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Monopoly is adding new house rules

Do you play Monopoly with your own set of rules? Hasbro wants to know. The game maker is adding a new house rules version of the game. Monopoly fans can debate the 10 proposed house rules on Monopoly's facebook page until April 3, 2014.

FBI shooting after Boston bombing was justified, investigator says

The shooting death of Ibragim Todashev, an associate of the alleged mastermind of the Boston Marathon bombing who was killed in a scuffle with FBI agents, was justified, Florida's Ninth Circuit State Attorney Jeffrey L.

Food truck for pets opens in Texas

Food trucks are all the rage and now there is even one for your dog in Texas.

Investigators: Speed -- not drugs, racing or mechanical failure -- killed Paul Walker

Speed killed "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker, according to the investigation of the fiery car crash that ended the actor's life last year.

Optimism is back on Wall Street

Confidence returned to Wall Street today. Investors shook off two days of losses as a new report showed consumer confidence reached its highest level in six years. Even some mediocre housing data didn't damper the markets much.

Court ruling gives New Mexico resident hunters better odds in drawings for bighorn sheep, oryx and ibex

New Mexico resident hunters scored a big victory Monday with a U.S.

Massive apartment fire raging in Houston

A massive fire is raging at an apartment complex in Houston. The 5-alarm fire is burning in Montrose in the 2400 block of West Dallas.

GMO labeling movement stagnant in Texas

When Eric Herm heard in 2005 that genetically modified cottonseeds were the latest innovation on the market, he thought he should plant the crop on his family farm near Lubbock.

Authorities find about a dozen razor blades glued to playground equipment

It's perhaps the last thing you'd expect to find at a playground. Authorities say they found razor blades glued to playground equipment at a park in East Moline, Illinois.

Supreme Court case could add women's health hurdles

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday is poised to hear two cases that could add additional hurdles for women seeking reproductive health coverage in Texas.

ACA advocates make enrollment push ahead of deadline

Cynthia Donnell started the process of enrolling in the federal health insurance marketplace in November, but she faced delays when the marketplace’s launch was riddled with

Obama to propose NSA phone data changes

President Obama is calling for an overhaul of the controversial NSA program that collects bulk phone data. Currently the NSA collects massive amounts of data and stores it for five years.

Sailor, civilian killed in shooting at Virginia naval station

14 dead, 176 missing in Washington state landslide

The number of dead and missing after a deadly weekend landslide in rural Washington grew Monday as hope of finding any more survivors dwindled.

Jury hears closing arguments at bin Laden son-in-law's trial

He was suddenly among the most notorious, hunted men in the world, but in the hours after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Osama bin Laden wasn't concerned with running or hiding.