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PHOTOS: Home explodes in Willis, Texas

Multiple injuries were reported when a home exploded in Willis, Texas Tuesday morning.  The house was completely leveled and neighbors reported feeling the blast for miles.

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Hollywood's highest-paid actors

Before you head out to see the latest movie blockbuster this summer, check out Forbes' list of Hollywood's highest-paid actors.

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Celebrities and their kids

With Prince George celebrating his first birthday on Tuesday, join us for a look at celebrities and their children, including the prince and his royal parents.

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Flight 17 passengers remembered

The victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from around the world and held a wide range of hopes and dreams. Here are a few of those passengers' pictures and stories.

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On this day: July 22

Wiley Post completes the first solo flight around the world, John Dillinger is gunned down behind a Chicago theater, two Soviet dogs become cosmonauts, and Prince George arrives to great fanfare, all on this day.

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Where Flight 17 passengers were from

Malaysia Airlines has given a breakdown of the nationalities of the 298 people on Flight 17, the civilian plane that was shot down over Ukraine. Take a look at where the people on board were from.

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World's craziest sinkholes

A 120-foot-wide sinkhole has swallowed part of a city street in Florida. Here's a look at some of the world's craziest sinkholes.

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America's best states to live in 2014

Take a look at the top states to live in 2014, based on crime rate, health care, number of local attractions and environmental quality.

Adoptable cats for July 18-24

There are lots of sweet cats that need homes. Check these out to see if you can find a new furry friend.

PHOTOS: Texans cheerleaders host calendar reveal party

Texans cheerleaders and fans celebrated the reveal party of the 2014-2015 Houston Texans cheerleaders swimsuit calendar at Houston Texans Grille. (Photos by John Brannen/KPRC Local 2)

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U.S. Navy

On this day: July 23

Miss America gives up her crown, Fergie gets a royal wedding, a new comet is discovered, and a singer's life comes to a tragic ending, all on this day.

Kelsey Grammer and Eddie the dog from Frasier

Paramount Television

TV's all-time 30 greatest pets

Whether they were the star of the show or just part of the cast, television history is filled with animal stars who stole the spotlight from their human co-stars. Here's a look at our picks for the best 30 TV pets ever.

Prince George

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Prince George's 1st year

Prince George is 1! Take a look back at the royal tyke's first year.

Immigration debate

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Immigration in America: A history

With Texas Gov. Rick Perry sending National Guard troops to the border, look back at the tumultuous history of immigation in America.

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Top 25 companies for work-life balance

Juggling a job and home life can be stressful. Find out which companies are making work-life balance a priority.

Phoebe Cates in Gremlins

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Stars who walked away from Hollywood

"Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and "Gremlins" star Phoebe Cates, who celebrates her 51st birthday July 16, is just one of several stars who walked away from Hollywood early.

MH17 crash3

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Malaysia Airlines flight crashes in Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines flight traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was shot down by "terrorists," an adviser to Ukraine's minister of internal affairs told CNN. Take a look at images from the tragedy.

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The history of keeping cool

This week marks the 112th anniversary of air conditioning, and aren't we all thankful! Look back at the ways humans have tried to stay cool through the centuries.

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On this day: July 21

The Scopes Monkey Trial ends, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin bid the moon adieu, Hank Aaron joins Babe Ruth in an exclusive club, and the last space shuttle lands, all on this day.

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Deadliest disasters at sea

Take a look at some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.

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Civilian planes that have been shot down

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has shocked the world. While it hasn't happened many times before, this isn't the first time a civilian passenger plane has been shot out of the sky. Take a look other civilian jets that have been shot down.

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10 foods you should never refrigerate

Chances are you've been mistakenly storing some of these foods in your refrigerator. Find out where they belong.

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Pucker up and guess these celebrity pouts

Think your know your celebrities' mugs? Then check out these pretty puckers and see if you can guess to whom they belong.

Job fair

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States with the highest jobless rates

While unemployment may be steadily falling nationwide, these states just can't seem to catch a break.

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Test your hair band IQ

How many of these 1980s hair bands can you identify?

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World's most socially progressive countries

A new index has been published, which ranks countries by social and environmental performance rather than economic output. Take a look at the most socially progressive countries in the world.

Vin Diesel in Fast & Furious 6

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Bald and beautiful celebrities

Are some of today's biggest stars too sexy for their hair? We'll let you be the judge by exposing the scalps of some famous bald stars.

Ian Thorpe

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Celebrities who are gay

Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe has come out after years of speculation about his sexuality. See some of the other celebrities who are openly gay -- and proud of it.

Malaysia Airlines crash Ukraine

CNN

Deadliest plane crashes in history

A Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has crashed in Ukraine. Take a look at the deadliest plane crashes in history.

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