Diwali, the "Festival of Lights" celebrated in India and across South Asia to mark the Hindu new year and which this year falls on Oct. 19, is increasingly celebrated in the United States.
Cities such as New...
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Execution Stayed; Inmate Asked to Take Blame in Another Case
A judge has halted the scheduled execution Wednesday of Houston's "Tourniquet Killer," Anthony Allen Shore, after he told officials about a scheme in which a fellow inmate asked him to confess to his crime.
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Texas Loans Houston $47M to Replace Bridges After Harvey
The state of Texas will provide a $47 million no-interest loan to Houston to replace eight bridges west of downtown that block the flow of floodwaters during heavy downpours, according to a newspaper report.
As congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when — and how — the probes will end.
After months of clandestine...
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Toyota Recalls Some Sienna Minivans for Shifter Defect
Toyota Motor Co. is recalling 347,120 Sienna minivans worldwide because they can shift out of the "park" position and roll away.
The recall involves Siennas from the 2005-2007 and 2009-2010 model years. Most...
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Helicopter Lifts Oncor Workers Up Tower for Upgrades
A video that appears to show five teenagers shouting a racial slur and expletive while laughing is under investigation by Utah school officials, a school district said Tuesday, and the NAACP has called for harsh...