President Obama to nominate Bob McDonald to head VA Department

President Barack Obama will nominate Bob Mcdonald to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to the White House.

If you're planning July 4th getaway, you're not alone

If you're planning an Independence Day getaway, you're not alone. Triple-A projects 41-million Americans will travel 50 miles or more for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. That's up nearly two-percent from last year.

Get ready to pay more when you board a plane

If your summer vacation plans involve flying, you'll be spending a little more. Starting July 21, 2014, passenger security fees will increase at U.S. airports.

El Paso County fireworks ban reminder

As the Fourth of July approaches the El Paso Fire Department would like to remind the public that the use and possession of all fireworks are illegal in the city and county.

EPA tells Congress it has lost emails

First, the house oversight committee focused on lost e-mails at the IRS. Then it learned the EPA is also having trouble recovering e-mails the committee wants as part of a separate investigation.

Does your city stress you out or keep you cool?

City living is not for the faint of heart. It's expensive, there's usually a lot of traffic, and it can all be stressful but a new report says that some cities are more manageable than others.

Hidden cash craze arrives in El Paso

The hidden cash craze is coming to El Paso. The concept was started by a real estate investor in San Francisco who started the Twitter account @HiddenCash and posted clues that led followers to stashes of hidden money.

Think your savings account isn't as big as it should be? You may be right

Think your savings account isn't as big as it should be? You may be right. According to a new bankrate.com survey about one in four Americans has no emergency savings and many of those who do save aren't saving enough.

Move over Samsung, Apple's iPhone screens are about to get a lot bigger

Move over Samsung, Apple's iPhone screens are reportedly about to get a lot bigger. Suppliers in China will begin mass production on two new iPhones next month, according to Bloomberg.

Women exposed to pesticides may put their babies at risk

Women who are exposed to a lot of pesticides may be putting their babies at risk for autism or other developmental delays.

Home prices jump nearly 11% in April

According to S & P/Case-Shiller, home prices jumped nearly 11-percent in April from a year ago.

Why do some people get more mosquito bites than others?

If you work out a lot, are pregnant, or had something to drink at that backyard BBQ, mosquitoes might find you more attractive than the person sitting next to you.

How does being a pet owner benefit your health?

The more than 25-years worth of research shows pets are more than just another member of your family, they could be helping you to keep your health in check as well.

Phone scammer claims to be Doña Ana County Sheriff’s deputy

 A tip was called in to the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office Friday from a woman who reported that she was the target of a scam that used the sheriff’s office by name.

Sexy felon getting lots of attention on Facebook

Female facebookers are apparently swooning over the picture of a dreamy-eyed stranger. There's only one problem, he's behind bars!