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ASSOCIATED PRESS FOXNews.com A NASA astronaut was ordered released on bail Tuesday on charges she attempted to kidnap a romantic rival for a space shuttle pilot's affections, but was told to wear a tracking device and not to contact her alleged victim. Orange County Judge Mike...
MICHAEL BARBARO The New York Times Wal-Mart Stores may have lost the online DVD rental battle, but it has no plans to lose the higher-stakes video downloading war. Today the company will introduce a partnership with all of the six major Hollywood studios — Walt Disney, Warner...
OBERT T. GARRETT and CHRISTY HOPPE The Dallas Morning News Gov. Rick Perry plans to ask lawmakers Tuesday to follow him in the boldest initiative of his administration: selling the Texas Lottery to subsidize health insurance for 500,000 low-income adults and fund research to...
ASSOCIATED PRESS As the popularity of stomach surgery has skyrocketed among obese adults, a growing number of doctors are asking, "Why not children, too?" For decades, the number of kids trying weight-loss surgery has been tiny. The operations themselves were risky, with a death...
Associated Press DEL RIO, Texas – A recent standoff between National Guardsmen and heavily armed outlaws along the Mexican border has rattled some troops and raised questions about the rules of engagement for soldiers sent to the border in what was supposed to be a backup role...
WTOV9.com An 89-year-old man is charged with public indecency after police said he was driving completely nude. Police said this was the third time John Welday was caught driving around naked. Martins Ferry police said a search of the vehicle also yielded over 100 photos of...
TERRENCE STUTZ The Dallas Morning News Like many Texans, Jeff Wentworth has had his share of close calls with other motorists paying more attention to their cellphones than the road. The San Antonio lawyer considers himself lucky that he has not had a collision with any of the...
ASSOCIATED PRESS Girls jumping rope chant "one less, one less," in TV commercials for the new cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil, vowing they will be one less cancer patient. But in the real world, Gardasil is getting used less than doctors would like. Pediatricians and...