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SpaceX Launches Supplies to Space Station

A fresh load of supplies is finally on its way to the International Space Station. A SpaceX rocket blasted off Friday with two and a half tons of cargo, more than a month late.

At Least 12 Everest Guides Killed, Four Missing in Avalanche

The world's highest mountain has seen its deadliest-ever disaster. As Nepalese Sherpa guides worked to set up ropes for other climbers on Mount Everest, an avalanche swept down the climbing route.

Child Hit by Vehicle in Big Spring

A child was hit by a vehicle in Big Spring on Thursday night. We’re told the accident happened in the 1200 block of Gregg Street, just before 8:45 p.m.

Officials Say South Korean Ferry is Totally Submerged

Searchers have now put markers on the surface of the water where the South Korean ferry went down. Part of the ship had remained above the surface until today, but now the entire vessel is submerged.

Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexican Capital

A powerful, magnitude-7.2 earthquake has shaken central and southern Mexico. The U.S. Geological Survey initially calculated the quake's magnitude at 7.5, but later downgraded it to 7.2.

UPDATE: Driver Killed in Rollover Accident on Interstate 20 in Midland County Video included

A Crosbyton, Texas, man is dead after an accident in Midland County on Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20, near the Cotton Flat exit, just before 4:30 p.m.

New Mexico Deputy Accused of Vehicular Homicide

A 22-year-old Dona Ana County sheriff's deputy is accused of vehicular homicide in the death of a pedestrian struck by the deputy's cruiser as it reportedly was traveling over 100 mph during a nighttime emergency call.

Crews Find Suspected Area of Radiation Leak

More than two months after radiation leaked from the federal government's half-mile deep nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico, crews think they have identified the area where the release occurred.

Texas Seizes Polygamist Group's Secluded Ranch

State agents have seized a polygamous group's Texas ranch where hundreds of children were removed during a 2008 FBI raid prompted by child sex abuse allegations.

Texas Jobless Rate Slips to 5.5 Percent in March

The Texas unemployment rate has slipped to 5.5 percent. The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced the March unemployment figure, compared to a 5.7 percent statewide jobless rate in both January and February.

University of Texas Won't Plug Maroon Bluebonnets After All

Maroon bluebonnets will be allowed to remain on the University of Texas campus in Austin after mysteriously appearing in the shadow of the UT Tower. It's believed that Texas A&M pranksters at some point planted the seeds for a variant of bluebonnet known as Alamo Fire, which is a shade of maroon.

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  • Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles

    Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:12:03 GMT
    A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head,...
    A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head, possibly...
  • Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles

    Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:42:05 GMT
    A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.
    A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.
  • AP PHOTOS: Sailors return from 9-month deployment

    AP PHOTOS: Sailors return from 9-month deployment

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:42:03 GMT
    Thousands of sailors were greeted Friday by cheerful friends and family who packed a pier at Naval Station Norfolk to welcome them home from a nine-month deployment.
    Thousands of sailors were greeted Friday by cheerful friends and family who packed a pier at Naval Station Norfolk to welcome them home from a nine-month deployment.
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  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:11:42 GMT
    A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
    A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
  • Yonhap: Captain of sunken SKorean ferry arrested

    Yonhap: Captain of sunken SKorean ferry arrested

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:11:36 GMT
    Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.
    Police arrested the captain and two other crew members of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving more than 270 people missing and 29 people dead, the Yonhap news agency reported Saturday.
  • Pensive pope at Good Friday Colosseum procession

    Pensive pope at Good Friday Colosseum procession

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:01:39 GMT
    Pope Francis is presiding over a torch-lit Way of the Cross procession at the Colosseum marking Good Friday in Rome.
    Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, battered women, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a torch-lit Good Friday Way of the Cross procession presided over by Pope...

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