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Credit Act affects users differently

The Credit Act has changed the rules of the banking business.Be sure to know how they affect you.

Lady Bears fall to Huskies in Final Four

SAN ANTONIO - The Baylor Lady Bears lost to the the Univerisity of Connecticut Huskies Sunday night 70 to 50. Despite the large margin, Baylor coach Kim Mulkey said she was proud of her team, and told fans the best is still to come for the Lady Be

Bird carrying deadly H5N1 virus found in Europe

SOFIA, Bulgaria – A dead bird found near Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Varna has tested positive for the deadly H5N1 virus, officials said Thursday.

Geneva atom smasher set for record collisions

GENEVA – The world's largest atom smasher is ready to start a new era of science, colliding beams of protons to learn more about the make up of the universe and its smallest particles.

UN says Iraq election credible, blast follows

BAGHDAD - The top official for the United Nations in Iraq says the UN has determined Iraq's March 7 parliamentary elections were credible and called on all sides to accept the results.

School board will meet to address students safety

WACO - Waco School Board President Allen Sykes has called a special board meeting for Saturday to address student safety on Waco campuses. This comes after a teacher was reinstated during an investigation regarding sexual assault.

Bin Laden threatens US over alleged 9/11 plotter

CAIRO – Osama bin Laden threatened in a new message released Thursday to kill any Americans al-Qaida captures if the U.S. executes the self-professed mastermind of the Sept.

European privacy battle looms for Facebook, Google

GENEVA – You have been tagged in 12 photos — even if you're not signed up to the Web site.

President Obama signs health care reform into law

WASHINGTON - After months of political bickering between Democrats and Republicans over health care reform, President Obama signed health care overhaul into law today. A House vote on Sunday sent the 10-year, $938 billion bill to the president.

1st Sikh in decades graduates Army officer school

SAN ANTONIO – The soldiers in standard-issue fatigues and combat boots stood side-by-side repeating their creed: "I am an American soldier. I am a warrior and a member of a team.