Teen dead, more hurt in Texas high school stabbing

SPRING, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old student has been stabbed to death and three others are injured after a fight at a Houston-area high school. Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia says a confrontation around 7 a.m. Wednesday at…

Key events in the case of 3 kidnapped Ohio women

Ariel Castro, who kidnapped two teenagers and a young woman in Cleveland and repeatedly raped them for about a decade, apparently committed suicide in his prison cell Tuesday. A timeline of key events in the case: — Aug.…

Steven Tyler sings at tiny Nashville club

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler made a surprise appearance in Nashville and performed two songs before the audience was ushered out for the next show. Tyler was in the audience Tuesday night at the Bluebird…
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Kansas tightens eligibility for food stamp program

Kansas officials say the state will join several others in letting a federal waiver that allows an estimated 20,000 Kansans to receive food assistance without keeping a job expire.…

Auctioneer shows off 118-carat diamond in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York auction house is showing off a 118-carat white diamond that’s the size of an egg. The oval stone was highlighted at a Manhattan media event Wednesday. It will be auctioned in…

Adam Levine is fashion’s next pop star

NEW YORK (AP) — Shawl-collar cardigans and sweatshirt blazers? You’ve got to be as cool as a rock star to pull off this stuff as trendsetting style. Of course, Adam Levine, frontman of Maroon 5 and a mentor…

Crews begin razing massive Detroit housing project

DETROIT (AP) — City and federal officials are making good on promises to raze a vacant Detroit housing project once home to the Supremes before the trio became vital voices of “the Motown sound.” Mayor Dave Bing and…
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Kan. trio to join talks on future of Amtrak line

Community leaders from Kansas are meeting with their counterparts from Colorado and New Mexico next week to look for ways to save an Amtrak route through Kansas and Colorado.…

Teen dead in Texas high school stabbing

At least one person was killed and others injured in an altercation at a high school in suburban Houston, according to law enforcement officials.

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Flu season right around the corner

Summer doesn't officially end for another few weeks but flu season is right around the corner and The Cotton O'Neil Clinic has set the dates for its 2013 seasonal flu shot clinics. …
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Getting back into the swing of things

It's tough for adults to get back in the swing of things after a long Labor Day Weekend, and it's often even tougher for kids because it changes their school routine. …

Julie Andrews, Tina Fey to salute Carol Burnett

WASHINGTON (AP) — Julie Andrews, Tony Bennett, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will honor Carol Burnett as she receives the nation’s top humor prize in Washington. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is awarding Burnett the Mark…