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Posted: Apr 4, 2014 2:30 AM

Updated: Apr 4, 2014 2:31 AM

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) Investigators say unstable mental health may be the underlying cause of a soldier's fatal shooting rampage at Fort Hood this week. They also believe an argument with another service member likely preceded the attack by Specialist Ivan Lopez. Lopez turned his gun on himself after killing three people and wounding 16 others Wednesday at the nation's largest Army post.

KILLEEN, Texas (AP) A clerk at a Texas gun shop that sold the weapons used in two shooting rampages at Fort Hood says the store isn't to blame. Officials say Guns Galore is where Specialist Ivan Lopez bought the pistol used to kill three people and wound 16 others at the military base this week. The same gun shop sold a semi-automatic pistol and high-capacity magazines in 2009 to Nidal Hasan. He then killed 13 people during a shooting rampage at the Army post.

DENTON, Texas (AP) Savage thunderstorms kept North Texas on edge as they spawned a reported tornado in one town and pummeled another with hail as large as softballs. Four people were injured last night when a suspected tornado destroyed a farmhouse and a mobile home near Merit. Severe afternoon thunderstorms pummeled Denton with grapefruit-sized hail.

DALLAS (AP) Former President George W. Bush will display his portraits of world leaders in the first exhibit of his work as an artist. "The Art of Leadership: A President's Personal Diplomacy" opens Saturday at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas. The exhibit runs through June 3rd.

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