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Home Depot confirms months-long hack

Home Depot on Monday confirmed that hackers indeed broke into its payment systems -- maybe as far back as April.

General Mills buys Annie's for $820 million

General Mills announced Monday that it's looking to bulk up on organic snacks. It's buying natural food company Annie's Homegrown for $820 million.

Cuban immigrants who fled to Central America now crossing border illegally in South Texas

A Catholic Charities shelter in Brownsville said it is helping more and more undocumented immigrants from Cuba. The shelter provides food and clothing to immigrants before sending them on buses to reunite with their families.

Lawyers File Motion To Quash Perry's Indictment

Gov. Rick Perry’s lawyers have filed a second challenge to the governor’s indictment on Monday, asking a judge to dismiss the charges against him on the grounds that the charges are unconstitutional.

Waits for immigration status -- the legal way -- can be long and frustrating

In the debate over immigration, there's a common refrain from people who oppose a path to residency for undocumented immigrants: "Why don't they get in line?"

$7,500 reward offered for alleged Mexican Mafia gang member

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added John Guevara, 48, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

'Sons of Guns' star charged with another count of forcible rape

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives added a charge of Forcible Rape today on William Hayden, 49, of 11770 Greenwell Springs for the alleged rape of a 12-year-old female that occurred approximately 22 years ago within East Baton Rouge Pa

What parents should know about virus spreading across US, EV-D68

Hundreds of children across the United States have been hospitalized with a serious respiratory illness. Scientists say they believe the bug to blame is Enterovirus D68, also known as EV-D68.

Baltimore Ravens terminate Ray Rice's contract after video emerges

[BREAKING] The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice, the team announced Monday, the same day a shocking video surfaced showing the NFL star punching his then-fiancee in February.

"3-Strikes" plan spurs nursing home regulation debate

At a hearing in August to evaluate the state agency responsible for Texas’ elderly residents, State Sen.

Analysis: Agreeing, but less than 100% of the time

Texas Republicans seem preoccupied with purity these days, overrun with people who want to eradicate real and imagined apostates within the party.

In school finance battle, legal fees accumulate

If the Texas school districts that are challenging the constitutionality of the state’s school finance system ultimately prevail in their lawsuit, a result could be billions of dollars in extra funding from the state’s coffers for p

Greg Abbott asks If Wendy Davis book tour illegal

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott's campaign manager is requesting a ruling from the Texas Ethics Commission on whether Democratic gubernatorial candidate

Millennials are saying no to credit cards

Debt-fearing Millennials are saying no to credit cards.

Mother gets 20 years for starving her children

A mother found guilty of starving her two young children will now spend 20 years behind bars. On Thursday, jurors sentenced Kayela McClintick, 24, who was found guilty on two counts of injury to a child by omission on Wednesday.