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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Officials say one person is dead and three others have been hospitalized in a shooting in the entertainment district of downtown Austin. Captain Rick Rutledge of the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services tells The Associated Press that one woman...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Officials say there have been separate shooting incidents within the same area in downtown Austin and there are multiple victims. The Austin Police Department posted on its verified Facebook and Twitter pages that there was an active shooting incident...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The sexual assault scandal that took down Baylor University's president and revered football coach also found a problem with a bedrock of the school's faith-based education: a student conduct code banning alcohol, drugs and premarital sex that may have...
Skydiver becomes first person to jump and land without chute
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The winning numbers for the Powerball are 11-17-21-23-32 and Powerball 5. Saturday's $487 million jackpot is the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot, but the odds of winning are incredibly small: one in 292.2 million. It's unclear if a winning ticket...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pocket version of the U.S. Constitution has become a best-seller on Amazon.com. The 52-page pamphlet printed by the National Center for Constitutional Studies sells for $1 and was in the Top 10 best-selling books on Amazon on Saturday afternoon. The site...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Accident investigators warned the Federal Aviation Administration two years ago of the potential for large numbers of hot air balloon deaths and recommended greater safety oversight of commercial operators. The FAA rejected those recommendations. A hot air...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The conflict between religious freedom and gay rights has a new battleground — California's religious colleges and universities. A bill moving through the Legislature would remove a longstanding exemption from anti-discrimination laws for religious...
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and authorities believe no one survived. The balloon crashed into a pasture shortly after 7:40 a.m. near Lockhart, Federal Aviation Administration...