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Today in HIstory for Sunday, July 13, 2014
Today is Sunday, July 13, the 194th day of 2014. There are 171 days left in the year.
Shooting suspect collapses twice in court
A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife’s family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice Friday as a prosecutor read out details of the crime.
Immigrant community rallies after fire kills seven
Soben Pin wept as she tried to express her sorrow Friday over a fire that claimed the lives of five members of a Cambodian family and displaced dozens more in Massachusetts.
Lawmakers seek lower price for bill on vets’ care
Stung by sticker shock, members of Congress are scrambling to lower the cost of a bill to fix veterans’ health care amid a growing uproar over long waits for appointments and falsification of records to cover up the delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals.
At the same time, deficit hawks fear that letting veterans turn more to providers outside the VA for health care could cost far more if Congress, under pressure from powerful veterans groups, decides to renew that program rather than let it expire in two years.
Today in History for Saturday, July 12, 2014
Today is Saturday, July 12, the 193rd day of 2014. There are 172 days left in the year.
- Prostitute in Google exec case linked to 2nd death
Fireworks reports checked in deadly apartment fire
A fire ravaged a three-story apartment building before dawn Thursday, killing four adults and three children, forcing tenants to jump or hand their children to safety, and leading to dramatic rescues from upper floors.
Gunman demanded to know ex-wife’s whereabouts
A man charged with killing four children and their parents forced his way into the family’s suburban Houston home, tied them up and shot them in the back of the head when they refused to tell him where his ex-wife was, authorities said Thursday.
Today in History
Today is Friday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2014. There are 173 days left in the year.
Man convicted on terror charges files appeal
Nine years ago the FBI made a startling announcement: A “sleeper cell” of al-Qaida operatives was uncovered in California’s Central Valley.
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