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Holiday mail for heroes

With the holidays just around the corner many East Texans will be getting Christmas Cards ready to be sent out. While making those cards be sure to remember to send some to our heroes overseas.

Central Connecticut State locked down for 'campus emergency'

 Central Connecticut State University officials told everyone there to get indoors and seek shelter around noon Monday after someone reported seeing a man with a gun on campus, university spokesman Mark McLaughlin said.

A single dose of HPV vaccine may be enough

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine Cervarix appears to provide enough of an immune response to protect women from two strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) and ultimately cervical cancer, according to a new study published Monday.

GRAPHIC WARNING: Man is facing charges after accidentally setting wife on fire

A man caught on camera sparking a gas station fire that burned his wife is now facing criminal charges. The surveillance video was taken last month at a Georgia gas station.

Google's Schmidt 'outraged' by NSA snooping

Allegations of intrusive data collection by the National Security Agency have "shocked" and "outraged" executives at Google, according to chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt.

New York University student gets stuck between two buildings

Officials rescued a 19-year-old New York University student who was stuck between two buildings near his dorm in lower Manhattan Sunday night, New York police said.

Justices dismiss state law restricting medical abortions

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a pending appeal from Oklahoma officials who were defending a state law limiting abortions performed with medicine instead of surgery.

Obama stumps for McAuliffe in Virginia governor's race

 President Barack Obama sidestepped talking about his signature achievement, health care reform, and instead focused on the politics of the government shutdown in a campaign rally to help Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe get over the fini

Honda recalls minivans over brake issue

Honda is recalling 344,000 Odyssey minivans for a sensor issue that can cause the vehicle to brake on its own.

What's up with Obamacare and my healthcare?

 As the politicians fuss and fight over the merits of the biggest overhaul of the health insurance system in this country, you may be wondering, "What does this all mean to me?" Here's what we know so far about what's up