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Houston thieves crash car into gas station to steal case of beer

Some thirsty thieves went to a lot of trouble just to get a cold one. Surveillance cameras caught the crooks driving their car through a gas station. Their only loot? A pack of Bud Light.

Ted Nugent hits campaign trail for Texas GOP candidate

Controversial 65-year-old rock star Ted Nugent is campaigning Tuesday with likely Texas GOP gubernatorial nominee Greg Abbott, the state's current attorney general who makes no apologies for inviting Nugent on the trail with him.

After 150 careers, Barbie becomes an entrepreneur

Barbie probably boasts the most diverse resume in history. After sailing through 150 careers, Barbie newest gig is an entrepreneur.

Video games on CDs may become a thing of the past

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One may be the last of a dying breed of CD-based video game consoles.

Northwestern University QB leads effort to unionize football team

Kain Colter actually got this idea sitting in a college classroom at Northwestern University.

Detectives looking for woman seen using stolen bank card

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect using a stolen bank card. According to investigators, the victim lost her card at the Racetrac gas station on Siegen Lane in late December of 2013.

Maker of Candy Crush files for IPO

The maker of Candy Crush Saga and other wildly popular free video games filed for an initial public offering early Tuesday.

Tax preparer horror stories

From reporting bogus children in order to boost refunds to stealing clients' identities, many tax preparers are behaving badly.

Why retailers aren't protecting you from hackers

Big American retail stores have become a top target of cybercriminals, but the retail industry has very little incentive to beef up its security.

A close call in space: Asteroid zips by Earth

Only in space would 2 million miles be considered a close call. An asteroid with an estimated diameter of three football fields zoomed by Earth late Monday, missing our home by about that distance.