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At least 19 deaths tied to flawed GM cars

Ken Feinberg, the attorney overseeing a compensation fund for victims of GM cars, has so far linked 19 deaths to a serious flaw with the automaker's ignition switches.

HIV-infected teacher accused of sexually assaulting Texas teenager

A 43-year-old Texas music teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy he met online. Authorities stated he possibly transmitted HIV to the boy.

Is it time to ditch Texas' key man Grand Jury system?

When Texas Gov.

Hidalgo County clinics cut ties with Planned Parenthood

Hidalgo County women who receive state-financed reproductive health services may soon seek care from familiar clinics — operating under unfamiliar names.

Prince Harry turns 30 Monday

England's Prince Harry turns 30 today (Monday). He spent the days leading up to his birthday at the "Invictus Games," a sporting event for wounded service members. Harry has been a big supporter of the event.

Pre-order sales for IPhone 6 breaking records

The iPhone 6 went on sale Friday morning, and it has already broken records. Apple says it has taken a record 4-million pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6-plus.

Analysis: Law, like politics, makes strange bedfellows

Greg Abbott, the state’s attorney general and the Republican Party’s nominee to

Olive Garden's big problem? Cold breadsticks

Olive Garden is trying to attract more customers with a bold publicity stunt: a limited time only Never Ending Pasta pass that quickly sold out and started showing up for sale on eBay.

A powerful tool against domestic violence

Editor's note: Joe Torre, Major League Baseball's executive vice president for baseball operations, was a nine-time All-Star as a player and managed the New York Yankees to four world championships.

In Health Care, Organizers Find Issue to Spur Hispanics

When Armando Rodriguez opened the front door of his home here on the city’s west side, Chris Ornelas of the Texas Organizing Project met him with one question.

Inside Texas Politics: Frontrunners' Strategy

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, I talked with host Jason Whitely and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Bud Kennedy about the campaigns being run by three GOP statewide candidates.

Hillary Clinton stumps for Iowa Democrats, and herself

INDIANOLA, Iowa (CNN) -- Hillary Clinton told reporters Sunday that the purpose of her return to Iowa for the first time in over six years was "to support candidates." But 2016's presidential politics were everywhere on a sun-soak

Body sensors to help Soldiers in future conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland.

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.

The final steak fry: Honoring Harkin with a large helping of politics

When Tom Harkin supporters Joan and Gray Kiernan decided to throw the congressional candidate a fundraiser in 1972, they charged $2 for the ticket, picked up the costs for the steak, salad and baked potatoes and gave the funds raised to Harkin&