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Argument may have preceded deadly Fort Hood attack
The soldier who killed three people at Fort Hood may have argued with another service member prior to the attack, and investigators believe his unstable mental health contributed to the rampage, authorities said Thursday.
Serial killer executed with new drug supply
A serial killer was put to death Thursday in Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his lawyers’ demand that the state release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug.
Today in History for Friday, April 4, 2014
Today is Friday, April 4, the 94th day of 2014. There are 271 days left in the year.
Australia says no time limit on Flight 370 search
Although it has been slow, difficult and frustrating so far, the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is nowhere near the point of being scaled back, Australia’s prime minister pledged Monday.
More mudslide victims found as state seeks new aid
Estimated financial losses from the deadly Washington mudslide that has killed at least 24 people have reached $10 million, Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday in a letter asking the federal government for a major disaster declaration.
Today in History for Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Today is Tuesday, April 1, the 91st day of 2014. There are 274 days left in the year. This is April Fool’s Day.
Seabed of jet hunt zone mostly flat with 1 trench
Two miles beneath the sea surface where satellites and planes are looking for debris from the missing Malaysian jet, the ocean floor is cold, dark, covered in a squishy muck of dead plankton and — in a potential break for the search — mostly flat. The troubling exception is a steep, rocky drop ending in a deep trench.
Mudslide death toll rises; search dogs take break
Many of the dogs essential in the search for victims of the deadly mudslide that buried a mountainside community will take a two-day break, rescue crews said Sunday, as the official death toll rose and more bodies were recovered.
The dogs can lose their sensing ability if overworked in the cold and rain.
Today in History for Monday, March 31, 2014
Today is Monday, March 31, the 90th day of 2014. There are 275 days left in the year.
Rural residents confront higher health care costs
Bill Fales wanted a new baler and a better irrigation system for the 700-acre ranch where he raises grass-fed beef cattle, but he scrapped those plans when he saw his new health insurance premiums.
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