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Three things you can do for a healthier life

We all know that eating right and getting enough exercise are the keys to staying fit but there are things you can do, overnight, that can get you on the right track to having a healthier life.

Jose Antonio Vargas, symbol of immigration debate, freed after detention

Jose Antonio Vargas trumpeted that he was an undocumented immigrant for years. But authorities never apprehended him. Until now.

Texas sees rise in Medicaid signups

More than 80,000 additional Texans have enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program since the rollout of the Affordable Care Act last fall despite Republican state leaders’ decision not to expand eligibility to p

After criticizing White House over unaccompanied minors, Martin O'Malley said don't send them to Maryland site

After his strong criticism of the Obama administration's plans to return thousands of young undocumented migrants back to Central America, Maryland Gov.

Jose Antonio Vargas, symbol of immigration debate, freed after detention

Jose Antonio Vargas, one of America's most well known undocumented immigrants, openly discussed his status for years but was never apprehended by authorities. Until now.

Hershey raises prices by 8%

Your chocolate habit just got more expensive. The price of Kisses, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Kit Kats, and other candies made by Hershey's went up by about 8% Tuesday.

Border Patrol seeing increase in 'fake families'

The influx of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the border may be triggering yet another problem for Border Patrol agents--fake family units.

Texas man violently kills girlfriend in front of her 4 children

A Texas man is accused of stabbing his girlfriend several times, then throwing her off a balcony-- all in front of her four young children. The victim died later at the hospital, and the boyfriend is now in jail being held without bond.

Caught on camera: Bystanders stop carjacker

The violent struggle to stop a man from carjacking a woman and child in a minivan in San Diego was all caught on camera, Ashlee Demartino has the story.

Reporter Jose Vargas, symbol of immigration debate, detained at McAllen airport

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas was detained at a Texas airport Tuesday morning, his spokesman said.

Shoppers smash window to save 2 kids inside hot car while mother got a haircut

Some brave shoppers jump into action, smashing open a car, after spotting children inside. It happened Monday in Katy, Texas as temperatures hovered above 90 degrees and as Rucks Russell shows us, the rescue was caught on camera.

Cleveland woman takes epic 'duck face' mug shot

A Cleveland area woman's mug shot is making the world wide web rounds after she posed with an unforgettable "duck face."

Deadline to enroll in Texas Tuition Program quickly approaching

The deadline is July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future increases in tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities.

Can new bipartisan legislation help Washington tackle the immigration crisis?

On Capitol Hill, two Texas lawmakers have just unveiled Bipartisan legislation to try to solve this problem but the path forward for this bill is far from certain.

Women, do not eat junk food when you are stressed

It is so easy to justify comfort food it if you're feeling down but this new study says doing this even one single time, has a big impact on women's health.  A new study in the journal, Biological Psychiatry put the impact of emoti