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Texas Man Killed After Firing At Government Buildings

The gunman fired more than 100 rounds at a federal courthouse, a bank and the Mexican consulate before trying to set the consulate on fire. He died during a shootout with authorities.

America's Black Friday Craziness Has Crossed The Pond

The wild discount shopping that once was only a U.S. phenomenon has caught on in the U.K. and elsewhere, thanks largely to online retail giant Amazon.

Experts Predict Low Oil Prices Through Next Year

Following a decision by OPEC ministers not to cut production, crude prices had fallen to a four-year low before rebounding slightly.

Talking (Very Frankly) About Sex On Campus

Sex Week events are designed to foster an open, healthy discussion about sex.

Test Your Medical Smarts: Does This Patient Have Ebola?

Patient X arrives. She ran a fever. Now it's gone. But she has diarrhea. Should you test for the virus or not? That's the kind of case history presented to health workers heading to West Africa.

Video Of Woman Dancing On Tehran's Subway Goes Viral

The video was posted to a Facebook page called My Stealthy Freedom showing Iranian women defying the country's strict laws on female dress.

Eyeing That BB Gun For Christmas? Don't Go There, Doctors Say

Sure as the season, some toys that turn up on the most-popular lists are also considered a safety hazard. So best to skip the LED crossbow, eye doctors say.

NFL Fans Get Their Fill With 3 Games On Thanksgiving

The Philadelphia Eagles routed the Dallas Cowboys 33-10, the Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers 19-3 and the Detroit Lions won handily over the Chicago Bears 34-17.

Gold-Plated Gowns And 8-inch Pumps: The Stuff That Made Starlets Shimmer

Actress Mae West was petite, but on screen thanks to a pair of platform shoes she looked larger than life. A show in Boston examines the fashion and jewelry of Hollywood's golden age.

How Dogs Understand What We Say

Dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices, but what about the meaning of words? A clever experiment with 250 canines shows that dogs understand more of our speech than previously thought.

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