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Pope assumes responsibility for priest sex abuse

| |Friday, Apr. 11, 2014

Pope Francis said Friday he took personal responsibility for the "evil" of priests who raped and molested children, asking forgiveness from victims and saying the church must be even bolder in its efforts to protect the young. It was the first time a pope has taken personal responsibility for the sex crimes of his priests and begged forgiveness.

Searchers race to find jet; no new signals heard

| |Wednesday, Apr. 09, 2014

With no new underwater signals detected, the search for the missing Malaysian passenger jet resumed Saturday in a race against time to find its dying black boxes five weeks after families first learned their loved ones never arrived at their destination.

Pistorius wails while recalling shooting

| |Tuesday, Apr. 08, 2014

A subdued Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday described dinner at home, chatting and looking at cell phone photos with Reeva Steenkamp on the last night of her life. Then he erupted in anguished howls and heaving sobs while testifying at his murder trial about the moments when he says he realized he shot his girlfriend through a closed toilet door.

'Cuban Twitter' _overtly political, poking Castros

| |Tuesday, Apr. 08, 2014

Draft messages produced for a Twitter-like network that the U.S. government secretly built in Cuba were overtly political and poked fun at the Castro brothers, documents obtained by The Associated Press show. The messages conflict with claims by the Obama administration that the program had no U.S.-generated political content and was never intended to stir unrest on the island.

'Promising lead' emerges in hunt for Flight 370

| |Monday, Apr. 07, 2014

A concentrated air and sea search was underway in the Indian Ocean on Tuesday after an Australian ship detected faint pings deep underwater in what an official called the "most promising lead" yet in the search for Flight 370.

Army specialist from Watauga is killed in Afghanistan

| |Sunday, Oct. 09, 2011

Michael Roberts, 23, was on his second tour. He joined the Army in November 2007.

North Texas soldier dies in Afghanistan

| |Sunday, Oct. 09, 2011

Private First Class Jesse W. Dietrich, 20, of Venus, died Thursday in Kandahar Province from injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire, the Department of Defense said.

SEAL with ties to Arlington dies in Afghanistan crash

| |Sunday, Oct. 09, 2011

Matt Mills, who attended school in Arlington, was one of 30 American service members killed when their helicopter was shot down in a mission to aid Army Rangers who had come under fire.

Army dad in North Richland Hills to bring son's body home

| |Sunday, Oct. 09, 2011

Spc. Joseph Cemper was killed in Afghanistan by a suicide bomber.

Waxahachie High grad dies in Afghanistan

| |Sunday, Oct. 09, 2011

Joel Ramirez, 22, loved the military, his brother said.