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Henry Kissinger Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of former National Security Adviser and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Personal: Birth date: May 27, 1923 Birth place: Furth, Germany Birth name: Heinz Alfred Kissinger

TSA removing 'virtual strip search' body scanners

Airport body scanners that produce graphic images of travelers' bodies will be removed from checkpoints by June, the Transportation Security Administration says, ending what critics called "virtual strip searches."

Bloomberg: Assault weapons ban is tough sell

Persuading Congress to ban assault weapons will be tough, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Thursday. But it's a fight the outspoken advocate of stricter gun laws says he's determined to win.

After 100 episodes, 'Fringe' cast bids farewell

After 100 episodes of alternate universes, monsters and shape-shifters, Fox's "Fringe" is coming to an end on Friday night

Colorado movie theater, scene of mass shooting, reopens despite discontent

The Colorado movie theater where a shocking gun rampage in July killed 12 people and wounded 58 others reopened Thursday despite criticism from the families of some of the victims.

Big 12 commissioner: League could be 'proactive' on expansion front

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram covers the Big 12. The conference is looking to add more teams.

Cheating arises from desires, incentives, pressures

Why cheat?

Rep. Gohmert releases statement regarding debt limit

WASHINGTON D.C — Today, Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding President Obama's press conference about raising the debt limit:

Gut-busting restaurant meals named 'dis-honorees'

Shrimp pasta, steak and eggs, maybe a bacon cheddar double cheeseburger. Sound good?