AP EXCLUSIVE: California tax donations lost in bureaucracy
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:43:58 -0500
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Every year when they do their taxes, Californians donate millions for charitable causes, but nearly $10 million of that money sat unspent in government accounts at the end of
Woman to give birth to conjoined twins in Colorado
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:25:07 -0500
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — An expectant mother of conjoined twins in Colorado has been told by doctors one of her babies won't survive, but she's hopeful one can be saved.
Mayor thanks US student who helped thwart France attack
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:40:58 -0500
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An American student who helped stop a terror attack on a Paris-bound high-speed train said it's been a "crazy few days" and he is happy to be home.
New hospital in Jordan treats worst of Mideast’s war-wounded
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:17:59 -0500
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — They are among the most tragically wounded from the Middle East's multiple wars. A 14-year-old Syrian girl whose lower legs were torn off by a shell. A 15-year-old Iraqi boy who w
LEADING OFF: Cubs face Bumgarner; Greinke looks for rebound
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:14:57 -0500
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
Restraint over retweeting urged in Virginia attack video
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:14:07 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The online reaction spread quickly as expected after a killer posted video of his attack on two former co-workers in the midst of a live news broadcast.
TV station balances grief, journalism after on-air shooting
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:10:48 -0500
Alison Parker and Adam Ward's colleagues at TV station WDBJ saved their tears for off the air.
2 Iraqi army generals killed in IS suicide bombing
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:00:50 -0500
BAGHDAD (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber killed two army generals on Thursday as they led forces against IS positions in the turbulent Anbar province west of Baghdad, military officials said.
Defending Planned Parenthood
tdtnews.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:00:00 -0500
In response to Michael Brandes’ Aug. 15 letter: He wonders about the naming of Planned Parenthood and labels it as “designed to kill children.”
Former broadcaster in TV shooting was a volatile, angry man
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:34:18 -0500
Even after gunning down a TV news reporter and cameraman during a live interview, Vester Lee Flanagan II continued to rage. But after a volatile career that had seen him fired at least twice for clash
Chinese stock index jumps 5.3 percent as Asian stocks rise
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:06:22 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — China's key stock market index surged 5.3 percent Thursday, its biggest gain in eight weeks, as markets across Asia rose following Wall Street's rebound, giving investors some relief af
Fatal shot in San Francisco pier shooting was ricochet
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:27:14 -0500
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The shot that killed a young San Francisco woman and touched off a heated immigration debate ricocheted off pavement before striking her in the back, which defense attorneys say s
Amputees decry Medicare payment overhaul for artificial feet
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:14:13 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Famous people don't often get involved with Medicare payment policy, but a Boston Marathon bombing survivor and a former U.S. senator who lost a leg in wartime service have joined an
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