'American Bandstand' host Dick Clark has died
Dick Clark, the ever-youthful television host and tireless entrepreneur who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," and later produced and hosted a vast range of programming from game shows to the year-end countdown from Times Square on "New Year's Rockin' Eve," has died. He was 82.
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When Texas lawmakers set up the Women's Health Program in 2005, the goal was to help poor women get access to birth control, check-ups and preventive health care. The program has saved Texans tens of millions in unwanted pregnancies and early detection of disease.
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5 killed in Woodward, Okla., tornado
A tornado struck this small northwest Oklahoma community early Sunday, killing at least five people, injuring several others and causing extensive damage.
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Texas hopes to learn lessons from searing drought
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Storm dumps waist-high hail in Texas Panhandle
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Ex-East Texas teller gets prison for embezzlement
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Jury selection under way in John Edwards trial
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