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Analysis: Ruling provides candidates a talking point

Give this to state district Judge John Dietz: He gave the next Legislature a purpose. This year’s general election campaigns, to be fair, are just getting started.

Texas Voter ID Law trial begins in Corpus Christi

The three-year-old Texas voter ID law heads to federal court on Tuesday in Corpus Christi, where a judge will determine whether the state's measure requiring voters to present photo identification at polling places is unfair to minority vot

For TX charities, a struggle to send aid across Border

The siren and flashing red sign on the bridge into this border town meant a car loaded with donations from charitable Texans had to undergo a secondary inspection.

Austin brewery releases 99 pack of beer

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the packs of beer. Forget about a 6 pack or 12 pack, this one has 99 cans in it.

Colorado's missing marijuana taxes

Colorado is missing $21.5 million in pot taxes.

New report: How to crave healthy snacks

A pilot study just published in the Journal Nutrition & Diabetes states that changing your eating behavior might actually change how your brain reacts to high and low-calorie foods, like deciding to snack on carrots instead of cookies?

Country singer Carrie Underwood expecting her first child

Country music superstar Carrie Underwood shared some good news! The singer is expecting her first child with husband and NHL player Mike Fisher.

Train your brain to crave healthy food

It may be possible to rewire your brain so that it wants -- craves, even -- healthier foods. How? By following a healthy diet.

Labor Day tweet signals another labor day ahead for Carrie Underwood

Country music star Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher took to Twitter Monday to make an announcement: They are expecting their first child.

Momentum for Four-Year Degrees at Community Colleges

Momentum for Four-Year Degrees at Community Colleges by Reeve Hamilton, The Texas Tribune September 1, 2014

Firefighters come to the rescue of a pair of mountain lion cubs

Two Montana firefighters dressed in their bright yellow firefighting gear stand smiling broadly, each cuddling what looks like a blackened and charred chunk of wood.

U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia, Pentagon says

U.S. military forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network in Somalia, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said.

Kraft recalls more than 7,000 cases of cheese singles

If you're firing up the grill this Labor Day holiday, you may want to hold the cheese. Kraft Food Groups is voluntarily recalling more than 7,000 cases of Kraft American singles.

Kraft American Cheese Singles recall: Check your fridge!

If you're firing up the grill this holiday, you may want to hold the cheese. Kraft Food Groups is voluntarily recalling more than 7-thousand cases of Kraft American singles.

Gov. Rick Perry delets unauthorized tweet

Texas Governor Rick Perry says he has nothing to do with a post from his Twitter account that mocked Democratic District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg.