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Sheriff: Texas teen kills mom, 2 neighbors, then himself

Authorities say a Texas teenager killed his mother and two neighbors before killing himself

At least 3 killed in fight at complex; bats, sticks used

Authorities say at least 3 people were killed after a fight broke out among a group of people wielding sticks and bats at a large apartment complex in Marin City, north of San Francisco

New York Is The Latest State With A Ban On LGBT Conversion Therapy

New York joins a handful of states with rules banning LBGT conversion therapy for young people.

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Cavemen ate better than you think

Cavemen may have eaten much better than we thought. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

North Korea Rocket Launch Sparks Concerns Over Missile Testing

North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday despite international warnings. The U.S., South Korea and Japan have all condemned the launch.

License plate readers a double-edged sword for NY village

A New York village that installed a ring of license plate scanning cameras in hopes of improving policing has found the monitors have become something of a double-edged sword

4th patient infected during mold outbreak at hospital dies

Officials say a fourth transplant patient who contracted a fungal infection during a mold outbreak at a western Pennsylvania hospital has died

The Super Bowl ad game: Celebrities, animals and humor

The Latest: Early spots suggest Super Bowl ads are returning to a tried-and-true mix of celebrities, animals and humor

Clinton Keeps Thin Lead After Iowa Caucus Audit

Iowa Democratic Party officials reviewed the caucus results, and while Clinton's lead shrunk, she still received the most votes.

Clinton to detour from New Hampshire, visit Flint, Michigan

Hillary Clinton is detouring from New Hampshire to Flint, Michigan, for a quick visit

Erdogan: US should choose between Turkey, Kurdish forces

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at the United States a week after a President Barack Obama's envoy visited a northern Syrian town that is under the control of Syrian Kurdish forces, which Ankara considers terrorists

Mourners pay respects to Buddy Cianci for second day

Mourners for the second day in a row paid their respects to former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see) at the building where he worked for more than 21 years

New England to get brunt of snowstorm heading east

Forecasters say southeast Massachusetts could get the brunt of a snowstorm that's heading for the east coast

Study Says Droughts In The Southwest Could Become More Frequent

A federally funded study says broad storm patterns associated with precipitation have occurred more rarely in the region over a recent 35-year span.

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Experiment could mean big step towards nuclear fusion

An experiment in Germany could be a large step in the direction of giving the world the clean, seemingly endless energy that would be nuclear fusion. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Violence Forces Thousands Of Syrian Refugees Toward Turkish Border

Violence in Syria's northwest city of Aleppo has pushed out thousands of refugees who are heading north to the now-closed Turkish border.

App launched with uniquely African emojis

App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis with characters dressed in traditional African attire and captions using local phrases

Duchess of Cambridge: Support children's mental health

The Duchess of Cambridge has made a video saying she and Prince William want all children to get support during difficult times

'Kung Fu Panda 3' leads on Super Bowl weekend

"Kung Fu Panda 3" leads the box office over Super Bowl weekend, while the Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" and the Jane Austin-monster mashup "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" follow distantly behind

Clinton Says She'll Release Wall Street Speeches If Rivals Do The Same

Hillary Clinton says she'll release the transcripts of speeches she gave to private groups if her opponents in the presidential race do, too.

Cruz embraces supporters on fringe of GOP

Ted Cruz's appeal among the base is relying, at least in part, by endorsements from some of the far right tea party wing of the Republican Party who oppose gay marriage and an evangelical leader who has described Hitler as a hunter of Jews sent by God.

Pilot after emergency: Somali airport security is 'zero'

The pilot who landed a jetliner in Somalia with a large hole on its fuselage says he has never doubted that it was caused by a bomb and has described the security at the Mogadishu airport as "zero."

1 dead, 7 hurt in shooting at Rochester, New York nightclub

Police say a shooting at a nightclub in Rochester, New York, has left one man dead and seven other people injured

Gas prices drop 8 cents over past 2 weeks, to $1.82

The average price of gasoline has dropped 8 cents over the past two weeks, to $1.82 a gallon

Professor Who Stood With Muslims Parts Ways With Christian School

Dr. Larycia Hawkins is leaving Wheaton College after being placed on administrative leave for her statements about Christianity's similarity to Islam.

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Wrong number on jury summons has people calling sex hotline

A Mississippi court made a mistake when listing a phone number for people to call regarding their jury summons. It had people calling a sex hotline. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Women Report Sexual Assaults At German Carnival, Including A TV Anchor

Reports of sexual assaults at Germany's Carnival celebrations were high. One TV anchor said she was assaulted during a live broadcast.