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Road Trip To America’s Most Haunted Places

Take a different kind of road trip this year. Check out some of America’s most haunted places according to Andrew Pyper, author of “The Damned.”

04/07/2015

A Cuban gives the thumbs up from his balcony decorated with the US and Cuban flags in Havana, on January 16, 2015. The United States will ease travel and trade restrictions with Cuba on Friday, marking the first concrete steps towards restoring normal ties with the Cold War-era foe since announcing a historic rapprochement. AFP PHOTO/YAMIL Lage (credit: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texans Hope Cuban Relations Boost Business

As American tourists rejoice in easier rules for traveling to Cuba, some business owners are hoping to benefit as well.

01/16/2015

Air Force Sergeant Robert Earn Davenport, 68, was laid to rest with full military honors. (credit: Bud Gillett, CBS 11 News)

Strangers Hold Memorial, Pay For Veteran’s Burial

Complete strangers gathered to say good-bye Wednesday at a touching memorial in Dallas for a veteran who left no known relatives.

11/19/2014

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Eight Soldier Portraits Added To Collin County Courthouse’s Tribute

During a special session of the Collin County Commissioners Court Monday, donations of 8 new portraits of U.S. Servicemen who died in battle were accepted.

11/10/2014

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FBI Director Warns Islamic Militants In Iraq “Coming For Us” 

U.S. airstrikes continue to pound Islamic militants in Iraq to keep them from their campaign of killing. On Monday, FBI Director James Comey sounded the alarm in Dallas about the militants known as ISIL.

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House OKs Bill To block Obama Deportation Relief

House Republicans have passed legislation to shut down a program by President Barack Obama granting deportation relief to immigrants brought here illegally as children.

08/01/2014

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Legal, Political Hurdles In Child Migrant Crisis

The legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama administration as it copes with thousands of Central American children entering the country illegally has come into sharp focus.

07/06/2014

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Perry Testifies On Child Immigration Crisis

The tens of thousands of Central American children entering the U.S. illegally is both a humanitarian crisis and a national security one, Texas Gov. Rick Perry testified Thursday at a congressional field hearing in South Texas.

07/03/2014

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Arlington Hosts Annual Family-Friendly July Fourth Party

Arlington hosted its annual Independence Day fireworks display Thursday night in anticipation of the July Fourth commemoration.

07/03/2014

United States fans enjoy the atmosphere prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

17 World Cup Fans More Prepared For The Fourth Of July Than You

These World Cup fans have a leg-up on us all when it comes to showing their patriotism and we all need to take cues from their American ways. Here are 17 World Cup fans that are more prepared for the 4th of July than you:

07/03/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

Celebrating America’s birthday can be a big affair. This CBS Local ultimate Fourth Of July party guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

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