jersey

On the eve of Election Day 2013, three new polls reconfirm the story line of the entire campaign in New Jersey: Republican Gov. Chris Christie's easily going to win re-election.