Wendy Davis to announce run for Texas Governor Thursdsay

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis is expected to make her campaign announcement to run for Texas Governor in Haltom City, TX Thursday.

Jobless claims up, but still encouraging

Slightly more Americans filed for jobless benefits last week. The government reports about 308-thousand people filed initial claims for unemployment benefits last week, that's up one-thousand from the week before.

Mayor celebrates 100th day in office

El Paso's Mayor is celebrating an important milestone in his career.  Wednesday was Oscar Leeser's 100th day in office.

Government shutdown delays cancer clincial trials

Every week, hundreds of new patients, including children with cancer, are admitted to new clinical trials through the National Institutes of Health, but because of the government shutdown, those patients who are newly registered are being put o

Meat recall, fear of plastic in ground beef

A meat-processing plant in Hanford, California is recalling nearly 90-thousand pounds of ground beef meant for the National School Lunch Program, that's because it may contain small pieces of plastic.

New poll shows 1 in 5 Americans better off with Obamacare

Less than one in five Americans say their families will be better off under the new health care law, according to a new poll.

Happy 55th Birthday NASA

55 years ago today (Tuesday), the United States launched the space race with the creation of NASA. Originally part of the Department of Defense, the agency officially began its mission to explore space on October 1, 1958.

What's happens in the Borderland after partial shutdown

The consequences of the shutdown might not be fully known, but what we are sure of is that parts of the Federal government have shut down and that will have a direct impact on the Borderland.

Pope John Paul II to be canonized

Pope Francis announced Monday, that the canonization of Pope John Paul the Second and Pope John the 23rd will be held next spring.

Experts say book now and save money on Thanksgiving travel

Experts say you're losing money every day you wait to book your Thanksgiving travel.

Pakistan: Bus blast kills at least 17 people

At least 17 people were killed and more than 30 others wounded in an explosion that ripped through a bus carrying government employees in northwest Pakistan on Friday, authorities said.

U.N. climate change report released Friday

Human activity has caused at least half of climate change in the last half century, hundreds of scientists say. They are 95% certain of this, the surest they've ever been, says a United Nations report published Friday.

Donations needed because of cooler temperatures

The cooler nights and mornings might have you reaching for extra blankets and a sweater. Not everyone has that luxury and that's why some local organizations need your help.

New report: not everyone uses internet

It might seem like everybody is using the internet these days, but a new report finds that's not true. According to a Pew Internet and American Life Project survey, 15 percent of adults in the U.S.

Facebook stock soaring

More than a year after its initial public offering, Facebook stock is soaring. Shares topped 50-dollars for the first time today (Thursday).