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Trinity Groves, a 15-acre restaurant incubator, brought Chinese-Latin food and a new vitality to West Dallas. What was once a dangerous neighborhood is now a hotspot for international eats.
April 04, 2014
The Google owned company discovered users could unintentionally disable the device by waving their hands in front of the detector.
April 04, 2014
The men were sentenced under a new, tougher law on sexual assaults. They were convicted in two separate cases, including the rape of a 23-year-old photojournalist in Mumbai.
April 04, 2014
Barbie dolls are marketed with sports gear, but could they actually run on those spindly gams? The design for a doll based on an the average 19-year-old's physique looks like it really has legs.
April 04, 2014
The former president has taken up art since leaving the White House. The Bush center in Dallas is showing some of his portraits of world leaders. His favorite: That of his father, the 41st president.
April 04, 2014
Food industry "sensory panelists" spend hours chewing, swishing and analyzing food, sometimes to the point of pain. These tests ensure the mass-produced products like frozen french fries hit the spot.
April 04, 2014
The two Associated Press journalists shot in Afghanistan shared a gift for finding the humanity in war zones. Photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed and reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded.
April 04, 2014
The Formula One driving legend suffered a severe head injury while skiing in December. Doctors started to bring him out of a medically induced coma in late January. He is hospitalized in France.
April 04, 2014
The Supreme Court overturned a key campaign finance limit. Mike Luckovich sees cash carrying the day, while Nick Anderson suggests a way to show the court it erred.
April 04, 2014
Economists expect to hear this morning that as employers added about 200,000 jobs to their payrolls in March, the jobless rate edged down to 6.6 percent from February's 6.7 percent.
April 04, 2014
Wednesday's shooting rampage, which left three victims dead and another 16 wounded, ended when Spc. Ivan Lopez killed himself. The officer had drawn her weapon and engaged the gunman.
April 04, 2014
Although Latinos are 17 percent of the population, they represent almost a third of frequent moviegoers. People of color overall attend movies at rates higher than their percentage of the population.
April 04, 2014
Anja Niedringhaus died and Kathy Gannon was seriously injured when a man opened fire. They were in a car in eastern Afghanistan. The gunman is reported to have been a police officer.
April 04, 2014
When the first pitch is thrown between the Chicago Cubs and the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, it will mark the start of the 100th professional baseball season at iconic Wrigley Field.
April 04, 2014
Watching a great gamer is like watching a tennis or baseball pro: "If they're really good then you can watch and learn," says Megu Kobayashi, who watches gamers on a site called Twitch.
April 04, 2014
Attorneys sought a stay of execution because Texas refused to reveal details about the drugs it used to execute convicted killer Tommy Lynn Sells.
April 03, 2014
The vast majority of people, including soldiers, with PTSD, depression or other mental illness are not violent. Psychiatrists doubt the latest shooting at Fort Hood could have been predicted.
April 03, 2014
Basic human impulses often conflict with saving for retirement. For one thing, people hate losing something — even more than we love winning. Behavioral economists call this "loss aversion."
April 03, 2014
In Killeen, Texas, another mass shooting had some asking, "Again?" The flags flew at half staff as the community began to pick up the pieces.
April 03, 2014
Letterman has hosted Late Show on CBS since 1993. He made the announcement during a taping of the show in New York.
April 03, 2014

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