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Texas rapper pleads guilty to human trafficking for holding women as sex slaves

A man accused of luring girls into the sex trafficking trade through a hip hop music label pleaded guilty to charges, according to federal documents released.

As haze clears, are American opinions on marijuana reaching tipping point?

The question has dipped in and out of the national conversation for decades: What should the United States do about marijuana?

Your photos can reveal more than you think: how to keep your info safe

Did you have any idea people could track the photos you post online and find you? Well it turns out that some of the photos you take with your cell phone can pinpoint your exact location.

'Crazy' ants taking over Louisiana

If you see ants in your home, they may not be your usual ants. The newest species of ants is taking over Louisiana. They are called "crazy ants". Bobbie Coates said when she sees ants, she just kills them.

Two dead in Alabama crash of UPS cargo plane

The pilot and co-pilot of a UPS cargo plane died Wednesday when their jet crashed, broke into pieces and burned near Birmingham's airport, officials said.

Former ‘Bachelor’ contestant dies at age 29 in New Orleans

Former “Bachelor” contestant Gia Allemand, 29, died following an apparent suicide attempt, according to CNN. She was treated at the University Hospital in New Orleans.

Jesse Jackson, Jr. gets 30 months in prison for misusing campaign funds

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., once a rising Democratic star whose political fortunes imploded over the use of campaign finances to support lavish personal spending, was sentenced to 30 months in prison on Wednesday.

Boy infected with rare brain-eating amoeba in Florida

Another child has been infected with a rare, brain-eating parasite, less than a month after Kali Hardig ended up in an Arkansas hospital, fighting for her life.

Texas man racks up 48th arrest in 13 years, 29th arrest for public intoxication

A Lufkin man racked up his 48th arrest since 2000 on Monday night. Gary Lee Colquitt, 31, was arrested around 9:23 p.m., in the 500 block of Charlton Street for charges of Public Intoxication.

Tracking the Tropics: Eyes remain on Invest 92L in the western Caribbean

UPDATE: Thursday, 08/15/13 @ 1am: Thunderstorm activity has decreased over the last few hours, but the conditions seem marginally conducive for a depression or storm to form over the next 2-3 days.