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Batman: The Ride at Six Flags. (credit: sixflags.com)

Six Flags Expanding To Dubai

The theme park has announced a partnership to build a Six Flags themed park in Dubai, which would open in 2017.

04/10/2014

Residents (R) stand along a sea wall as high waves pounded them amidst strong winds as Typhoon Haiyan hit the city of Legaspi, Albay province, south of Manila on November 8, 2013. (credit: Charism Sayat/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texas Mission Group Rides Out Typhoon In Philippines

One of the strongest storms on record slammed into the Philippines. Here in North Texas, a number of people are waiting for word from a group of friends and family doing mission work in the the Southeast Asian country.

CBS 11–11/08/2013

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State Lab Cultivates Wasp To Combat Citrus Pest

A wasp no bigger than a pinprick may be the Texas citrus industry’s best weapon against the Asian citrus psyllid, a jumping lice that can infect trees with a devastating disease known as citrus greening.

09/08/2013

Ryder Cup - Day Three Singles

Woods Back In Asia, Preparing For Next Stage

He won’t consider it a great year, because it’s missing one essential ingredient – a major victory – but he’s becoming more confident that 2013 can be.

10/24/2012

View of the homepage of the YouTube website. (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

YouTube Blocked Over “Innocence Of Muslims”

CBS News reported Tuesday that YouTube has been blocked in both Bangladesh and Pakistan, in order to prevent further viewing of the 14-minute trailer for “The Innocence of Muslims.”

09/18/2012

Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship - Day Three

Woods, McIlroy To Stage Duel In China

Woods and McIlroy are to play an 18-hole match at Lake Jinsha International Golf Club on Oct. 29, the Monday after the top two players in the world ranking compete in different Asian tournaments.

08/15/2012

The company's logo hangs over a RadioShack store on February 17, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

RadioShack Reaches Chinese Expansion Deal

Radioshack has reached a deal to expand in Asia. The Fort Worth company announced a joint venture to open consumer electronics stores in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.

06/08/2012

Eclipse

‘Ring Of Fire’ Eclipse To Be Visible In Texas

Sunrises and sunsets often dazzle, but they’ll have a special ring to them in a few days for people in the western United States and eastern Asia, as the moon will slide across the sun.

05/17/2012

A car tire sits straight up in water over a land devastated by the tsunami in Sendai on March 13, 2011. (credit: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Arlington Woman’s Mother Survives Japanese Quake

Susan Morrison was born in Sendai. Her mother was single, with no job and no means to support a family. So when Morrison was three-years-old, the court gave her to an American couple. Morrison hasn’t heard from her since the earthquake.

03/16/2011

OTSUCHI, JAPAN - In this handout images provided by the International Federation of Red Cross Japan,  civil defense teams search for survivors March 15, 2011 in Otsuchi, Japan. After a third explosion Tuesday at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the government is telling people living within 20 miles to stay indoors with the windows closed because of the possibility of high levels of radiation being released from the plant. (Photo by Toshirharu Kato/Japanese Red Cross/IFRC via Getty Images)

Fort Worth Couple Home After Quake Strikes Japanese Vacation

A North Texas couple said they are lucky to be home after spending the weekend in Japan when an earthquake hit.

03/16/2011