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A massive asteroid slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, setting off a decades-long “impact winter” in which a blanket of ash blocked sunlight and caused a severe drop in global surface temperatures, new sediment research concludes. (Photo by NASA/Getty Images)

Study: Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Impact Created Dark ‘Impact Winter’ 66 Million Years Ago

A massive asteroid slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, setting off a decades-long “impact winter” in which a blanket of ash blocked sunlight and caused a severe drop in global surface temperatures, new sediment research concludes.

05/13/2014

Authorities say 2 are dead after flash flooding in Central Texas. (Getty Images)

Cleanup Begins After Central Texas Floods Kill 2

Flash floods across Central Texas killed two men and prompted dozens of emergency rescues.

11/01/2013

File photo of a helicopter. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

2 Rescued By Chopper After SUV Swept Away In Texas

A man and a woman say they spent hours clinging to trees above a flooded, roaring creek in Central Texas after their SUV was washed away, and were finally rescued by helicopter.

11/01/2013

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Woman Gets Life In Prison For 6th DWI

A 44-year-old Central Texas woman has been sentenced to life in prison for her sixth driving while intoxicated conviction.

09/19/2013

File photo of newborn babies. (credit: WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Newborn Boy In Handbag Abandoned In Central Texas

A newborn boy has survived being stuffed in a handbag and abandoned near a Central Texas home on a night when temperatures dipped into the 40s.

10/29/2012